Team GB quiz - Round 1

With the sprint qualifier kicking off this afternoon we have a quiz to learn some fun facts about the Team GB and keep you entertained between races. The first round includes a team trivia, pointless orienteering and orienteer or premier league footballer.  Thanks to Murray and Tessa Strain for the pointless orienteering and orienteer or premier league football rounds. Keep a look out for answers and the second round of the quiz posted later in the week.


Team Trivia

1    1. What did Graham Gristwood study at university and where?
2.    What is Alice Leake’s home region?
3.    What is the name of Jess Tullie’s dog?
4.    Which countries has Ralph Street lived in? (Hint: 4)
5.    Who is the tallest member of Team GB?
6.    When did Team GB last win a WOC medal? (points for name, position and location)
7.    Who has brought the most pairs of shoes to WOC?
8.    What is the combined weight of Cat Taylor and her luggage?
9.    Who has the smallest feet in Team GB?
10. What sport is Kris Jones doing his PhD in?
11. Which members of Team GB have been to China?
12. Which member of Team GB has been to the most world championships?



Pointless orienteering

-       Name three of each category. Score 1 point for each correct one that no one else suggests

  • ·         British orienteering maps beginning with the letter C (must be on omaps, www.worldofo.com)
  • ·         Members of the 2014, 2015 or 2016 JWOC team
  • ·         Wainwrights in the Lake District
  • ·         Manufacturers of orienteering kit
  • ·         WOC gold medallists since 2000


Orienteer or premier league footballer

-       ½ point each

  • ·         Heidar Helguson
  • ·         Hans Gunnar Omdal
  • ·         Stig Inge Bjørnebye
  • ·         Rudolf Ropek
  • ·         Thibaut Magne
  • ·         Axel Fischer
  • ·         Jepser Grøkjær
  • ·         Antti Niemi
  • ·         Gabor Domonyik




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