solutions of ATHLE - QUIZ

COMPETITIONS : World Championships 1983/87

 

1. Where did the first World Championships take place in 1983 ?

Helsinki

2. Which athlete beat (or seemed to beat) the 100 m world record in 1987 ?

Ben Johnson (with 9"83, disqualified 1 year later)

3. Which pole vaulter aged 19 inaugurated in 1983 a series of 5 consecutive world champion titles ?

Serguei Bubka (5m70)

4. Who was the youngest world champion, crowned in 1983 aged 18 ?

Heike Daute (Dreschler), with 7m27 (windy)

5. Wth what time did Jarmila Kratochvilova beat the 400 m world record in 1983 ?

47"99

6. Which American realized the double 1500/3000 m in 1983 ?

Mary Decker

7. What was the nationality of the woman winner of marathon in 1983 ?

Norwegian (Grete Waitz)

8. Which country won the most gold medals in 1983 ?

German Democratic Republic (10 gold medals)

9. How old was John Powell when he won the discus silver medal in 1987 ?

40 (and 71 days)

10. How high did you need to jump in order to be medallist at high jump in 1987 ?

2m38 (by Sj÷berg, Paklin, Avdyeyenko)

 


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