Do You Know All About Olympic Swimming?

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Do You Know All About Olympic Swimming?

The Olympics is the most celebrated athletic event in the world. Are you a swimmer and looking forward to get to the Olympics someday? The quiz below will help gauge and advance on what you know on Olympic swimming.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What Olympic swimmer was often seen carrying her teddy bear at the 1996 Olympics?
    • A. 

      Jenny Thompson

    • B. 

      Kara Lynn Joyce

    • C. 

      Amanda Beard

    • D. 

      Summer Sanders

  • 2. 
    What swimmer qualified for the 1998 U.S. Nationals in every single event?
    • A. 

      Amanda Beard

    • B. 

      Summer Sanders

    • C. 

      Michal Phelps

    • D. 

      Natalie Coughlin

  • 3. 
    Who won every event she swam at the 2002 U.S. Summer Nationals?
    • A. 

      Natalie Coughlin

    • B. 

      Mary Meagher

    • C. 

      Summer Sanders

    • D. 

      Jenny Thompson

  • 4. 
    What swimmer came out of retirement and won two gold medals at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney?
    • A. 

      Natalie Coughlin

    • B. 

      Greg Louganis

    • C. 

      Dara Torres

    • D. 

      Michael Phelps

  • 5. 
    After Janet Evans swam her last career lap, she embraced what rival in the water?
    • A. 

      Amy Van Dyken

    • B. 

      Michelle Smith

    • C. 

      Lara Boyle

    • D. 

      Brooke Bennett

  • 6. 
    What swimmer was the first American woman to win four golds at a single Olympics?
    • A. 

      Summer Sanders

    • B. 

      Janet Evans

    • C. 

      Amy Van Dyken

    • D. 

      Michelle Smith

  • 7. 
    What Olympic gold medalist swimmer suffers from asthma?
    • A. 

      Brooke Bennet

    • B. 

      Michael Phelps

    • C. 

      Amy Van Dyken

    • D. 

      Daniel Young

  • 8. 
    How old was Fu Mingxia when she won the Olympic gold for women's platform diving in 1992?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      19

    • D. 

      17

  • 9. 
    Who won the duet synchronized swimming event at the 1992 Olympics?
    • A. 

      Penny And Vicky Vilagos

    • B. 

      Karen And Sarah Josephson

    • C. 

      Carolyn Waldo And Michelle Cameron

    • D. 

      Candy Costie And Tracie Ruiz

  • 10. 
    In which swimming event did American Pablo Morales finally win gold in 1992?
    • A. 

      100 Meter Butterfly

    • B. 

      200 Meter Individual Medley

    • C. 

      50 Meter Freestyle

    • D. 

      200 Meter Butterfly

  • 11. 
    What was so unusual about the swimming events at the first Olympic Games?
    • A. 

      There Were No Swimming Events

    • B. 

      Competitors Swam Back To Shore

    • C. 

      Nothing Unusual

    • D. 

      Pool Was Oval Shaped

  • 12. 
    Which country won bronze medals in both the men's and women's synchronized diving at the 2000 Olympics?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      China

  • 13. 
    In 2004, Jodie Henry won Olympic freestyle swimming gold with a time of 53.84 seconds in what race?
    • A. 

      200 Meter

    • B. 

      100 Meter

    • C. 

      400 Meter

    • D. 

      50 Meter

  • 14. 
    What sporting event did Scott Usher compete in Athens at the 2004 Summer Olympics?
    • A. 

      Mountain Bike

    • B. 

      Rowing

    • C. 

      Weightlifting

    • D. 

      Swimming

  • 15. 
    What sport did Peter Vanderkaay compete in for the USA team in the 2004 Summer Olympics?
    • A. 

      Swimming

    • B. 

      Soccer

    • C. 

      Rowing

    • D. 

      Canoe/Kayak - Flatwater

  • 16. 
    American athlete Erik Vendt competed in which sport at the 2004 Summer Olympics?
    • A. 

      Diving

    • B. 

      Mountain Bike

    • C. 

      Swimming

    • D. 

      Beach Volleyball

  • 17. 
    American athlete Dana Vollmer competed in which sport at the 2004 Summer Olympics?
    • A. 

      Swimming

    • B. 

      Rowing

    • C. 

      Diving

    • D. 

      Artistic Gymnastics

  • 18. 
    American athlete Diana Munz competed in which sport at the 2004 Summer Olympics?
    • A. 

      Mountain Bike

    • B. 

      Track and Field

    • C. 

      Swimming

    • D. 

      Volleyball

  • 19. 
    At the 2004 Olympics, Walker Neil competed in which sport for the USA?
    • A. 

      Track and Field

    • B. 

      Tennis

    • C. 

      Swimming

    • D. 

      Mountain Bike

  • 20. 
    Which female athlete won 3 gold swimming medals for Australia in the 1972 Olympics?
    • A. 

      Dawn Fraser

    • B. 

      Michelle Ford

    • C. 

      Shane Gould

    • D. 

      Lorraine Crapp

  • 21. 
    How many swimming categories did the U.S. men receive 1976 Olympic gold medals in?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      13

    • D. 

      10

  • 22. 
    Kirsty Coventry won the swimming gold medal in what 2004 Olympic event?
    • A. 

      200 M Backstroke

    • B. 

      200 M Butterfly

    • C. 

      200 M Individual Medley

    • D. 

      100 M Backstroke

  • 23. 
    In 2004, how many Olympic medals did swimmer Jenny Thompson win?
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      One

  • 24. 
    What three-time Olympic swimming champion had shoulder surgery in 2002?
    • A. 

      Greg Louganis

    • B. 

      Brooke Bennett

    • C. 

      Peter Banks

    • D. 

      Scott Rodeo

  • 25. 
    Tom Dolan beat what fellow U.S. swimmer to win the first Olympic gold medal in 1996?
    • A. 

      Greg Louganis

    • B. 

      Natalie Coughlin

    • C. 

      Eric Namesnik

    • D. 

      Dennis Hall