Sign up to see all responses!
Create a Free ID instantly to see all recent responses, post your own
follow-ups or questions, and access over 1,000,000 trivia questions!
Other Similar Questions & Answers
Name the three cities in the running for the 2010 Winter Olympic games, one in Asia, one in North America, and the final one in Europe?
I noted that Bermuda, Hong Kong, and the Virgin Islands are all fielding Olympic athletes. Under what circumstance can a territory/colony send athletes to the games? Would those athletes be eligible to play for the 'mother country', in this example UK, China, and the US?
Most sources state that athletes from Australia, France, Great Britain, Greece and Switzerland have been to every Olympic games, from 1896 onwards. However, the nation we now know as the Commonwealth of Australia did not exist until 1st January 1901. Prior to that time the Australian continent was comprised of colonies. Edwin Flack was working as an accountant for Price Waterhouse in London at the time, and made his own way across to Athens for the 1896 Games. I've searched high and low for this answer, and end up with nothing more than hearsay and conflicting answers, and nothing definitive. Who or what was Edwin Flack representing at the 1896 Athens Games, and what flag was raised when he won a medal? Ditto, the "Australian athletes" at the 1900 Games?
Suggested Related FunTrivia Quizzes - 90,000 currently online
"Ask FunTrivia" is for entertainment purposes only, and answers offered are unverified and unchecked by
FunTrivia. We cannot guarantee the accuracy or veracity of ANY statement posted. Feel free to post an updated
if you feel that an answer is inadequate or incorrect. Please
thoroughly research items where accuracy is important to you using multiple reliable sources. By accessing our
website, you agree to be bound by our terms of service.