Women in Sport - 2

Published: Thursday 24th October 2019A free quiz about famous sporting women.
  1. Which nation were the gold medal winners in women's football at the 2016 Olympic Games?
  2. Who in 1958 became the first woman to compete in a Formula 1 race?
  3. In the Open era, which woman has won the most Grand Slam singles titles in tennis?
  4. Best known for winning four golds at the 1948 Olympics, what was the name of the Dutch athlete nicknamed "The Flying Housewife"?
  5. Which country hosted the first Women's Cricket World Cup in 1973?
  6. Who in 1984 became the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal for Great Britain?
  7. Who, in 2008, became the first woman to ride over 100 UK Flat winners in a calendar year?
  8. In which year did the inaugural FIFA Women's World cup take place?
  9. Who is the only British woman to have won three Grand Slam tennis singles titles in the Open era?
  10. Which country did figure skater Katarina Witt represent when winning her two Olympic Gold medals?
  11. Who in 1962 became the first female winner of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year?
  12. Debbie Hockley with 1501 runs currently holds the record for most runs scored in Women's Cricket World Cups, Which country does she represent?
  13. Who, in 1976, became the first gymnast to be awarded a perfect 10 score?
  14. Who captained England's Women to third place at the 2015 FIFA World Cup?
  15. As at 2018, how many times have the Williams' sisters won Olympic gold in the women's double tennis?
  16. Played biennially since 1990, what is the female equivalent of golf's Ryder Cup?
  17. Who is Britain's most successful Olympic female competitor in any sport?
  18. In which year did the FA ban women from playing football on Football League grounds?
  19. Who, at 13, was the youngest member of the 2008 GB Paralympic squad but went on to win 2 gold medals?
  20. Which British player partnered Henri Kontinen to win the Wimbledon Mixed Doubles in 2016?
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