Every winner of an Olympic event has had to work hard to get to the top, but some have to work even harder to succeed. Find out which athletes have overcome racial inequality, illness and disabilities to earn their medals.
This is Book 202 in the Collins Big Cat Series. See all Collins Big Cat books here.
Jillian Powell has an MA in English from Cambridge University and an M.Phil in Art History from the Courtauld Institute, London. She is an experienced writer of children's fiction and non-fiction, and has written on many social issues.More about Jillian Powell