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#1. Before it begins its trip through 20 countries, where is the Olympic flame kindled? [—– ——-]

#2. Eddie the Eagle became famous at the 1988 Calgary Olympics. In which event did he take part?

#3. What do the five rings of the Olympic flag symbolise? [— —- ———-]

#4. How far is a modern Olympic Marathon, to the nearest mile?

#5. The tallest gold medallist competed in the Olympic games in which sport?

#6. In athletics, what was the Triple Jump formerly called? [— —- and —-]

#7. In the 1984 Olympics, which athlete won gold medals in the 100 and 200 metres, the sprint relay and the long jump?

#8. Name the American swimmer who won a record number of Gold medals at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.

#9. Rhythmic gymnastics includes the rope, ball, ribbon and what another piece of equipment? [—-]

#10. The world record in the men’s marathon was set in 2008 by Haile Gebrselassie. What nationality is he?

#11. What was the nickname of Eric Moussambani, a swimmer from Equatorial Guinea, who swam the slowest-ever time in the 100 metres freestyle at the Sydney Olympics? [Eric — —]

#12. What was the venue for the Winter Olympics in 1956 which gave its name to a model of car? [C—— in Italy]

#13. Which Canadian sprinter broke the 100m world record at the 1988 Olympics but was disqualified for using steroids?

#14. Which is the only inhabited continent never to have staged the Olympic Games?

#15. Which North American city hosted the 1976 Olympics?

#16. Which sport combines cross-country skiing and rifle shooting? [B——-]



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