Jahangir Khan 555

Subtitle:
The Untold Story Behind Squash's Invincible Champion and Sport’s Greatest Unbeaten Run
By:
Rod Gilmour & Alan Thatcher
Price:
£12.99
Out:
ISBN:
9781785312182
Format:
Paperback
Size:
216 x 138
Pages:
288

Description

From 1981 to 1986, Pakistani squash great Jahangir Khan went undefeated to herald the longest unbeaten run in sport. In the 30th anniversary of his incredible achievements, the book dissects his five-year run, the extent his rivals went to even to win a game and, tellingly, brings to an end the long-held belief that he went 555 matches unbeaten.

Click here for BBC Radio Merseyside interview with Alan Thatcher

About the author

Rod Gilmour co-authored James Willstrop's Shot and a Ghost: A Year in the Brutal World of Professional Squash, which was nominated for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year in 2012. It was the first self-published book to be nominated for the award. He also wrote Trading Secrets and has covered squash and Olympic sports for the Daily Telegraph since 2008. Alan Thatcher is a lifelong sports journalist who has worked for The Sun and Daily Express. He is the founder of World Squash Day and can usually be found behind the microphone introducing players across the globe.