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Athletics Quiz?

Questions on athletics. 20 Questions.

 
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1

Who holds the world record for women at the 100 metres?

  • Gail Devers
  • Florence Griffiths Joiner
  • Kathy Freeman

2

What do Allan Wells and Lynford Christie have in common?

  • The only Britons to win Olympic gold
  • Both ran the 400 metres
  • Both won the egg and spoon race as children

3

Where were the 2002 Commonweath games held?

  • Manchester
  • Edinburgh
  • Brisbane

4

What nationality is the sprinter Petro Menna?

  • Italian
  • French
  • Spanish

5

Where were the 1960 Olympic games held?

  • Rome
  • Tokyo
  • Melbourne

6

What event did Alan Pascoe compete in?

  • 400 metres
  • 400 metres hurdles
  • 800 metres

7

Who won the 800 for men in the Moscow olympics?

  • Seb Coe
  • Steve Ovett
  • Steve Cram

8

Sally Gunnell won a gold medal at what event in the olympics?

  • 400 metres hurdles
  • 100 metres hurdles
  • 400 metres

9

Who is the only American to win the 10,000 metres?

  • Billy Whiz
  • Billy Mills
  • Billy Miles

10

Who holds the womens 200 metre world record?

  • Kathy Freeman
  • Florence Griffiths Joiner
  • Veronica Cambell-Brown

11

What is the technique used for the high jump?

  • Fosbury flop
  • Hop skip and jump
  • The stradle jump

12

What is the barrier height for the 110 metres for mens hurdles?

  • 3 foot 6 inches
  • 3 foot 10
  • 3 for 8

13

What country does the world record holders for the relay four by one come from?

  • USA
  • Jamaica
  • Great Britian

14

Who won the 100 metres for men in the 1972 Munich olympics?

  • Don Quarrie
  • Hazley Crawford
  • Valery Borzov

15

Who is the world record holder for the long jump?

  • Carl Lewis
  • Mike Powell
  • Aston Moore

16

What was Kathy Cookes maiden name?

  • Smallhouse
  • Smallwood
  • Smallbridge

17

Fiona May represented GB at what event before she represented Italy?

  • Long jump
  • High jump
  • Triple jump

18

1991 Tokyo world championships fill the missing link of the British quartet that won the gold medal?

  • Brian Whittle
  • Derek Redman
  • Phil Brown

19

Where were the 1956 Olympic games held

  • Helsinki
  • Melbourne
  • London

20

Who holds the world 400 metres record?

  • David Jenkins
  • Jermery Wariner
  • Michael Johnson

 

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