Specialist: Winter Olympics

From the quiz on 20/9/16.

  1. Which University of Bath–trained skeleton racer won Britain’s only gold medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi? Lizzy Yarnold

  2. Which Winter Olympics (year and French town) were the last to be held in the same year as the Summer Olympics? Albertville 1992

  3. Norway, who have won more Winter Olympic medals than any other country, have won more of them in which specific sport than in any other? Cross-country skiing (107 as of 2016)

  4. Which city, located at 36°38’N 138°11’E, is the southernmost city ever to have hosted the Winter Olympics? Nagano

  5. Eddie Eagan, the only person ever to have won gold medals at both the Summer and Winter Olympics in different disciplines, won his Summer Olympic gold medal in 1920 in boxing and his Winter Olympic gold medal in 1932 in which team sport? Bobsleigh


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