How Well Do You Know the Minnesota Olympians?
Julia | 01 - 09 - 2021
Updated: September 1, 2021 11:00 pm IST
More than a dozen Minnesota senior athletes are set to compete in the Tokyo Olympics. Play our team USA Minnesota Olympians quiz to discover about the Olympians who are about to compete in Tokyo Olympics 2021. Play now & learn more.
1. How Many Olympic Athletes Are from Minnesota?
In total, around 13 athletes from Minnesota will participate in the Olympics - one each in climbing, cycling, swimming, shooting, sailing, volleyball, and wrestling. Three in both track & field and gymnastics.
2. Do Minnesota Athletes Represent Other Nations?
It is true. Some MN Olympic athletes also represent other nations like Canada and Liberia.
3. By Which Year Minnesota Loses Its Bid to Host the Summer Olympics?
In the year 1946, Minnesota lost its first bid to host the summer Olympics to London.
4. Who Formed the Minnesota Amateur Wrestling Club?
Former Olympian Alan Rice formed the Amateur Wrestling Club also known as Minnesota Storm. He also cherishes the fact that from 1968 the club qualified at least one member for the Olympics wrestling team.
5. Which of the Following Players from Minnesota Will Participate in the 100-Meter Backstroke?
Regan Smith, the Olympian from Minnesota is well-versed in the swimming sport. She will compete in the 100-meter backstroke and the 200-meter butterfly.
6. Which State Has the Most Olympic Athletes?
Colorado is the state with the most Olympic athletes. Almost six in one million Coloradons will compete in Tokyo for the U.S team.
7. Edina Grad Jordan Thompson from Minnesota Belongs to Which Team?
Jordan Thompson from Minnesota is a star front-row attacker and a top-ranked women's volleyball team.
8. Which of the Following Olympians Do Not Belong to Minnesota?
Carl Lewis is the one who doesn’t belong to be a part of Minnesota State. He belongs to Alabama state who has won nine Olympic gold medals, one Olympic silver medal, and 10 World Championships medals.
9. How Old Is Lara Dallman-Weiss, Who Competes in Olympics Women’s Sailing?
10. Lara Dallman was a 32 year old woman who has been a part of Olympics women’s sailing competition from Minnesota.
Sylvia Fowles is the seventh American Basketball player to participate in the four or more Olympics.
11. Which of the Following Players from Minnesota Participated in the Women’s Gymnastics?
Both Suni Lee and Grace McCallum are the players from Minnesota who were a part of the Olympic Women’s gymnastics team.
12. Which of the Following Players from Minnesota Participated in the Olympic Tennis?
Bethanie Mattek-Sands is a professional tennis player from Minnesota. She also won nine grand slam titles and was also an Olympic gold medalist.
13. Napheesa Collier from Minnesota Belongs to Which Team?
Napheesa Collier from Minnesota belongs to Olympics women’s basketball team. She is one among five former UConn players on the U.S. roster, along with Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird, Tina Charles and Breanna Stewart.
14. Which of the Following Players from Minnesota Participated in Women's Volleyball?
Jordan Thompson from Minnesota participated in the Olympics women’s volleyball team. She is one of the eight first- time Olympians in the Volleyball game.
15. Which of the Following Players from Minnesota Participated in the Olympics BMX Racing?
For more than decade, Alise Willoughby has been one of the top women in Olympics BMX racing. She also won world championships in 2017 and 2019.