To mark the half way point, we thought it would be fun to do a quiz to see how much we all know about the games and the London 2012 Official website has the perfect way to get us started.Visit this link to check out the interesting Olympics fact file and to find out the answers to our little quiz below –
- In which year was the International Olympic Committee founded?
- When did tourists take place in the Olympic Games?
- Of which nationality was the athlete who took 54 years to complete their chosen Olympic event?
- What event in the Olympics was banned for women until 1960?
- How did the Paralympics come to be a part of the Olympic events and in which year?
- In what year and where were the Summer Olympics held in November?
- Which gymnast was the first to score a perfect 10 in their event and how old were they?
- How many Jumbo Jets can fit in the Sydney Olympic Stadium?
- In which country, did parents name their new born sons, ‘Olympics’
- Which country was the first to plan for the Olympics and Paralympics Games to be held together?
Send us your answers and let’s find out how Olympic savvy you are!