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Olympics Quiz

  1. Danyon Loader won two swimming golds in Atlanta 1996 – in what swimming style?
  2. NZ won a bronze medal in tennis – name the player.
  3. When John Walker won in Montreal, which major rival wasn’t there? Clue - Christchurch 1974 
  4. What does the Olympic motto ‘Citius, Altius, Fortius’ mean?
  5. NZ have won more medals in the Equestrian Individual Mixed Eventing than in the Mens 1500m.  True or False?
  6. Which Kiwi girl has won three Olympic medals?
  7. NZ were represented in only two sports in Moscow 1980 – modern pentathlon and what else?
  8. What was the real name of the Kiwi bronze medallist who was called ‘Tom Watson’ in the movie Chariots of fire?  Clue – he later became governor general.
  9. Athletics, Equestrian, Canoeing, Rowing, Sailing: one of these categories rates as our “winningest” over the years prior to these games – for most gold medals, and also most overall medals. Which category?
  10. Again, prior to 2012, NZ has won more medals in or on the water than on dry land – True or False?
  11. When did NZ last win a gold medal at the Summer Olympics, apart from Moscow when most of our athletes boycotted the event?

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