Athletics History Books

Athletics in the 19th Century


This series of books is planned to cover the whole 19th century. The first five volumes contain the years 1881-1884, 1885-1888, 1857-1864, 1849-1856 and 1801-1848. Please, contact the Finnish Athletics Archive Association (Mikko Nieminen) for orders.

The Early History of Modern Field Athletics


The book with 127 pages is published under the "NURMI"-series of the Finnish Athletics Archive Association in 2014. Please, contact the association (Mikko Nieminen) for orders.

The Greatest Athletes of the Modern Era


The series is published under the "NURMI"-series of the Finnish Athletics Archive Association. The first book was published in 2010. The series contain so far books:
  • Men's 100 Metres, 1881-2009
  • Men's 200 Metres, 1881-2010
  • Men's 400 Metres, 1869-2010
  • Men's 800 Metres, 1869-2011
  • Men's 1500 Metres, 1869-2011
  • Men's 5000 and 10000 Metres, 1869/1877-2012
  • Men's 110 and 400 Metres Hurdles, 1869-2012
  • Men's High Jump and Pole Vault, 1869-2012
  • Men's Long Jump and Triple Jump, 1869-2013
  • Men's Discus Throw and Javelin Throw, 1897/1893-2013
  • Men's Marathon and 3000 Metres Steeplechase, 1897/1921-2015
Books are available from the association (Mikko Nieminen).

page updated 25-Nov-2020

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