Evelyn Ashford Trivia Quiz: Sports Woman

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Evelyn Ashford Trivia Quiz: Sports Woman

Evelyn Ashford is an American retired track and field athlete born on April 15, 1957. She was the 1984 Olympic champion in the 100-meter dash, running under the 11-second barrier over 30 times and being the first to run under 11 seconds in an Olympic Games. She was ranked No. 1 in the world by Track & Field News over 100 meters in 1979 and 1981, and over 200 meters in 1981. Ashford won three Olympic gold medals in the 100 m and 4 × 100 m relay.

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In which year was Evelyn Ashford named Track and Field News "Athlete of the Year" for the second time?

  • 1979

  • 1981

  • 1984

  • 1988

How many Olympic gold medals did Evelyn Ashford win in total?

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

  • 4

In which year did Evelyn Ashford win her first Olympic gold medal?

  • 1976

  • 1980

  • 1984

  • 1988

Who was the main rival of Evelyn Ashford during her career?

  • Marlies Göhr

  • Florence Griffith Joyner

  • Wilma Rudolph

  • Gail Devers

Which event did Evelyn Ashford have to withdraw from due to a minor injury at the 1984 Summer Olympics?

  • 100 m

  • 200 m

  • Long jump

  • High jump

In which year did Evelyn Ashford win her first world record for the 100 meters?

  • 1981

  • 1983

  • 1984

  • 1988

Who did Evelyn Ashford beat to win her third Olympic gold medal in the 4 × 100 m relay at the 1988 Summer Olympics?

  • MarliesGöhr

  • Florence Griffith Joyner

  • Wilma Rudolph

  • Gail Devers

In which event did Evelyn Ashford finish fifth at the 1976 Summer Olympics?

  • 200 m

  • 400 m

  • 100 m

  • Long jump

Which of the following injuries did Evelyn Ashford suffer in 1980?

  • Torn Achilles tendon

  • Broken leg

  • Torn quad muscle

  • Sprained ankle

At which event did Evelyn Ashford finally defeat her main rival MarliesGöhr in 1984?

  • Olympic Games

  • World Championships

  • Weltklasse meeting

  • World Cup of Track and Field

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