Quiz 015:Olympic 100 meter Champions

Questions

01.) He was the first Olympic champion in the 100 meters. He had no such reputation for the first event he entered in the inaugural modern Olympic Games in Athens in 1896. With many top sprinters absent, Burke surprisingly won the 100 meters with timing of 12.0 seconds. Name him?

02.) She was the youngest Olympic 100m champion to date. And also she was the winner of the first Olympic 100 m for women in 1928? Who is she?

03.) Nickname “the flying housewife”, She was the most successful athlete at 1948 Olympics. With her Gold medal at 100m women’s even she became the oldest winner of the event. Name her?

04.) He was a dominant sprinter and long jumper who topped the world rankings in the 100 m, 200 m and long jump events frequently from 1981 to the early 1990s.name this great athlete who is the first male spinster to win gold medals at consecutive Olympics?

05.) He is the only British athlete to have won gold medals in the 100 metres at all four major competitions open to British athletes. In 1992, He ran 9.96 s in the final, and at the age of 32 years 121 days became the oldest Olympic 100 m .Who is he?

06.) She is a  retired American track and field sprinter, and the first person , male or female to retain the Olympic title in the 100 m in 1964 & 1968 Olympics. Name her?

07.) He was the only Canadian to win a gold medal at Olympic mens 100 m. He recorded a time of 9.84 seconds to win the gold medal at the 1996 Olympic Games which was a world record at that time. Who was he?

08.)  He was the only South African athlete to win the Olympic gold medal.At the 1908 Olympics he ran the event at 10.8 seconds. And he is still the youngest winner of the Olympic 100 metres as of 2016 (at 19 years and 128 days).Who is he? Reginald Walker

09.) This Belarusian spinster won the women’s 100 metres at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens in 10.93 seconds, becoming the first non-black and first non-U.S. athlete to win the event since the 1980 Summer Olympics. Who’s she?

10.)  At Olympic men 100 meters event, He is the only person to win all three medals. He won the Gold at 2004,bronze at 2012 & Silver in 2016 .Name him?

Answers

  1.   Thomas Burke
  2.   Betty Robinson
  3.   Fanny Blankers-Koen
  4.   Carl Lewis
  5.   Linford Christie
  6.   Wyomia Tyus
  7.   Donovan Bailey
  8.   Reginald Walker
  9.   Yulia Nestsiarenka
  10.   Justin Gatlin

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