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August 2012 Runner's Web Trivia

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  • 1. A "Triathlon" was held as part of the 1904 Olympics in St. Louis. What were the events? ....Answer

  • 2. The women's 800M was held in the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics. How long would it be before the event was held again? ..... Answer

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  • 3. Name the runner (#580) in the photo above. ..... Answer

  • 4. In what Olympics was the women's 3000M held for the first time? .....Answer

  • 5. Name the Canadian who finished eighth in 1984 women's marathon in Los Angeles. .....Answer

  • 6. Which Olympic marathon was the first to be run at night. .....Answer

  • 7. Name the Canadian who finished sixth in the marathon at the 1976 Montreal Olympics. .....Answer

  • 8. The Soviet Union had athletes finish third, fourth and fifth in the marahton at the 1980 Moscow Olympics, True or False? .....Answer

  • 9. Who said, when asked how old he was, "I don't count the years. Men may steal my chickens, men may steal my sheep. But no man can steal my age."
    1. Said Aouita, Morocco;
    2. Paul Kipkoech, Kenya;
    3. Suleiman Nyambui, Tanzania;
    4. Miruts Yifter, Ethiopia.

  • 10. Between 1948 and 1954 Emil Zatopek won 38 consecutive races at 10,000 meters. What did he do with his 1952 10,000-meter gold medal?
    1. Gave it to his wife;
    2. Gave it to Ron Clarke of Australia who venr won an Olympic gold;
    3. Gave it to a museum;
    4. Gave it to his coach.

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