On this day in 1896, the primary-ever cutting-edge Olympic Games commenced at Athens. This week celebrates the Olympic movement.

The large league


1Who captained the last Indian hockey crew to win an Olympic gold medal?

2 Which is the longest-status file within the tune and subject event of the Summer Olympics?

3 The 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris were held over five months and included with the Paris World Fair. The video games were also the first to characteristic ladies, who participated in croquet, golfing, sailing, and a further sport. Name it.

4 In which Olympics did spectators witness the notorious ‘Blood within the water’ in shape, a water polo sport where the two teams — the Soviet Union and Hungary — actually fought each other within the pool?

5 The US boxing contingent for the 1976 Olympics featured what are regarded as among the finest series of skills, triumphing five gold medals. Three of the five gold medallists have been Sugar Ray Leonard, Leo Randolph, and Howard Davis Jr. Name the alternative two brothers.

6 In the 1988 Summer Olympics, who received his kingdom’s first-ever gold medal, beating Matt Biondi by way of 0.01 seconds?

7 In which Olympic commencing ceremony did North and South Korea march in together, using a special ‘unification’ flag, which featured the entire Korean Peninsula in blue?

8 The 2008 Olympics had a high-quality sixty-five Olympic information set in the pool, of which 25 have been international records. This changed into commonly due to using the LZR Racer, a swimming suit evolved by the Australian Institute of Sport and every other organization. Name it.

9 Which Olympic and Paralympic mascots have been named after a metropolis that held a precursor of the present-day Olympic games and the village wherein the Paralympic Games’ forerunner were held?

10 Which crew received the soccer occasion within the 1924 and 1928 Olympic Games? And what did that result in?


1 V Bhaskaran, within the 1980 Moscow Olympics

2 Bob Beamon’s 8.9-meter effort inside the long jump competition in 1968. While Mike Powell crossed it ultimately inside the Tokyo World Championships in 1991, it’s in no way be better in the Olympic Games

3 Tennis. Charlotte Cooper gained the primary-ever character gold medal

4 1956, Melbourne. This turned into opposition to the backdrop of the Hungarian revolution, placed down by way of Soviet troops

5 Leon and Michael Spinks

6 Anthony Nesty of Suriname

7 2000 Sydney, with 199 international locations participating


9 Wenlock and Mandeville, named after Much Wenlock and Stoke Mandeville

10 Uruguay, which became the motive Uruguay was presented the rights to keep the first-ever FIFA World Cup in 1930

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