Pub quiz questions

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

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

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

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

  5. What distance is covered by the Olympic sprinter dubbed 'the fastest man in the world?'
    100m

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

  7. How many events are there in the modern pentathlon?
    Five

  8. 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

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

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