Summer Olympics

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Summer Olympics Trivia QuestionAnswer
The Olympic torch relay began in 1936, when the flame was carried from Olympia in Greece to what host city?Berlin
Each of these have won medals in the Summer and Winter Olympics, but who is the only one to win multiple medals in both?Clara Hughes
Which of the following North Korean athlete who tested positive for drugs and was banned from the 2008 Olympics?Kim Jong Su
In which Olympics did Mark Spitz win 7 gold medals?1972
The first ever official baseball gold medal was won by which country at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona?Cuba
Which discipline in the sailing events made it's Olympic debut at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles?Windglider
The 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona were the first Olympics that allow South Africa to compete since which year?1960
Once Communist China joined the Olympics in 1980, Taiwan had to compete under a new name. Which one?Chinese Taipei
Who set a new women's 100m breaststroke world record during the 1996 Olympics?Penny Heyns
Popular in the northern of England and throughout Scotland and Wales, what is fell running?Running uphill outdoors
Zola Budd represented which country at the 1984 Olympics?UK
Baron de Coubertin filched the Olympic motto from a school. Which of these words is not part of that motto?Celsius
Belgian orthopaedic surgeon Jacques Rogge became IOC president in 2001, having competed in what sport in three Olympic games?Yachting
How many disciplines make up the men's gymnastics competition at the Olympics?6
What country won its first Olympic field hockey gold medal in 1928 and continued to dominate the game until the 1960s?India
What "Sparrow form Minsk" went to Munich and became the first person ever to do a backward somersault on the uneven parallel bars?Olga Korbut
What Olympic legend, who was known for her long fingernails, died at age 38?Florence Griffith-Joyner
From 1900 to 1920, tug of war was part of the Olympics, as an even in what sport?Track and field
What nautical term describes the last runner in a relay race?Anchor
Which country won 3 gold medals in the first ever Taekwondo even at an Olympics at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney?South Korea
Aldo Montano won a gold and silver medal for Italy in which event at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens?Fencing
Who won plenty of Olympic races, but only won a single UK parliamentary election, in 1992?Sebastian Coe
For more than 75 years, who held a world record for running the 100-yard dash, backward, in just 13.5 seconds?Bill "Bojangles" Robinson
In the Olympic hammer throw, you're not actually throwing a hammer. What are you throwing?A steel ball with a wire rope
Nine time Olympic gold medal winner Paavo Nurmi was from which country?Finland
Although Stockholm refused to allow boxing at the 1912 Olympics, it did allow what other sport?Duelling pistols
What city's Olympics were the first to greet teams from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia?Barcelona
Which even made its debut in an Olympics as the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing?BMX
Kelly Holmes won the 800m and which other women's athletics event at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens?1500 metres
How long is an Olympic Swimming Pool?50 m
What country's Kalenjin tribes have helped it dominate middle and long distance track events?Kenya
What city hosted the first Olympics held in what was then called "the Third World"?Mexico City
In the high jump, how many chances do you have to leap over the crossbar?Three
Which country beat Cuba in the gold medal match of the baseball event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing?South Korea
What were the last Olympic Games to award gold medals made of solid gold?Stockholm 1912

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