Barely in the rearview mirror … remember this from 2016 Summer Olympics?
1-He broke the record books with a transformed life and 23 total lifetime Olympic titles. Who? Sport?
2-The selfie seen round the world … competitors from what two countries with a very strained relationship made the press with their sweet smiles? Sport?
3-She never stopped smiling—and took home five medals including that for all-around best in her field. Who?
4-He’s the world’s fastest man. Again.
5-In another sweet “flip” of images, a little girl stands in line for an autograph for her hero a decade ago. At this Olympics, he was waiting on hers. Which Olympians? (Actually, there was more than one such photographic memory—either answer will win.)
6-What’s unique about Olympian Simone Manuel?
7-We’ve seen it before and it’s always inspiring. Who showed the true Olympic spirit in Rio by helping a fallen competitor up after a mid-race collision?
8-The list includes names like Bob Mathias, Rafer Johnson, Bill Toomey, (yes) Bruce Jennings, and Bryan Clay … this year who was the all-around best athlete? Event title?
9-What stopped Sam Kendricks short in his run at the pole vault?
10-Which country brought home the most medals?
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