The Ultimate Quiz On Sports World Records

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Sports World Records Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who, in 2001, became the first person in the world to score more than 9000 points in the decathlon?
    • A. 

      Sergey Bubka

    • B. 

      Zhang Li

    • C. 

      Roman Sebrle

    • D. 

      Bruce Jenner

  • 2. 
    Who set the world record in the 2003 London Marathon with a time of 2hr15m25s?
    • A. 

      Zola Budd

    • B. 

      Paula Radcliffe

    • C. 

      Florence Griffith-Joyner

    • D. 

      Jackie Joyner-Kersee

  • 3. 
    What Czech runner set a world record 47.99 to win the 400m just ten days after breaking the record for the 800m in 1983?
    • A. 

      Florence Griffith-Joyner

    • B. 

      Jackie Joyner-Kersee

    • C. 

      Jarmila Kratochvilova

    • D. 

      Marita Koch

  • 4. 
    Who, at age 32, entered a small Munich tournament in 1983 on a whom and broke the world record for the 800m?
    • A. 

      Marita Koch

    • B. 

      Zola Budd

    • C. 

      Florence Griffith-Joyner

    • D. 

      Jarmila Kratochvilova

  • 5. 
    Who had a world record long jump of 8.90m in the 1968 Olympic Games that was 55cm longer than the previous record?
    • A. 

      Bob Beamon

    • B. 

      Carl Lewis

    • C. 

      Mike Powell

    • D. 

      Ralph Boston

  • 6. 
    Who beat the long jump record that had been in place for 23 years when he leapt 8.95m in 1991?
    • A. 

      Mike Powell

    • B. 

      Bob Beamon

    • C. 

      Carl Lewis

    • D. 

      Al Joyner

  • 7. 
    Who was the first man to llegally clear 18m with a jump of 18.16m at the Gothenburg World Championships in 1995?
    • A. 

      Roger Bannister

    • B. 

      Kenny Harrison

    • C. 

      Bob Beamon

    • D. 

      Jonathan Edwards

  • 8. 
    In what swimming event did Aaron Peirsol set the world record at the 2009 U.S. Championships in Indianapolis?
    • A. 

      50 M Freestyle

    • B. 

      100 M Backstroke

    • C. 

      400 M Individual Medley

    • D. 

      1500 M Freestyle

  • 9. 
    What U.S. swimmer set a new world record for the 50 M Backstroke at the 2009 World Cup in Berlin?
    • A. 

      Rebecca Soni

    • B. 

      Jessica Hardy

    • C. 

      Missy Franklin

    • D. 

      Liu Zige

  • 10. 
    What U.S. swimmer set a new world record for the 200 M Backstroke at the 2011 World Cup in Berlin?
    • A. 

      Liu Zige

    • B. 

      Rebecca Soni

    • C. 

      Missy Franklin

    • D. 

      Jessica Hardy

  • 11. 
    To what depth did William Trubridge to go set the world record for deepest free immersion dive in 2010?
    • A. 

      52 Meters (170.6 Ft)

    • B. 

      77 Meters (252.6 Ft)

    • C. 

      116 Meters (380.6 Ft)

    • D. 

      91 Meters (298.6 Ft)

  • 12. 
    To what depth did William Trubridge go when he set the world record for deepest free immersion dive in 2010?
    • A. 

      116 Meters (380.6 Ft)

    • B. 

      52 Meters (170.6 Ft)

    • C. 

      77 Meters (252.6 Ft)

    • D. 

      91 Meters (298.6 Ft)

  • 13. 
    How many indoor rugby tackles did UK Maidenhead Rugby Club complete in one hour to set a new world record in March 2010?
    • A. 

      1673

    • B. 

      3298

    • C. 

      8762

    • D. 

      2002

  • 14. 
    How many people created the world's largest rugby scrum in Leamington Spa, England in 2011 to set a new world record?
    • A. 

      210

    • B. 

      88

    • C. 

      361

    • D. 

      155

  • 15. 
    Where was a new world record for the Longest Softball Fastpitch Game set in June 2010?
    • A. 

      Caronno Pertusella, Italy

    • B. 

      Berlin, Germany

    • C. 

      Anchorage, Alaska

    • D. 

      Baghdad, Iraq

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