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May 2023 Runner's Web Trivia

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  • 1. Name the two-time National Capital Marathon (Ottawa) winner who went on to found PowerBar? ....Answer

  • 2. At the Melbourne Olympics, the men's 800M awards ceremony was delayed an hour. Why? ..... Answer

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  • 3. Name the lead runner in the photo above. ..... Answer

  • 4. The Soviet Union first entered the Olympic Games in what year? .....Answer

  • 5. Communist China entered its first games in what year? .....Answer

  • 6. The idea of an Olympic Flame burning from the start of the games to the closing was first introduced at what Games? .....Answer

  • 7. Which were the first Olympic Games to be televised? .....Answer

  • 8. When was the first New York City Marathon run? .....Answer

  • 9. What was "Jesse" Owens real first name(s)?
    1. Jessie
    2. J.C.
    3. James Cleveland
    4. Elmer

  • 10. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding the 1940 Olympic Games?
    1. They were scheduled to be held in Tokyo
    2. They were cancelled due to the 2nd World War
    3. Tokyo had built a new stadium just for the Games
    4. All of the above

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