Olympic Speed Skating Quiz

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Olympic Speed Skating Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the first athlete from any country to win back-to-back victories in 500m speed skating at the Olympics?
    • A. 

      Cathy Turner

    • B. 

      Ye Qiabo

    • C. 

      Sheila Young

    • D. 

      Bonnie Blair

  • 2. 
    Yvonne van Gennip won three gold medals in speed skating at the 1988 Calgary Olympics for what country?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      The Netherlands

    • C. 

      East Germany

    • D. 

      Norway

  • 3. 
    Who won both the women's 500m and 1000m races in speed skating at the 1992 Albertville Olympics?
    • A. 

      Bonnie Blair

    • B. 

      Christa Luding

    • C. 

      Gunda Niemann

    • D. 

      Monique Garbrecht

  • 4. 
    At the 1984 Sarajevo Olympics, 9 of 12 speed skating medals were won by women from what country?
    • A. 

      The Netherlands

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      Norway

    • D. 

      East Germany

  • 5. 
    What did Dan Jansen do in his first speed skating race at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics?
    • A. 

      Win A Gold Medal

    • B. 

      Win A Bronze Medal

    • C. 

      Fall

    • D. 

      Finish Fourth

  • 6. 
    Who was the only American to win a medal in either long or short track speed skating at the 1998 Olympics?
    • A. 

      Apolo Anton Ohno

    • B. 

      Christine Witty

    • C. 

      Bonnie Blair

    • D. 

      Dan Jansen

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Casey Fitzrandolph

    • B. 

      Derek Parra

    • C. 

      Joey Cheek

    • D. 

      Apolo Anton Ohno

  • 8. 
    Which country won 6 gold medals in the 8 events of Short Track Speed Skating at the 2006 Torino Olympics?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      South Korea

    • C. 

      Canada

    • D. 

      China

  • 9. 
    Who won the first Olympic short track speed skating 500-meter gold medal?
    • A. 

      Bonnie Blair

    • B. 

      Cathy Turner

    • C. 

      Ye Qiabo

    • D. 

      Sheila Young

  • 10. 
    How many medals in speed skating did the U.S. win at the 1984 Winter Olympics after winning 8 in 1980?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      6

  • 11. 
    Who won the first U.S. gold medal in the debut of short track speed skating at the 1992 Olympics?
    • A. 

      Michael McMillen

    • B. 

      Cathy Turner

    • C. 

      Mark Lackie

    • D. 

      Nathalie Lambert

  • 12. 
    Who won the 2006 Olympics 1500m speed skating gold in the confrontation between Shani Davis and Chad Hedrick?
    • A. 

      Chad Hedrick

    • B. 

      Sven Kramer

    • C. 

      Enrico Fabris

    • D. 

      Shani Davis