Do You Know About Sports World Records?

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Do You Know About Sports World Records?

Can you answer all these questions about Sports World Records?


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  • 1. 
    As of November 2011, what female runner from England set the European record for the 10,000m at 30:01:09?
    • A. 

      Jackie Joyner-Kersee

    • B. 

      Paula Radcliffe

    • C. 

      Marion Jones

    • D. 

      Zola Budd

  • 2. 
    What English distance-runner, in her career, set world records in the marathon, half-marathon and cross country?
    • A. 

      Mary Decker

    • B. 

      Paula Radcliffe

    • C. 

      Zola Budd

    • D. 

      Florence Griffith-Joyner

  • 3. 
    What East German runner set a world record for the 400m in 1985?
    • A. 

      Marita Koch

    • B. 

      Mary Decker

    • C. 

      Zola Budd

    • D. 

      Jarmila Kratochvilova

  • 4. 
    What was credited in part for Bob Beamon's world record long jump in 1968 Mexico City Olympic Games?
    • A. 

      Altitude

    • B. 

      Wind

    • C. 

      Freezing Temperatures

    • D. 

      Humidity

  • 5. 
    What followed Bob Beamon's world record long jump in the 1968 Olympics that made it difficult for others to beat him?
    • A. 

      Nightfall

    • B. 

      Torrential Rains

    • C. 

      Snow

    • D. 

      High Winds

  • 6. 
    In 1995 in Sweden, what Brit broke the triple jump record, and then broke that record 20 minutes later?
    • A. 

      Al Joyner

    • B. 

      Uwe Hohn

    • C. 

      Jonathan Edwards

    • D. 

      Bob Beamon

  • 7. 
    What German swimmer set the record for the 200 M freestyle at the World Championships in Rome 2009?
    • A. 

      Paul Biedermann

    • B. 

      Zhang Lin

    • C. 

      César Cielo

    • D. 

      Sun Yang

  • 8. 
    What Chinese swimmer set a new world record for the 1500 M Freestyle at the 2011 World Championships in Shanghai?
    • A. 

      Zhang Lin

    • B. 

      Michael Phelps

    • C. 

      Sun Yang

    • D. 

      Paul Biederman

  • 9. 
    What German swimmer set the record for the 400 M freestyle at the World Championships in Rome 2009?
    • A. 

      Paul Biedermann

    • B. 

      Sun Yang

    • C. 

      Zhang Lin

    • D. 

      César Cielo

  • 10. 
    Who set new world records for the women's 50 M & 100 M Breaststroke on the same day at the 2009 U.S. Open?
    • A. 

      Jessica Hardy

    • B. 

      Stephanie Rice

    • C. 

      Inge Decker

    • D. 

      Mary Decker

  • 11. 
    How many world records were set by the U.S. Women's Swim Team at the 2008 Olympic Games?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      8

  • 12. 
    What New Zealander set the record for the deepest free immersion dive in the Bahamas in 2010?
    • A. 

      Owen Duff

    • B. 

      David Pearson

    • C. 

      William Trubridge

    • D. 

      Zhing Zhen

  • 13. 
    How many regulation field goals (football) did Craig Pinto kick in a 24-hour period to set a new world record in 2011?
    • A. 

      267

    • B. 

      1000

    • C. 

      890

    • D. 

      703

  • 14. 
    In July 2010, what did teams Fettuccine and Tortellini play for 120 hours in Italy to set a new world record?
    • A. 

      Checkers

    • B. 

      Golf

    • C. 

      Tennis

    • D. 

      Fastpitch Softball

  • 15. 
    How many people participated to set the new world record for the Largest Dodgeball Game in February 2010?
    • A. 

      1200

    • B. 

      612

    • C. 

      435

    • D. 

      388