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WATCH | The Crappy Quiz - test your 2008 sporting knowledge!

Shane Hannon
Shane Hannon

09:55 15 May 2020

It was time for another no-holds-barred quiz of sporting factoids, with The Crappy Quiz pitting Ger, Adrian, and Nathan against each other!

Quizmaster Eoin put the lads' 2008 knowledge to the test, as we talked United in Moscow, Harrington triumphs, the Beijing Olympics and plenty more.

Watch the full quiz here, and put yourself to the test with the questions from Round One and Round Two below (answers at the bottom of the article, no scrolling!)

ROUND 1 - Boring Questions Round (never multiple choice):

Q1. The 2008 Champions League final was contested between Manchester United and Chelsea and ended in a 1-1 draw. Who scored the two goals?

Q2. 2008 saw Padraig Harrington win the USPGA Championship. Two players finished tied for second behind him. Name both of them.

Q3. The 2008 Wimbledon final is regarded as one of the greatest tennis matches ever. What was the score in the final set?

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ROUND 2 - The Beijing Olympics Round:

Q1. All of Ireland's medals in 2008 came in the boxing ring. Can you name all three medalists?

Q2. This was Beijing's first Olympic Games, and the city became the first to host both the Summer and Winter Games. What year was the Beijing Winter Games?

Q3. Michael Phelps took home the most individual gold medals with eight. Which cyclist took home three golds, leaving him joint second in the individual medal table?

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Michael Phelps of the United States carries the flag after receiving his gold medal for the 4x100 medley, his eighth gold of the games, on Sunday August 17, 2008, in the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing, China. (Photo by Paul Kitagaki Jr./Sacramento Bee/MCT/Sipa USA)

ROUND 1 - ANSWERS

A1. The 2008 Champions League final was contested between Manchester United and Chelsea and ended in a 1-1 draw. Who scored the two goals? Answer: Cristiano Ronaldo and Frank Lampard

A2. 2008 saw Padraig Harrington win the USPGA Championship. Two players finished tied for second behind him. Name both of them. Answer: Sergio Garcia and Ben Curtis

A3. The 2008 Wimbledon final is regarded as one of the greatest tennis matches ever. What was the score in the final set? Answer: 9-7 [Nadal beat Federer]

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ROUND 2 - ANSWERS

A1. All of Ireland's medals in 2008 came in the boxing ring. Can you name all three medalists? Answer: Kenny Egan, Darren Sutherland, Paddy Barnes

A2. This was Beijing's first Olympic Games, and the city became the first to host both the Summer and Winter Games. What year was the Beijing Winter Games? Answer: 2022 (it hasn't happened yet, obviously)

Q3. Michael Phelps took home the most individual gold medals with eight. Which cyclist took home three golds, leaving him joint second in the individual medal table? Answer: Chris Hoy

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