Special Sub-Topic: IAAF World Championships: 2007
|In what city did the event take place?|
Osaka. Helsinki was in 1983 and 2005. Rome was 1987, Tokyo 1991, Stuttgart 1993, Gothenburg 1995, Athens 1997, Seville 1999, Edmonton 2001, and Saint-Denis (Paris) 2003.
|Who won the men's 100m?|
Tyson Gay. Tyson Gay (USA) won in 9.85. Atkins (Bahamas) finished second, and Powell (Jamaica) third.
|In what event did the Swedish Carolina Kluft win her third straight world title? |
Heptathlon. She was world champion in 2003, 2005, and 2007. She was also Olympic champion in 2004.
|What Ethiopian defended his 10,000m title successfully?|
Kenenisa Bekele. It was his third straight 10,000m title. He also won the Olympic 10,000m title in 2004.
|Which of the following events was not won by a Kenyan athlete?|
Women's 5000m. Janeth Jepkosgei won the women's 800m. Catherine Ndereba won the women's marathon, and Luke Kibet the men's marathon. The women's 5000m was won by Meseret Defar (Ethiopia).
|Which female athlete defended her world title of 2005 successfully in 2007?|
Tirunesh Dibaba, 10,000m. Dibaba defended her 10,000m title, but withdrew from the 5000m. Pechenkina and Williams won silver. Bergqvist didn't win a medal this time.
|In what event did a Chinese athlete win gold?|
Men's 110m hurdles. Xiang Liu won the 110m hurdles in 12.95.
|Maryam Yusuf Jamal won the 1500m. She was born in Ethiopia, but for what small island state did she win gold?|
Bahrain. She won in 3:58.75 after a close sprint against Russian, Soboleva. Her original name was Zebenech Tola. She was a political refugee.
|A clean sweep means that one country wins gold, silver, and bronze in the same event. Which of the following was not a clean sweep?|
Ethiopia: Women's 10,000m. Tirunesh Dibaba won gold for Ethiopia, but Elvan Abeylegesse won silver for Turkey (although born in Ethiopia), and Kara Goucher won bronze for the USA.
|Which woman didn't win gold in a jumping event?|
Svetlana Feofanova: pole vault. Yelena Isinbayeva won the pole vault. Feofanova won bronze.
|What medal did Tero Pitkamaki (Finland) win in the javelin throw, and Gerd Kanter (Estonia) in the discus throw?|
Gold. Kanter threw 68.94m. Pitkamaki threw 90.33m.
|Allyson Felix's winning time on the 200m was less than double of Veronica Campbell's winning time on the 100m.|
t. Campbell ran 11.01 on the 100m. Felix ran 21.81 on the 200m. This was the fastest time in 8 years.
|Who won the men's 20km race walk?|
Jefferson Perez (Ecuador). The other three are writers. Perez won his third straight world title.
|The United States won all four relay events.|
t. The four events are 4x100m and 4x400m, both for men and women.
|What woman won three gold medals?|
Allyson Felix. She won the 200m, the 4x100m, and the 4x400m.
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