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The first 13 editions of the Ancient Olympic Games featured one event, which was a race from one end of the stadium to the other. This was known by which name ?

Stadion Race
Round Race
Goal Race
Win Race


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How many types of sprinting events exists in modern olympic games ?

1
2
3
4


There are three sprinting events which are currently held at the Summer Olympics and outdoor World Championships: the 100 meters, 200 meters, and 400 meters.

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____________ is of key importance in producing the optimal amount of force in sprint.

Body alignment
Running style
Speed
Direction


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Human physiology dictates that a runner''s near-top speed cannot be maintained for more than ____________ due to the accumulation of lactic acid in muscles.

10–15 seconds
20–25 seconds
30–35 seconds
34–45 seconds


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Indoor distances are less standardized as many facilities run shorter or occasionally longer distances depending on available ____________.

Player
Time
Space
Money


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The women''s world record is __________ seconds and was set by Florence Griffith-Joyner for 100 meters.

9.49
11.49
10.49
12.49


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For all Olympic sprint events, runners must remain within their pre-assigned lanes, which measure __________ (4 feet) wide, from start to finish.

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1.11 meters
1.12 meters
1.21 meters
1.22 meters


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In which Summer Olympics, 100 metres race was introduced for men ?

1896
1900
1904
1908


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Who won the 2012 London Olympics Gold Medal in 100m sprint event for women ?

Carmelita Jeter
Veronica Campbell-Brown
Shelly Ann
Yuliya Nesterenko


She is a Jamaican track and field sprinter. Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Fraser-Pryce ascended to prominence in the 2008 Olympic Games when at 21 years-old, the then unknown athlete became the first Caribbean woman to win 100 m gold at the Olympics.

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Who is the world record holder for 200m sprint event in the event for men ?

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Walter Dix
Michael Johnson
Yohan Blake
Usain Bolt


He ran 19.19 s at the 2009 World Championships.

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