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Steve Redgrave won multiple gold medals for team Great Britain in which sport?
Rowing - Redgrave won gold medals at five consecutive Olympic Games from 1984 to 2000.
Greg Rutherford won gold for Britain in which track event at London 2012?
a. High Jump
b. Shot Put
c. Long Jump
d. Triple Jump
Long Jump - As of 2016, Rutherford currently holds the European Championship title for long jump.
In which event did Alan Wells win Olympic gold for team Great Britain during his Olympic career?
100m - Alan is one of only three British athletes to win the 100m race.
In which year did Sally Gunnell win Olympic Gold in the 400m Hurdles?
1992 - Sally retired from sport in 1997.
Kelly Sotherton and Denise Lewis have been medalists for Britain in which event?
d. Long Jump
Heptathlon - The heptathlon is a track and field competition consisting of seven events.
How many Olympic gold medals did Great Britain cyclist Chris Hoy win during his career?
6 - Hoy is the most decorated Olympic cyclist of all time.
On how many occasions has London hosted the Olympic Games?
3 - London hosted the Olympic Games in 1908, 1948 and 2012.
Competitive sailor Ben Ainslie made his Olympic debut in which year?
1996 - Ben is the first person to win medals in five different Olympic Games.
Kelly Holmes won two Olympic gold medals in 2004 in the 1500m and which other event?
800m - Kelly was a physical training instructor in the British Army.
Nicola Adams became the first British female to win Gold in which event in 2012?
Boxing - Nicola was gold medal winner at flyweight at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
In which of these sports has Great Britain NEVER won Olympic Gold?
Judo - Great Britain has won 8 silver and 10 bronze medals in Judo.
Which of these sports figures has won three gold medals for Great Britain in Equestrian?
a. Ian Stark
b. Richard Meade
c. Alec Scott
d. Philippa Funnell
Richard Meade - Richard died on January 8, 2015 at the age of 76.
What is the most gold medals a British female Olympian has won?
2 - The leading British female Olympian is track cyclist Victoria Pendleton who has won two gold medals and one silver medal.
How many gold medals has Great Britain won at the Winter Olympics in Ice Hockey?
1 - Great Britain won the gold in 1936.
In which Winter Olympic event has Great Britain won the most gold medals?
a. Figure skating
Figure skating - Great Britain has won five gold medals in figure skating.
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