Test Your Olympic Knowledge

With the 2020 Summer Olympics coming soon, it's time to see how well you know the Olympic greats events of the past
The original Olympic Games in ancient Greece honored which God?
The original events included foot races, chariot races, and discus.
Which country holds the most Summer Olympic medals?
America holds the record with 2,406, followed by Russia (1,528), Germany (1,305), and Great Britain (779).
Which athlete holds the record for most Olympic golds?
Phelps has won a staggering 18 gold Olympic medals over his career, twice as many as anyone else.
When did Great Britain last win an Olympic medal in soccer?
It's been a while.
Where did Usain Bolt win his first Olympic medals?
Photo: J. Brichto
In Bejing, Bolt took gold in the 100 meter, 200 meter, and 4 x 100 meter relay. Four years later, he did it again in London.
Who is the young lady on the left?
American gymnast McKayla Maroney became famous for her "not impressed" face, which President Obama imitates here.
How many gold medals did Jesse Owens win at the 1936 Nazi Olympics?
African American athlete Owens won more gold medals than any other athlete that year, a powerful counterpoint to the Nazi claims of racial superiority.
Which nation does NOT dip their flag to the host nation's leaders during the Opening Ceremony?
The American team doesn't dip their flag for anyone, not even the President of the United States.
Bronze medal: Don't worry, you still have time to brush up on Olympic trivia before Rio 2016.
Silver medal: Nicely done! You're well on your way to Olympic gold.
Gold medal: There's a champion among us! Well played.