Pub quiz questions

  1. What distance is covered by the Olympic sprinter dubbed 'the fastest man in the world?'

  2. Which Olympic distance is usually run on the home straight of a 400-metre track with an extension to allow a straight-line race?

  3. Who ran the world's second sub-four-minute mile before becoming Governor of Victoria, Australia?
    John Landy

  4. Which world record stood at 2.45 metres at the start of the 21st century?
    High jump

  5. What nationality was Peter Snell, the first man to hold two sub-four-minute mile world records?
    New Zealander

  6. What city hosts the annual BUPA Great North Run?
    Newcastle upon Tyne

  7. What is the closest Olympic event to the Dutch sport of fierjjeppen?
    Pole vault

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

  9. What nationality were the winners of both the men's and women's 2012 wheelchair London Marathon?
    David Weir, and Shelly Woods

  10. How many gold medals did Jesse Owens win at the Berlin Olympics in 1936?