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London 2012 - OLYMPIC MEDALS - INTERNATIONAL STARS
A webquest

HELP : BBC - London 2012 - Wikipedia

1) Complete the table below (Be careful! One of these athletes did NOT get a medal, but made history.)

ATHLETE
NAME
COUNTRY
AGE
SPORT
GOLD MEDAL
SILVER
MEDAL

BRONZE
MEDAL

RECORDS
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               

2) Find the countries that the athletes represent on the map below and place the flags in the right column :


(Click on the map to make it bigger.)

COUNTRY
FLAG
COUNTRY
FLAG
1
   
5
   
2
   
6
   
3
   
7
   
4
   
8
   

3) A few interesting facts :

1. Wojdan Shaherkani was the FIRST / SECOND / THIRD Saudi woman to compete in Olympics.

2. What was she allowed to wear and what is it ? ......................................................................................................................................................................

3. When was Hamadou Djibo Issaka chosen for the Olympics ? .................................................................................................................................................

4. What is his job ? ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................

5. What did Gabby Douglas eat after winning two gold medals at the Olympics ? ........................................................................................................................

6. What is the nickname of Kirani James ? ....................................................... - and Usain Bolt ? .......................................................

7. What sports did Missy Franklin play before swimming ? ...........................................................................................................................................................

8. How tall is Shiwen Ye ? ....................................................... How tall was she in 2010 ? .......................................................

9. What happened to Anna Meares 4 years before the London Olympics ? ...................................................................................................................................

10. Watch the video : Kenya's Rudisha says he might be 800m 'legend' and write what he says exactly : "........................................................................................" - UPDATED

11. What will Michael Phelps do after the London Olympics ? .......................................................................................................................................................

 

Created on 14/08/2012 by Michelle Henry

 

 

In the background :

"Illuminated Olympic rings float near the Houses of Parliament as part of the festivities
for the London 2012 Closing Ceremony, on August 12, 2012."