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1896 Athens Olympic Games Quiz

Below is a short quiz about the 1896 Olympic Games. How is your Olympic history knwledge? You will find more details about the answers in the information elsewhere on this site.

1896 Athens Olympic Games Quiz

1. What was the first event of the first modern Olympic Games?
  • Triple Jump
  • 100m Sprint
  • Marathon
  • Discus Throw
2. What was awarded to the winners at the first Olympic Games
  • Gold Watch
  • Olive Wreath
  • Silver Medal
  • Nothing
3. How many women competed at the 1896 Games?
  • 0
  • 6
  • 18
  • 33
4. What event was on the program but had to be canceled due to bad weather?
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Sailing
  • Archery

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