Quiz: Getting to grips with Gothenburg

Some Gothenburg-themed trivia to get in the mood for the European Indoor Championships next week. All questions are based on major championships held in Gothenburg including two previous editions of the European Indoor Championships, the 1995 World Championships and the 2006 European Championships. Good luck!

  1. Who was Britain’s only gold medallist when Gothenburg held the 1974 European Indoor Championships?
  2. Which Brit finished second to Renata Stecher in the 60m at the same championships?
  3. Which Romanian won the European indoor women’s 1500m title at the 1984 European Indoor Championships in Gothenburg?
  4. Who was the only athlete to win individual gold medals at the 1974 and 1984 European Indoor Championships?
  5. Which man won a silver medal in the 1500m in 1974 and bronze in the same event in 1984?
  6. Who won the European under-23 women’s 10,000m title in Gothenburg in 1999 and another medal at the 2006 European Championships?
  7. Which woman took a 100/200m double at the 1999 European Under-23 Championships?
  8. Stefan Holm and Linus Thornblad both cleared which height at the 2007 Swedish Championships?
  9. Which pair of sisters reached the 5000m final at the 1995 World Championships?
  10. Who cleared 5.93m to win the European under-23 pole-vault title in 1999?
  11. Which thrower won a world title in 1995 and another medal at the 2006 European Championships?
  12. Maryse Maury (married name) won a silver medal in the high jump at the 1984 European Indoor Championships. Which famous hurdler is her sister?
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