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November 2022 Runner's Web Trivia

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  • 1. At the Montreal Olympics the USA won 34 gold medals. How many did the German Democratic Republic, a country the size of the State of Virginia, win? ....Answer

  • 2. When did Steve Scott set his American mile record of 3:47.69 (since eclipsed by Alan Webb)? ..... Answer

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

  • 4. Who was the first athlete from the USSR to win an Olympic gold medal at a distance less than 5,000M? .....Answer

  • 5. John Akii-Bua won the 400M hurdles at the Munich Olympics as he became the first man to run sub 48 seconds. How many siblings did he have? .....Answer

  • 6. At the 1984 LA Games 3000M Zola Budd and Mary Decker got entangled resulting in Decker falling and not finishing the race. Who won the race? .....Answer

  • 7. Who was the first woman to be officially timed for the marathon? .....Answer

  • 8. In the 1984 Olympics Carl Lewis of the USA won four gold medals. Whose record did he equal in doing so? .....Answer

  • 9. Which of the following have won TWO Olympic Gold medals in the marathon?
    1. Waldemar Cierpinski and Abebe Bikila
    2. Waldemar Cierpinski and Frank Shorter
    3. Frank Shorter and Ron Hill
    4. Frank Shorter and Bill Rodgers

  • 10. Name the two Americans who placed fourth in the 1972 and 1976 Olympic marathon.
    1. Bill Rodgers and Don Kardong
    2. Don Kardong and Jack Bachelor
    3. Kenny Moore and Don Kardong
    4. Kenny Moore and Bill Rodgers

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