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Olympic quiz trivia ... Ancient and early modern history, paralympics, winter and summer.

Incredibly interesting facts ...

Winner of the first ever Olympic race in 776bc whose profession as a cook made him in reality the first ever famous 'Naked Chef'                                                                                                                                                                                                

German P.O.W. camp which British gold medallist (equestrian 1956) Frank Weldon escaped from in WWII                                                                                                                                                                                        

Section of the flag held by the athlete chosen to take the "Olympic Oath" at the opening ceremony                                                                                                                                                                                    

County into which the Olympic flame will land on the 18th May 2012                                                                                                                                                                                              

Italian city which held the Winter Olympics when Melbourne hosted its Summer counterpart                                                                                                                                                                                                

British skater who won gold in 1980, Robin ____                                                                                                                                                                                     

Type of animal represented by a mascot called 'Copper' at the 2002 Winter Games                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Sport which was contested only once at the Olympics when Great Britain beat France in the final                                                                                                                                                                                        

Ex Wimbledon and Olympic sport which was discontinued in 1900 after being won by France                                                                                                                                                                                                

Country which as won most medals in baseball since its inception at the 1992 Games                                                                                                                                                                                               

Olympic sport nicknamed 'chess on ice'                                                                                                                                                                                       

Disipline in which Ryan Bayley became the first Australian to win two individual gold medals, winning both the men's sprint and the keirin in Athens                                                                                                                                                                                           

A combination of darts and archery this was event contested at the Summer Paralympic Games from 1960 to 1980                                                                                                                                                                                         

First female to swim 100m in under one minute, winner of four gold and four silver in 1999, she was awarded 'World Athlete of the Century'                                                                                                                                                                                      

Australian weight lifter who won gold medal in the Super Heavyweight category at the 1984 Summer Olympics                                                                                                                                                                                                 

GG who opened the Sydney 2000 Games, William ___                                                                                                                                                                                           

Event in which Daley Thompson won back to back gold becoming only the second person to ever do so                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Track athlete who collided with Zola Budd in the 3000m final in 1984, Mary ___                                                                                                                                                                                         

Historically, in the women's events, the three most successful nations are _____, Korea and Russia.                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Country beaten in the final by Great Britain when it won soccer gold in 1912                                                                                                                                                                                               

Country which Sophus Nielsen scored ten goals (football) for playing against France in 1908                                                                                                                                                                                                 

US city which turned the opportunity to host the Winter Games in 1976                                                                                                                                                                                         

 

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