Weekly Sports Quiz

September 24, 2020

1. WHO WON two swimming relay medals for Australia – one gold and one silver?
2. WHICH NATION knocked Australia out of the women’s soccer in controversial fashion?
3. IN WHICH cycling event did Australia break the world record but still only win silver?
4. WHICH AUSSIE female cyclist won a silver medal?
5. WHICH AUSSIE finished top point-scorer in women’s basketball at the Rio Games?
6. IN WHICH sport did Jess Fox win a bronze medal for Australia?
7. OVER WHICH team did Australia score its only win in women’s soccer?
8. IN WHICH sailing class did Tom Burton win gold for Australia?
9. WHICH MELBOURNE star kicked his 100th career goal in Round 8 of the 2016 season?
10. WHICH OTHER Melbourne player passed the same milestone a week later?
11. WHICH ADELAIDE player played his 100th AFL game early in 2016?
12. AND WHICH North Melbourne star played his 300th game in Round 7?
13. WHICH TEAM recorded its 1500th win in 2016?
14. AND WHICH team lost a club record 12 straight games through the middle of the season?
15. WHICH TEAM beat Melbourne for the 14th straight time in 2016 – a run stretching back over a decade?
16. WHO DURING the 2016 season shattered the games record for Geelong?
17. WHICH TEAM scored a Super Rugby record 577 points during the 2016 season?
18. WHICH TEAM conceded a record 684 points?
19. WHICH AUSSIE team finished highest on the ladder in the Australasian Group after the preliminary rounds?
20. WHICH TEAM finished last in the Australasian Group after the preliminary rounds?
21. WHICH SUPER Rugby team won just one game all season?
22. WHO SCORED the most points in the 2016 Super Rugby season?
23. WHO WAS the top Aussie scorer?
24. WHICH AUSSIE team dropped eight places on the Super Rugby table from 2015 to 2016?

25. I was born on the 18th of July 1949. I was born in Western Australia. I am a former sportsman. I made my first class debut for Western Australia in 1969-70. I toured New Zealand with Australia’s second team. I was successful in an ashes tour in England in 1972. During a brief tour of Sri Lanka in 1983, I took three wickets at Kandy in an inaugural Test.

1. Emma McKeon
2. Brazil
3. Men’s team pursuit
4. Anna Meares
5. Liz Cambage
6. Canoeing
7. Zimbabwe
8. Laser
9. Jack Watts
10. Nathan Jones
11. Daniel Talia
12. Drew Petrie
13. Collingwood
14. Brisbane
15. St Kilda
16. Corey Enright
17. The Lions
18. The Kings
19. The Brumbies
20. The Force
21. The Sunwolves
22. Beauden Barrett (Hurricanes)
23. Christian Lealiifano (Brumbies)
24. The Waratahs
25. Dennis Lillee