Australian Athletic Greats
Q1. A male Australian athlete who was voted the greatest miler of all time in the late 1980's. He lost only one race over 1500 metres or the mile in his life in 1953 as a fourteen year old and was beaten in a school race by boy three years older than him.
  Albert 'Albie' Thomas
Herb Elliot
Mervyn Lincoln
John Landy
Q2. Also known as 'The Golden Girl', Betty Cuthbert won which of the following medals at the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games??
  Gold in the 100m
Gold in the 200m
Gold in the 400m
Gold in the 4X100m relay
Q3. Kerry Saxby-Junna set 32 world best/records, and won Commonwealth Games, World Championships and World Indoor Championships medals, in which athletic discipline?
long jump
pole vault
Q4. Steve Moneghetti won which of the following marathon medals at the Olympic and Commonwealth Games?
  Bronze at the 1986 Commonwealth Games
Bronze at the 1988 Olympic Games
Silver at the 1990 Commonwealth Games
Gold at the 1994 Commonwealth Games
Q5. Also known as the 'Lithgow Flash', Marjorie Nelson (nee Jackson) won 7 Commonwealth Games and 2 Olympic Games medals in the individual sprint and sprint relay events. All of her medals were of which type?
Q6. Debbie Flintoff-King won which of the following medals in the 400m, 400m hurdles and 4X400m relay events at the Olympic and Commonwealth Games?
  4 Commonwealth Games medals
7 Commonwealth Games medals
1 Olympic Games medal
3 Olympic Games medals
Q7. Cathy Freeman won the silver medal at the 1996 Olympics and then the gold medal at the 2000 Olympics in which event?
400m hurdles
Q8. Raelene Boyle won which of the following medals in the 100m, 200m, 400m, 4X100m relay and 4X400m relay events at the Olympic and Commonwealth Games?
  9 Commonwealth Games medals
11 Commonwealth Games medals
3 Olympic Games medals
5 Olympic Games medals
Q9. He was the second man to run the mile in under 4 minutes.
  Herb Elliot
Albert 'Albie' Thomas
John Landy
Mervyn Lincoln
Q10. Between 1978 and 1986 Gael Mulhall (nee Martin) won 1 Olympic and 6 Commonwealth Games medals for which events?
  hammer throw
shot put
Q11. Between 1948 and 1956 she won 7 Olympic and 5 Commonwealth Games medals. Her record of winning a total of 7 Olympic medals was broken at the 2000 Sydney Olympics by Merlene Ottey.
  Shirley De La Hunty (nee Strickland)
Marlene Matthews
Betty Cuthbert
Norma Thrower
Q12. Emma George broke the Outdoor World Athletics Record 12 times and the Indoor World Athletics Record 5 times for which event?
  long jump
high jump
pole vault
Q13. He set a total of 19 world track records over the following distances: 2 miles, 3 miles, 5km, 6 miles, 10km, 10 miles and 20km.
  Ralph Doubell
John Landy
Ron Clarke
Peter Norman
Q14. Glynis Nunn-Cearns won the gold medal at the 1982 Commonwealth Games and the 1984 Olympic Games in which event?
  100m hurdles
long jump
Q15. He was named "World Marathon Runner of the Decade" by Track and Field News in 1990.
  Robert 'Deek' De Castella
Steve Moneghetti
Sean Quilty
Darren Clark


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