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Byline: Compiled by: BOB BROWN

FOLLOWING yesterday's Norwich Union Grand Prix at the NIA, why not test your knowledge of British athletes?

1) In which event did Mary Peters win an Olympic gold medal?

2) Who was the first man to break four minutes for the mile?

3) Which woman won the first London Marathon?

4) Bill Tancred was the first Briton to break 60 metres in which event?

5) Who is known as "The Bath Bullet"?

6) In which two events did Kelly Holmes win Olympic gold medals in Athens?

7) Who was the last Briton, pictured, to win the men's 100 metres at the Olympics?

8) In which event did David Bedford hold a world record?

9) The film Chariots of Fire was based on which two athletes?

10) Which two men finished first and second in the Olympic 800 metres in 1980?

11) In which US city did Paula Radcliffe set a new world best for the marathon?

12) In which city did Den-ise Lewis strike Olympic gold?

13) Which Coventry athlete set a world 5,000 metres record in 1982?

14) Which Olympic long-jump champion received a CBE in October 2006?

15) Which two women took gold and bronze in the Olympic javelin of 1984?

16) In which event was Chris Brasher an Olympic champion?

17) Name the Birchfield Harrier who won a bronze medal in the heptathlon at the Athens Olympics.

18) Who held a world record in the 110 metres hurdles for 13 years?

19) Name the quartet who won the men's 4x100 metres at the Athens Olympic Games.

20) In which event did Steve Jones set a world best time?


1. Pentathlon, 2. Roger Bannister, 3. Joyce Smith, 4. Discus, 5. Jason Gardener,

6. 800 & 1500 metres, 7. Linford Christie, 8. 10.000 metres, 9. Eric Liddell, Harold Abrahams, 10. Seb Coe, Steve Ovett, 11. Chicago, 12. Sydney, 13. David Moorcroft, 14. Lynn Davies, 15. Tessa Sanderson, Fatima Whitbread, 16. 3000 metres steeplechase, 17. Kelly Sotherton, 18. Colin Jackson, 19. Mark Lewis-Francis, Marlon Devonish, Darren Campbell, Jason Gardener, 20. Marathon.
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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:Sunday Mercury (Birmingham, England)
Date:Feb 18, 2007
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