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Sport Quiz #133

Sports & Leisure Quiz for 5 August 2011

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1

Jesse Owens, who won four gold medals at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany, represented which country?

A
USA
B
Germany
C
Thailand
D
Pakistan
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2

At the 2000 Olympics at Sydney, which Cuban was the second person in Olympic history to win three gold medals in Heavyweight boxing?

A
Daniel Bekker
B
Teófilo Stevenson
C
Félix Savón
D
Henry Tillman
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3

Who, in 2010, became the first person from outside the British Isles to win the World Snooker Championship title since Cliff Thorburn in 1980, and the first non British player to win the title since Ken Doherty in 1997?

A
John Higgins
B
Mark Selby
C
Neil Robertson
D
Graeme Dott
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4

What nation's boat "Black Magic I" won five races to nil in the America's Cup in 1995?

A
England
B
Australia
C
Canada
D
New Zealand
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5

Who, having been ranked in the top 10 women players and after her second Olympic Games, announced her retirement in 1996, and in 2008 returned to the women's pro. tour aged 37?

A
Valentina Tereshkova
B
Justine Henin
C
Heidi Klum
D
Kimiko Date Krumm
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6

Trophies of the same name were awarded to the winners of a world soccer competition run by UEFA and CONMEBOL, a first-class cricket competition run by the ICC for 12 of its associate members, a baseball competition sanctioned by the IBAF and a basketball competition between each of the European Cup winners. What is the name of these trophies?

A
Commissioner's Trophy
B
Intercontinental Cup
C
European Trophy
D
Borg Warner Trophy
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7

What was the occupation of Edmund Hilary, the first man (with Sherpa Tenzing Norgay) to reach the summit of Mt Everest in 1953?

A
Shepherd
B
Beekeeper
C
Grocer
D
Butcher
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