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Weightlifting (Commonwealth)

Olympic weightlifting performed by athletes from commonwealth nations 15 Questions.

 
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1

The Commonwealth Games were initially known as what ?

  • The British Empire Games
  • The European Union Games
  • The Unified Federation Games

2

The lightest men's weight class is known as ?

  • Paper weight
  • Fly weight
  • Feather weight

3

David Morgan of Wales won his first Commonwealth Gold days after which birthday ?

  • 17
  • 18
  • 19

4

Up until the 1970 Commonwealth Games they had 3 lifts, the snatch, the clean and jerk and ..........?

  • Squat
  • Deadlift
  • Press

5

Harvey Goodman won many Commonwealth medals for Australia but where was he born ?

  • England
  • Scotland
  • Wales

6

Gary Taylor of Wales won at the 1982 Commonwealth Games and represented GB at the Olympic Games, going on to excel in what else?

  • Bodybuilding
  • Strongman
  • Both

7

What happend at the 1990 Commonwealth Games ?

  • Women's Weightlifting was introduced
  • Individual medals given (not just total)
  • Tonga win first medal in weightlifting

8

Over the years more than one person from a family has competed in the Commonwealth Games ?

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Morgan Family
  • Yule Family
  • Littler Family
  • McNiven Family

Right

  • Brother and Sister at same Games
  • Competed for Scotland and England
  • Competed against each other
  • Father,Son and mum at same Games

9

The Camaroon island competed in their first Commonwealth Games in what year ?

  • 1990
  • 1994
  • 1998

10

Patrick 'Ironbar' Bassey won a bronze medal at lightweight in the 1982 Commonwealth Games for which nation ?

  • Nigeria
  • Figi
  • Trinidad

11

Which English Commonwealth Games medalist also won a bronze at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles ?

  • Keith Boxall
  • David Mercer
  • Peter May

12

Who won a medal in the snatch at the 1998 Commonwealth Games then went on to injure his ankle in the clean and Jerk ?

  • Leon Griffin
  • Tony Morgan
  • Stuart Cruickshank

13

Australian Superheavy Dean (Dinko) Lukin did what for a living which 'hit' the headlines ?

  • Model
  • Tuna Fisherman
  • Scientist

14

Precious Mckenzie Won medal for two different nations in 1966,1970 and 1974. Which ones ?

  • England and New Zealand
  • Wales and Canada
  • Scotland and Australia

15

Which one of the following is not only a Commonwealth Games medallist but also a World Champion Powerlifter with World records too ?

  • Robert Kabbas
  • Delroy McQueen
  • Kevin Roy

 

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