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Women's Athletics Quiz

See how much you know about the history of women's athletics! 8 Questions.

 
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1

When and where did Paula Radcliffe set the current Women's World Marathon record?

  • Chicago, 2002
  • London, 2003
  • New York, 2004

2

Which Olympic Games saw the first running of the Women's Steeplechase?

  • Sydney, 2000
  • Athens, 2004
  • Beijing, 2008

3

Which woman is the only athlete in Olympic history to win medals in running, jumping and throwing disciplines?

  • Babe Didrikson
  • Irena Szewinska
  • Fanny Blankers-Koen

4

In what year were women first allowed to compete in athletic events at the Olympics?

  • 1912
  • 1928
  • 1904

5

How old was Fanny Blankers-Koen when she won four gold medals at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London?

  • 26
  • 30
  • 35

6

What is the current world record for the Women's 400m?

  • 47.60
  • 48.01
  • 47.89

7

In which year did Yelena Isinbayeva first clear the height of 5.00m in the Women's Pole Vault?

  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2006

8

Who was the first woman to run in the Boston Marathon?

  • Kathrine Switzer
  • Nina Kuscsik
  • Roberta Gibb

 

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