Pub quiz questions

  1. What was the nickname of the swimmer from Equatorial Guinea who took over two minutes to complete the 100m freestyle at the 2000 olympics?
    Eric the eel
    At the time of writing, the world records for the 100m are 47s(long course) and 45s(short)

  2. Where were the 1964 winter Olympic games held?
    Innsbruck, Austria

  3. Where would the 1944 winter Olympic games have been held?
    Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. Cancelled because of WWII

  4. Where were the 1992 summer Olympic games held?
    Barcelona, Spain

  5. Where were the 1948 winter Olympic games held?
    St. Moritz, Switzerland

  6. Over how many days is the decathlon contested in the Olympic Games?
    Two

  7. In which year was the Olympic Torch first introduced into the modern Olympic Games?
    1928
    The IX summer games. The relay from Greece to the venue didn't start until 1936 however.

  8. Who collected Britain's first athletics gold of the 2004 Olympics?
    Kelly Holmes

  9. In which year did the 'modern Olympics' held under the auspices of the IOC (International Olympic Committee) start?
    1896

  10. Where were the 1976 winter Olympic games held?
    Originally handed to Denver, US, Denver's voters rejected the games (costs and environmental issues) and it was given to Innsbruck Austria