Jane Saville

Jane Saville

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jane Kara Saville (born 5 November 1974) is an Australian race walker who won a bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. She was born in Sydney. Saville, from an athletically-inclined family, competed in swimming and surf lifesaving events as well as walking as a junior athlete. She has competed at four Olympics, with a midfield result in 1996. In the 20 km racewalking event at the 2000 Summer Olympics in her home city of Sydney, when heading into the stadium's tunnel for the final stretch, Saville was disqualified for an illegal gait (lifting: a very common occurrence in race walking - the previous leader of the event had already been disqualified). Saville collapsed in tears; afterwards, when asked what she needed, she replied "A gun to shoot myself." Saville recovered her composure soon after and was publicly philosophical about her lossshow more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135758144
  • 9786135758146