Pub quiz questions

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

  2. Whose 1988 women's 100m world record still stood in 2006?
    Florence Griffith Joyner's

  3. Who lit the flame at the 2000 Sydney Olympics?
    Cathy Freeman

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

  5. 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

  6. Which athletic event saw the Western Roll and Straddle mostly replaced by the Fosbury Flop
    High jump

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

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

  9. Which British athlete won the gold medal in the women's heptathlon event at the 2000 Sydney Olympics?
    Denise Lewis

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