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The Chinese pair Zhang Yanquan and Cao Yuan won gold at the 2012 Olympics men's 10 metres synchronised diving, and bravely so, as one was recovering from an injury to his leg. What was that injury?
In the lead up to the tennis final in the 2012 Olympics, an engrossing tennis match took place between Roger Federer of Switzerland and Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina. Did Federer win?
Long distance track runner Tirunesh Dibaba took out the women's 10,000 metres at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. This champion represented which nation on the Horn of Africa?
The women's triathlon at the 2012 Olympics was described as one of the closest finishes in Olympic history. Amazingly so, how many seconds initially separated the first two athletes to cross the line?
The conclusion of the men's 20 kilometre walk at the 2012 Olympics was memorable for two things. One was the excitement of the winner, Chen Ding, from China. The other was the silver medallist from Guatemala, Erick Barrondo. What was so remarkable about Barrondo's placement that sees it included in this quiz?
He walked it with his guide dog
He was the first-ever Olympic medal winner from his country
He walked it backwards
He went the wrong way for five kilometres
In which alphabetical order did the three winning countries of the women's marathon cross the line in the 2012 London Olympics?
Kenya, Russia, Ethiopia
Ethiopia, Russia, Kenya
Russia, Ethiopia, Kenya
Ethiopia, Kenya, Russia
The incredibly hard fought men's 10,000 metres at the 2012 London games was taken out by the champion from Great Britain. USA took the silver is a burst of brilliant speed. What was remarkable about the third and fourth placegetters from Ethiopia?
They were cousins
They were father and son
They were uncle and nephew
They were brothers
The emotional gold medal win of Felix Sanchez in the men's 400 metres hurdle was made even more poignant when it was revealed he had carried a photo of which deceased family member with him during the race?
Michael Phelps announced his retirement after swimming his last race at the 2012 Olympics Games. How many gold medals did this incredible champion win over his Olympic career?
This Chinese male trampoline gymnast won bronze for his event in the 2008 Beijing Olympics but took out the gold medal in the 2012 London Games. What was his name?
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