February 2006 Runner's Web Trivia

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  • 1. Who was the first man to win the 100M twice in the Olympics? ....Answer

  • 2. In the 1980 Olympic 800M, Peter Snell beat what world record holder? ..... Answer

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  • 3. Name the person in the photo above. ..... Answer

  • 4. Prior to becoming a marathoner - and winning the 1976 and 1980 Olympic Marathon - what event did Waldemar Cierspinski run? .....Answer

  • 5. How long did Swiss marathoner Gabriele Andersen-Scheiss take to run the last lap in the 1984 LA Olympics women's marathon? .....Answer

  • 6. Who was the first Olympic track athlete to compete in 6 Olympics? .....Answer

  • 7. When was the women's 800M run for the first time in the Olympics? And the second? .....Answer

  • 8. Name the Canadian who won the bronze medal in the 1985 LA Olympics women's 3000M. .....Answer

  • 9. What was unique about the 1906 Olympic Games in Athens?
    1. A women's marathon was held.
    2. There was drug testing for the first time.
    3. The Games were held TWO years after the previous Olympics.
    4. The men's marathon was run on the track.

  • 10. Who won the 1971 Pan American Games men's marathon?
    1. Frank Shorter, USA
    2. Rigoberto Mendoza, Cuba
    3. Andy Boychuk, Canada
    4. Fidel Negrete, Mexico

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