Think you know Al Oerter? Take this quiz to find out!

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Think you know Al Oerter? Take this quiz to find out!

Welcome to the Al Oerter Quiz! Al Oerter was an American discus thrower and four-time Olympic gold medalist who made history in the world of sports. This quiz will test your knowledge on Al Oerter's life, career, and achievements.

Whether you are a die-hard fan or just learning about this legendary athlete, this quiz is sure to challenge and entertain you. So let's see how much you know about Al Oerter!

In what sport did Al Oerter win four consecutive Olympic gold medals?

Swimming

Athletics (Track and Field)

Gymnastics

Weightlifting

In what event did Al Oerter win his four consecutive Olympic gold medals?

Shot put

Discus throw

Hammer throw

Javelin throw

In which Olympic Games did Al Oerter win his first gold medal?

1952 Helsinki Olympics

1956 Melbourne Olympics

1960 Rome Olympics

1964 Tokyo Olympics

What was Al Oerter's personal best in the discus throw?

66.10 meters

68.16 meters

70.74 meters

73.38 meters

How many times did Al Oerter set a world record in the discus throw?

One time

Two times

Three times

Four times

What was Al Oerter's occupation outside of athletics?

Teacher

Architect

Engineer

Artist

What college did Al Oerter attend?

University of Florida

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

University of Southern California (USC)

University of Michigan

What health issue almost prevented Al Oerter from competing in the 1964 Olympics?

Cancer

Heart disease

Asthma

Arthritis

In what year did Al Oerter retire from athletics?

1968

1972

1976

1980

What is the name of the documentary film about Al Oerter's life?

The Perfect Throw

The Perfect Circle

The Perfect Gold

The Perfect Champion

Which of these athletes did NOT win four consecutive Olympic gold medals in the same event?

Carl Lewis

Usain Bolt

Michael Phelps

Jesse Owens

Al Oerter was a member of what prestigious athletic club?

International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF)

International Olympic Committee (IOC)

National Track and Field Hall of Fame

International Swimming Hall of Fame

Al Oerter served in what branch of the military?

Army

Navy

Air Force

Marines

What is the name of Al Oerter's autobiography?

The Art of Discus Throwing

Champion Forever

The Perfect Technique

Gold Medal Journey

Al Oerter was the first person to accomplish what feat in the discus throw?

Throw over 70 meters

Set a world record in the event c)

Win four consecutive Olympic gold medals

Compete in the event at five consecutive Olympic Games

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In what sport did Al Oerter win four consecutive Olympic gold medals?
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In what event did Al Oerter win his four consecutive Olympic gold medals?
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In which Olympic Games did Al Oerter win his first gold medal?
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What was Al Oerter's personal best in the discus throw?
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How many times did Al Oerter set a world record in the discus throw?
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What was Al Oerter's occupation outside of athletics?
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What college did Al Oerter attend?
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What health issue almost prevented Al Oerter from competing in the 1964 Olympics?
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In what year did Al Oerter retire from athletics?
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What is the name of the documentary film about Al Oerter's life?
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Which of these athletes did NOT win four consecutive Olympic gold medals in the same event?
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Al Oerter was a member of what prestigious athletic club?
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Al Oerter served in what branch of the military?
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What is the name of Al Oerter's autobiography?
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Al Oerter was the first person to accomplish what feat in the discus throw?
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