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British Olympians Quiz

Go for Gold! 10 Questions.

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Ann Callaway represented Great Britain in the 1984 Olympics in the women's eight rowing team, but what is her other claim to fame?

  • She was an olympic swimmer in the 1980 Oympics
  • She was the first blind rower in Olympics
  • She is Sir Steve Redgrave's wife
  • She only had one leg and was in main Olympics

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Who won a gold medal in the 100 metres breaststroke at the 1980 Olympics in Moscow?

  • Duncan Goodhew
  • Adrian Moorhouse
  • David Wilkie
  • Sharron Davies

Question 3 Photo

Only one British athlete won a medal in the track and field events in the 1976 Olympics. This was in the Men's 10,000 metres. Who won this medal

  • Steve Ovett (Bronze)
  • David Moorcroft (Bronze)
  • Paul Nihill (Bronze)
  • Brendan Foster (Bronze)

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As a result of finishing fifth in the 1980 Winter Olympics figure skating competition, Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean gave up their jobs in order to skate full-time. What were their jobs?

  • Insurance Clerk and Policeman
  • Secretary and Fireman
  • Optician and Banker
  • Hairstylist and Reporter

Question 5 Photo

Linford Christie won a gold medal representing Great Britain in the 100 metres at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, but what country was he born in?

  • Trinidad
  • Barbados
  • Jamaica
  • St Kitts

Question 6 Photo

Who won the gold medal in the heptathlon in the 2000 Olympics?

  • Denise Lewis
  • Tessa Sanderson
  • Sally Gunnell
  • Kelly Sotherton

Question 7 Photo

What colour medal did Amir Khan win in the lightweight boxing tournament at the 2004 Olympics?

  • Did not win medal
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Bronze

Question 8 Photo

Who won a silver medal in the men's javelin event at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta?

  • Roald Bradstock
  • Mick Hill
  • David Ottley
  • Steve Backley

Question 9 Photo

Sean Kerly, Imran Sherwani and Ian Taylor were all members of Great Britain's gold-medal winning team in the 1988 Olympics in Seoul. In what sport?

  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Hockey
  • Water Polo

Question 10 Photo

The film "Chariots Of Fire" is based on the true story of two British athletes competing in the 1924 Paris Olympics. What was the name of the athlete who won the gold medal in the 100 metres?

  • Harold Abrahams
  • Eric Liddell
  • Douglas Lowe
  • Lancelot Royle