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Great Sporting Comebacks Quiz

Inspired to make a quiz about comebacks. 10 Questions.

 
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In the final of which event did Lasse Viren fall only to get up and win gold in a world record time in the Munich Olympics, on 31 August 1972?

  • 10,000m
  • 5,000m
  • Steeple chase
  • 1,500m

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How many were Hampshire bowled out for (and made to follow on) when they went on to beat Yorkshire by 155 runs in the county championship Edgbaston, 14-17 June 1922

  • 0
  • 15
  • 36
  • 42

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Which team came back from 5-1 down with half an hour to go, having played most of the match with 10 men to win 7-6 in the second division at The Valley on 21 December 1957?

  • Huddersfield
  • Sheffield Wednesday
  • Charlton
  • Bradford

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What nationality was Henri Cochet who was almost overwhelmed by Bill Tilden in three sets, then beat him in five in Wimbledon semi-final 30 June 1927?

  • English
  • American
  • Belgian
  • French

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Who beat Steve Davis in the world snooker final at the Crucible, Sheffield, on 29 April 1985 after losing the first seven frames?

  • Dennis Taylor
  • Cliff Thorburn
  • Terry Griffiths
  • Ray Reardon

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Which golfer won from 7 down in the world matchplay, at Wentworth on 15 Oct 1965?

  • Arnold Palmer
  • Gary Player
  • Jack Nicklaus
  • Ben Hogan

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Which golfer came from 10 shots behind at the start of the final round of the 1999 British Open after the infamous collapse of Jean Van de Velde?

  • Darren Clarke
  • Nick Faldo
  • Paul Lawrie
  • Nick Faldo

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Against which team did Liverpool recover from 3-0 down to win the 2005 Champions League final?

  • Bayern Munich
  • Real Madrid
  • Barcelona
  • AC Milan

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Which boxer returned 10 years after retiring to become the oldest man to be crowned world heavyweight champion, reclaiming the title at the age of 45 in 1994 by knocking out Michael Moorer?

  • George Foreman
  • Joe Frazier
  • Frank Bruno
  • Marvin Haggler

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How many points behind were Europe going into the final day of 39th Ryder Cup at the Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Illinois, U.S when they won 14½–13½?

  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6

 

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