The Big Sports Quiz of The Year 2017 (Part Two) – Fifty harder questions about the Sporting Year in the World and Britain arranged in groups of ten which get more difficult the further you go.
41 Which rugby league team finished top of the English League but were defeated in the Grand Final of the Super League play-offs?
42 At the world swimming championships Adam Peaty won gold but Britain also won two other gold medals. Name the swimmer who won the 50m butterfly or the relay event that Britain won.
43 Kristina Cook and Oliver Townend were two of the British team that won European Championship gold medals in which sport?
44 Which country took gold in both men and women’s curling world championships?
45 Which country won both men’s and women’s EuroHockey championships?
46 Which player did Roger Federer defeat in the Wimbledon final to win his record eighth title?
47 Which Irish horse trainer set a new world record for the most winners in one season in Group One flat races?
48 Why was this trainer not too upset when his horse came second in the Melbourne Cup?
49 Which British man won the Big Air freestyle skiing gold medal at the Winter X Games?
50 A team representing which country won the America’s Cup in sailing?
51 Which nation topped the medals table at the world fencing championships with four golds?
52 Which country,the host nation, won the world men’s handball title for a record sixth time?
53 Which country defeated China in the final of Badminton’s Sudirman Cup to become the first team since 2003 to beat the Chinese in this competition?
54 Which driver won his fifth successive world rally championship?
55 Which nation topped the medals table at the world wrestling championships including four golds from the eight women’s events?
56 Which country won their first ever men’s European Basketball title?
57 Laura Ludwig & Kira Walkenhorst won the world championship in which sport?
58 Which country won the women’s Lacrosse World Cup for the third successive time?
59 Which English player won the Golden Boot at the women’s European football Championships?
60 Which British kayaker won the world K1 200m title?
61 Which Canadian couple won their third world ice dance championships title?
62 Two British women won gold medals at the world cycling track championships. Can you name either?
63 Which South American nation won the women’s team title at the world archery champs?
64 Name either the Dutch man or woman who won the all-round titles at the world long track speed-skating championship?
65 Which Austrian won the men’s giant slalom and slalom titles at the world skiing championships?
66 Which two nations contested the final of the World Baseball Classic?
67 Which Latvian won his fifth world skeleton bob world championship?
68 Which Norwegian woman, who holds the record for most world titles, won four golds at the cross-country skiing world championships?
69 Nour El Sherbini was one of three women from which country to make the semi-finals of the women’s world Open squash championships?
70 Which Korean woman won the Rookie of the Year, Player of the Year and the US Open golf title?
71 Which American male swimmer won seven golds at the world championships?
72 World triathlon series champion Flora Duffy is from which country?
73 Britain’s Mallory Franklin won two world titles including individual gold in which sport?
74 Which Welsh driver became the first British driver to win his home round of the World Rally championship for seventeen years?
75 The world trampoline championships also included other non-Olympic gymnastics events. In which event did Great Britain win the men’s team gold?
76 Who won his tenth world judo title when winning the heavyweight gold at the world champs?
77 The winners of each of the five individual gold medals at the world rhythmic gymnastics championships are related in what way?
78 Which Australian won his first world speedway championship title?
79 Which team won their eleventh Australian Rules football Premiership title, it was their first one since 1980?
80 Which country won their first ever gold medal in Modern Pentathlon when taking the men’s team title at the world championships?
81 Swedish sportswoman Tove Alexandersson won three golds at the world championships in which sport?
82 Which golfer scored 62, which set a new major championship record. at Birkdale in the third round of the Open?
83 Which multi-event competition, for sports not included in the Olympics was held in Wrocław in 2017 and will be in 2021 held in Birmingham?
84 Sohrab Moradi who set world records at clean and jerk and overall in winning gold at the world weightlifting championships is from which country?
85 Which American, the first woman to medal in six consecutive Olympics at any sport, won a gold medal in the team skeet at the world championships?
86 Which player retained his world table tennis men’s singles title?
87 Which German woman won five gold medals at the world biathlon championships, including three of the four individual events?
88 Which German man won gold medals in all four events at the world championships in Nordic Combined?
89 Which Russian won four golds in synchronized swimming at the world championships?
90 Which Czech rower won his fifth world title in the Single Sculls event?
42 Ben Proud in the 50m butterfly, the mens 4x200m freestyle relay
43 Three Day event
45 The Netherlands
46 Marin Cilic
47 Aidan O’Brien
48 The winner was trained by his son
49 James Woods
50 New Zealand
53 South Korea
54 Sebastien Ogier
57 Beach Volleyball
59 Jodie Taylor
60 Liam Heath
61 Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir
62 Elinor Barker (points race) and Kate Archibald (Omnium)
64 Sven Kramer and Ireen Wust
65 Marcel Hirscher
66 USA beat Puerto Rico
67 Martins Dukurs
68 Marit Bjørgen
70 Park Sung-hyun
71 Caeleb Dressel
73 Canoe Slalom
74 Elfyn Evans
76 Teddy Riner
77 They are twin sisters (Dina and Arina Averina)
78 Jason Doyle
82 Branden Grace
83 The World Games
85 Kim Rhode
86 Ma Long
87 Laura Dahlmeier
88 Johannes Rydzek
89 Svetlana Kolesnichenko
90 Ondřej Synek