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 Books written by Eugen Sandow on bodybuilding and health
This book was sold at Sandow's performances and
The first printing is green with gold accents on the cover (as the above illustration shows)
Sandow also wrote other smaller books, articles for
www.sandowmuseum.com /sandowbooks.html   (330 words)

 freestyle wrestling --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
The U.S. finished first with 8 points, followed by Russia with 6 points, Canada with 4, Cuba with 2, and Japan with 0.
From the 18th century on, a procession of wrestlers or strongmen appeared at fairs, in theatres, and in circuses, challenging all comers, beginning with the Englishman Thomas Topham of London in the 18th century and culminating with Eugene Sandow, the German-born international figure, who continued into the 20th century.
Early in the 1800s wrestling became a part of the...
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9035309   (744 words)

 Sports: Weightlifting: History - Open Site
The first major physique competition, "The Great Competition," was held in London in 1901.
It was sponsored by Eugene Sandow, a strongam and gym owner who is sometimes considered "The Father of Modern Bodybuilding." The Mr.
Universe competition started in London in 1950 and became the permier amateur bodybuilding competition.
open-site.org /Sports/Weightlifting/History   (300 words)

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