Pub quiz questions

  1. Which British sub-four-minute miler was also the first man to run 1,500m in under 3m30s?
    Steve Cram

  2. What distance brought Kelly Holmes her second gold medal at the 2004 Olympics?
    1500m

  3. What first made Olympic history in the 1968 Mexico City 100m final, in addition to Jim Hine's sub-ten-second record?
    First all-black final

  4. Steve Backley is associated with which branch of athletics?
    Javelin

  5. What gruelling event in Barcelona saw Derartu Tulu of Ethopia become the first black African Olympic champion?
    10,000 meters

  6. What is the sporting connection between Guinness, Mars, ADT and Flora?
    They've all sponsored the London Marathon

  7. What Olympic event is based on what was once used as a practical means to travel round the fens of England's eastern counties?
    Pole vault

  8. At which four events did Carl Lewis win gold at the 1984 Olympics?
    100m, 200m, Long jump and 4x100m relay

  9. Who won gold for Great Britain in the 1500m at the 1980 Olympics in Moscow?
    Sebastian Coe

  10. How many upright supports are permitted for an Olympic high jump crossbar?
    Two