Australia at the Olympics Quiz

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Australia at the Olympics Quiz

1. The winner of Australia's first ever Olympic gold medal was Edwin Flack in Athletics in 1896. What other sport did he also win a medal at that Olympic Games?
  • Tennis
  • Swimming
  • Rowing
2. Who was the first Australian woman to win an Olympic medal?
  • Fanny Dorrick
  • Sarah Durack
  • Susan Durack
3. Which famous Australian Olympian also founded a tyre company?
  • Sir Francis Dunlop
  • Sir Francis Goodyear
  • Sir Francis Beaurepaire
4. In What Year did Australia have its best ever total medal tally?
  • 1976
  • 2000
  • 2008

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