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an Olympic Swimming Pool (Mike Johnson) -
in the Decathlon (Substituting into
End to John O'Groats (Maths Mystery) -
makes a good Triathlete?-
Suitable for Level 5/6
Match the Matches
Decide which charts and graphs represent the
number of goals two football teams scored in
Countries from across the world competed in
a sports tournament. Can you devise an
efficient strategy to work out the order in
which they finished?
These Olympic quantities have been jumbled
up! Can you put them back together again?
Where should runners start the 200m race so
that they have all run the same distance by
Have you ever wondered what it would be like
to race against Usain Bolt?
Which countries have the most naturally
Imagine you had to plan the tour for the
Olympic Torch. Is there an efficient way of
choosing the shortest possible route?
The heptathlon is an athletic competition
consisting of 7 events. Can you make sense
of the scoring system in order to advise a
heptathlete on the best way to reach her
Can you use your powers of logic and
deduction to work out the missing
information in these sporty situations?
Look at the changes in results on some of
the athletics track events at the Olympic
Games in 1908 and 1948. What will the
results be in 2012?