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Stride to Glory: Volume 3

Women at the Games: Changing Times

53 Minutes
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The outstanding endurance capacities of women are a scientific fact. This video demonstrates how stamina is translated into the sporting arena through the exploits of modern athletics champions Ana Fidelia Quirot, Joan Benoit, Elana Meyer and Derartu Tulu. Women’s Olympic success has not always been on an individual basis, through teamwork, women have battled their way into the history books through sports often typified as "male only": football, basketball, volleyball, handball, hockey and softball. This program shows how female athletes have picked up the pace of women’s sport with rapid fire skill and the accomplishments of these outstanding women athletes.

· Documentary   · 2000   · Topics   · Women