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by Snell, Peter.

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TitlePeter Snell : from Olympian to scientist
Author / Responsible partySnell, Peter.
GenreAutobiography, Sports, Science.
TopicsAutobiography, Sports, Science. Snell, Peter, -- 1938-2019. Runners (Sports) -- New Zealand -- Biography. Scientists -- United States -- Biography.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherBlind Low Vision NZ


This remarkable New Zealander exploded on the athletic scene at the Rome Olympic Games in 1960, retiring five years later with multiple Olympic medals and records, Commonwealth golds and eight world records. Seeking a life after running he achieved two United States university degrees and success as an internationally acknowledged scientific researcher and authority in the fields of human performance, wellness and ageing.

Additional Information

System control numberAM15789
Original Print PublisherNorth Shore, N.Z. : Penguin, 2007.
NarratorMerv Smith and Pat Courtenay.
Narrator NameMerv Smith and Pat Courtenay.
Participant or performer noteMerv Smith and Pat Courtenay.
Narrators GenderMale narrator