Question about the less well known Olympic sports 10 Questions.
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ARCHERY - which country has won more than double the gold medals of their nearest rivals and is generally acknowledged as the best archery nation?
FENCING - There are three types of sword used in fencing competitions. Foil and Sabre are two but what is the third?
HANDBALL - which two countries won the mens and womens Gold Medals at the Beijing Olympics of 2008?
Japan and Malaysia
USA and Portugal
France and Norway
Venezuela and Panama
WRESTLING - Has been an Olympic sport since 708BC and is divided into 2 types. Freestyle is one but what is the other wrestling format called?
SHOOTING - what is "a shoot off"?
You fire one shot at your rivals target.
A tie-breaking round following a draw
When the competitors finish early they "shoot off"
The circle outside the Bull is known as "the shoot off"
TAE-KWONDO - in which country is tae-kwondo the national sport
MODERN PENTATHLON - which two sports are missing from the list? Pistol shooting, epee fencing ____,____,Cross-Country run.
Gymnastics and Cycling
Swimming and Show Jumping
Diving and Tennis
Archery and Pole Vault
SOFTBALL / BASEBALL - Who are the favourites to win Gold in London?
No-one is. Both sports voted off Olympics programme
TRIATHLON - where will the 2012 Olympic Triathlons take place?
In the Solent
In the Thames estuary
In Hyde Park
RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS - what apparatus is NOT used by competitors ?
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