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Quiz about Javelin Knowledge
Quiz about Javelin Knowledge

Javelin Knowledge Trivia Quiz


This is my javelin throwing quiz. Let's see how much you know about this technical and powerful event.

A multiple-choice quiz by CombatLeader. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
CombatLeader
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
132,208
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
5
Difficulty
Difficult
Avg Score
2 / 5
Plays
389
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Question 1 of 5
1. Who held the world record for longest throw, with the old rules javelin before it was changed in 1986? Hint


Question 2 of 5
2. Who won the 1999 World Championships? Hint


Question 3 of 5
3. What is the name of the jump leg, going into the final phase of a javelin throw? Hint


Question 4 of 5
4. Who was the first American to throw over 292 feet and gain the American record? Hint


Question 5 of 5
5. Before the new rules for javelin that came out in 1986, who had the longest high school mark? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Who held the world record for longest throw, with the old rules javelin before it was changed in 1986?

Answer: Uwe Hohn

The record was 104.87 meters.
2. Who won the 1999 World Championships?

Answer: Aki Parviainen

Up until the final throw of the 6th round, Aki Parviainen had been in third place and was not expected to pull that one out.
3. What is the name of the jump leg, going into the final phase of a javelin throw?

Answer: penultimate

In many bio-mechanical books that explain javelin throwing, this is the key word leading up to the final black leg.
4. Who was the first American to throw over 292 feet and gain the American record?

Answer: Tom Putskys

If Tom Petronoff had thrown for the USA, he would have had the American record at over 292 feet.
5. Before the new rules for javelin that came out in 1986, who had the longest high school mark?

Answer: Art Skipper

His brother Tommy, in 2003, was one of the best high school decathletes in the country, and is also a very good javelin thrower.
Source: Author CombatLeader

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