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January 2009 Runner's Web Trivia

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  • 1. After what Olympic year was the 800M for Women removed from the games because of the collapse of several women after the race and when was it re-instated? ....Answer

  • 2. Who was the first black woman to ever win an Olympic gold medal? Name the event, the year and the city. ..... Answer

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

  • 4. What American sprinter was labeled 'the fastest woman the world has ever seen'? What medals did she win and what was the year? .....Answer

  • 5. Who was the first black African woman to win an Olympic medal? Name the city and year. .....Answer

  • 6. What was the first year that the Olympics had a marathon for women? Who won the gold medal? ..... .....Answer

  • 7. What distance runner won 3 gold medals in the 1952 Olympic Games? .....Answer

  • 8. Name the three distances for the answer above. .....Answer

  • 9. Where did Bill Rodgers place in the Montreal Olympic Marathon? .
    1. Third;
    2. Tenth;
    3. Fourtieth;
    4. DNF.

  • 10. The last American to win the Boston Marathon did his collegiate running in the Big Ten, at Michigan, then moved up to the marathon later in his career.
    1. Greg Meyer;
    2. Garry Bjorklund;
    3. Craig Virgin;
    4. Steve Hoag.

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