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Sports Quiz Questions Answers
The first Indian (among women) to swim across the English Channel Miss Arati Saha (Now Mrs. Arati Gupta)
The first Indian (among men) to swim across the English Channel Mihir Sen
The first person to ski down Mount Everest Yuichiro Miura of Japan
The first Indian to win World Billiards Trophy Wilson Jones
The first black player to win the Wimbledon men’s singles title Arthur Ashe (U.S. 1975)
First Indian woman to climb Mount Everest Bachendri Pal
First Indian Grand Master (in Chess) Viswanathan Anand
The first man to win 4 Olympic Gold Medals Alvin Kranzein (U.S.A.) in 1900
The first lawn tennis player who won the Wimbledon Championship for five years consecutively Bjorn Borg
First batsman to score three Test century in three successive Tests on debut Mohammad Azharuddin
The first batsman in the world to score centuries against all the other 8 test playing nations Steve Waugh (Australia)
The first Indian to be Chess World Champion Viswanathan Anand
The youngest Cricketer to score a century Mohammad Asharful of Bangladesh
The first Indian women to register a win in Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Sania Mirza (July 2003)
The first Indian sports woman to win a medal in World Athletics Anju B George (August 2003, Paris)
World’s first batsman to score 400 runs in an innings in a test match Brian Lara (April 2004)
India’s first batsman to score double century in five test matches Rahul Dravid (April 2004)
The first woman cricketer to score the highest yet ever runs Kiran (Pakistan, March)
First Indian woman to qualify for the 2006 Winter Olympics Neha Ahuja
The fastest man on the earth Usain Bolt (August 16, 2008, 100 meters clocking 9-69 seconds, an all time world record)
The first person from Africa to be appointed as the new President of the ICC (International Cricket Council) Percy Sonn appointed on July 7, 2006
The first Indian woman player to win a four star badminton tournament Saina Nehwal, May 2006
The first Indian sports woman to win Gold Medal in World Cup Archery Dola Benerjee (Won the honor in World Cup Archery final in Dubai (UAE) on November 24, 2007)
The highest test cricket wicket taker in the cricket world Muttiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka, acquired on December 3, 2007
The first sportsman to clinch 8 Gold Medals in individual events at an Olympic Michael Phelps at the 29th Olympiad in Beijing in August 2008.
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Comment by pearl on Thu, Oct 21st, 2010 at 3:56 PM
very intersting to know
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