Can you beat an Olympian at our Olympics Quiz?

See if you can score higher than three-time Canadian Olympic medallist Silken Laumann

(BAR 10) BANYOLES, Aug.2--SIGNALS VICTORY--Canadian rower Silken Laumann raises her arm in gesture as she leaves the winners area with her gold medal for the Olympic women's single scull competition in Banyoles Sunday. (CP PHOTO) 1992 (stf-Ron Poling)

Silken Laumann with her gold medal in 1992 (Ron Poling, CP)

This edition of the Maclean’s Quiz, a diversion designed by Terrance Balazo to test your trivia skills, is all about Olympic history—its winners, its locations, its best stories. And while we usually get our Maclean’s Genius, Peter Dyakowski, to take the quiz to provide a benchmark score, Canadian football isn’t (yet) an Olympic sport. So instead, we asked Silken Laumann, a three-time medal-winning Olympic rower and former torchbearer, to take the Quiz.

How’d she do? “Time to brush up on my Olympic facts!” She’s being humble: She scored a very solid 77 per cent.

Are you ready to try your hand? Click here to take the Olympic Quiz, or take it below.


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