This contest sponsored by The Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation is in celebration of the 53 year history The Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation.  Virgin Islands track and field has a rich heritage which includes the development of world-class athletes, Olympians, All-Americans, record holders and children who become productive citizens... 
 
This contest has questions that test your knowledge of V.I. Track and Field history and on the movie "RACE" a biographical movie on Jesse Owens which depicts significant and important track and field historical points..
 
Prizes:

1st Place $250 and Official V.I. National Track and Field Team shirt
2nd Place $150 and Official V.I. National Track and Field Team shirt
3rd Place $75 and Official V.I. National Track and Field Team shirt
4th Place Official V.I. National Track and Field Team shirt
5th Place Official V.I. National Track and Field Team shirt

To be eligible to participate you must be registered and in good standing with VITFF...
The winner will be the person who is first to get the most correct answers to the questions in this contest...
 
Please select one answer for each question.  You must answer all questions.
Decision of the VITFF is final
Contest ends the last day of the Rio Olympic Games.
Questions...email: isv@mf.iaaf.org

The Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation (VITFF) was founded on:

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* 1. The Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation (VITFF) was founded on:

The Movie "RACE" is about the famous Jesse Owens who won gold medals in:

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* 2. The Movie "RACE" is about the famous Jesse Owens who won gold medals in:

The Virgin Islands (ISV) first competed in Track and Field in the Olympic Games in:

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* 3. The Virgin Islands (ISV) first competed in Track and Field in the Olympic Games in:

At the Berlin 1936 Olympic Games Jesse Owens set world records that stood for the next:

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* 4. At the Berlin 1936 Olympic Games Jesse Owens set world records that stood for the next:

The first V.I. National Track and Field Member to win an international medal was:

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* 5. The first V.I. National Track and Field Member to win an international medal was:

In the movie "RACE" one official for USA track and field the AAU later became President of the International Olympic Committee.  He once wrote a letter favoring the prevention of the Virgin Islands to become a member of the International Olympic Committee...he said "Our problem with the Virgin Islands is first the fact that they are part of the United States and second, the small population...moreover, there is little likelihood that with a small population the islands will produce competitors of Olympic calibre". That person was:

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* 6. In the movie "RACE" one official for USA track and field the AAU later became President of the International Olympic Committee.  He once wrote a letter favoring the prevention of the Virgin Islands to become a member of the International Olympic Committee...he said "Our problem with the Virgin Islands is first the fact that they are part of the United States and second, the small population...moreover, there is little likelihood that with a small population the islands will produce competitors of Olympic calibre". That person was:

What Olympian was the first to win 4 Track and Field Olympic Gold Medals after Jesse Owens?

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* 7. What Olympian was the first to win 4 Track and Field Olympic Gold Medals after Jesse Owens?

In the movie "RACE" when Jesse Owens boarded the bus to go to college why did he sit in the back of the bus?

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* 8. In the movie "RACE" when Jesse Owens boarded the bus to go to college why did he sit in the back of the bus?

This Virgin Islands National Track and Field Team Member made history by competing in the same berlin Olympic stadium (The IAAF World Championships) that Jesse Owens won his 4 Olympic Gold Medals...this athlete finished 4th in 400m, his/her name is:

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* 9. This Virgin Islands National Track and Field Team Member made history by competing in the same berlin Olympic stadium (The IAAF World Championships) that Jesse Owens won his 4 Olympic Gold Medals...this athlete finished 4th in 400m, his/her name is:

In the movie "RACE" Jesse Owens ran in the relay for the first time...why was he selected to run?

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* 10. In the movie "RACE" Jesse Owens ran in the relay for the first time...why was he selected to run?

The best performance by a V.I. National Team Member in the Olympic Games was:

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* 11. The best performance by a V.I. National Team Member in the Olympic Games was:

The first medal won by a V.I. National Team Member in the Pan American Games was won by:

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* 12. The first medal won by a V.I. National Team Member in the Pan American Games was won by:

This V.I. National Track and Field Team Member was the first female to represent the Virgin Islands in the IAAF World Championships:

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* 13. This V.I. National Track and Field Team Member was the first female to represent the Virgin Islands in the IAAF World Championships:

In the movie "RACE" Jesse Owens coach gave him a pair track shoes made by:

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* 14. In the movie "RACE" Jesse Owens coach gave him a pair track shoes made by:

The organization that wanted to see Jesse Owens run in the Berlin Olympics was:

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* 15. The organization that wanted to see Jesse Owens run in the Berlin Olympics was:

Jesse Owens won a gold medal in the relay and went under 40 seconds for the first time in history, what was the time?

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* 16. Jesse Owens won a gold medal in the relay and went under 40 seconds for the first time in history, what was the time?

A V.I. National Track and Field Team Member has competed in every Olympic Games since 1968 except:

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* 17. A V.I. National Track and Field Team Member has competed in every Olympic Games since 1968 except:

The first an only V.I. National Team Member to compete in International Championship Heptathlon is:

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* 18. The first an only V.I. National Team Member to compete in International Championship Heptathlon is:

This V.I. National Track and Field Team Member was the first to run in 110m hurdles in the Olympic Games, who was he?

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* 19. This V.I. National Track and Field Team Member was the first to run in 110m hurdles in the Olympic Games, who was he?

The first V.I. National Team Member to sprint in the Olympic Games was:

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* 20. The first V.I. National Team Member to sprint in the Olympic Games was:

The largest V.I. Olympic Track and Field Team was:

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* 21. The largest V.I. Olympic Track and Field Team was:

This coach was the founder of the New York Pioneer Track Club and was the Olympic Track Coach for the Virgin Islands at the Mexico 1968 Olympics:

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* 22. This coach was the founder of the New York Pioneer Track Club and was the Olympic Track Coach for the Virgin Islands at the Mexico 1968 Olympics:

This V.I. National Track and Field Team Member is the first and only one to represent the V.I. in the Decathlon in International Championship competition:

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* 23. This V.I. National Track and Field Team Member is the first and only one to represent the V.I. in the Decathlon in International Championship competition:

Ronald Russell, Rita Hendricks and Hank Klein competed in the Montreal 1976 Olympics, they competed in these events respectively:

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* 24. Ronald Russell, Rita Hendricks and Hank Klein competed in the Montreal 1976 Olympics, they competed in these events respectively:

The first V.I. National Junior Track and Field Team Member to represent the Virgin Islands Youth Olympics is:

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* 25. The first V.I. National Junior Track and Field Team Member to represent the Virgin Islands Youth Olympics is:

These two VITFF members have been responsible for the development of road running and cross-country in the V.I. over the years.  This includes: national championships in: the marathon, cross-country, 10k, 5k, mile on the road; charity fundraising events for community organizations, the development of V.I. National teams and more:

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* 26. These two VITFF members have been responsible for the development of road running and cross-country in the V.I. over the years.  This includes: national championships in: the marathon, cross-country, 10k, 5k, mile on the road; charity fundraising events for community organizations, the development of V.I. National teams and more:

This V.I. National Youth Team Member is the first and only one to win medals in an IAAF World Youth Championship:

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* 27. This V.I. National Youth Team Member is the first and only one to win medals in an IAAF World Youth Championship:

Jesse Owens sprinting teammate Ralph Metcalfe and  V.I. Olympian Ronald Russell Montreal 76' and Los Angeles 84 ' have something in common, what is it?

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* 28. Jesse Owens sprinting teammate Ralph Metcalfe and  V.I. Olympian Ronald Russell Montreal 76' and Los Angeles 84 ' have something in common, what is it?

This V.I. National Track and Field Team Member was the first to represent the Virgin Islands in the Marathon in international championship competition who is this person?

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* 29. This V.I. National Track and Field Team Member was the first to represent the Virgin Islands in the Marathon in international championship competition who is this person?

What was the first year that the Virgin Islands National Junior Team competed in The CARIFTA Championships?

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* 30. What was the first year that the Virgin Islands National Junior Team competed in The CARIFTA Championships?

Eunice Bedminster Editor of the St. Croix Avis and Denise Lake Vice-President of The Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation competed as sprinteers in CARIFTA Junior Champions in what year?

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* 31. Eunice Bedminster Editor of the St. Croix Avis and Denise Lake Vice-President of The Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation competed as sprinteers in CARIFTA Junior Champions in what year?

V.I. National Junior Track and Field Team Members Shawn Hendricks, Ulric Jackson and Dennis Smith represented the virgin Islands in:

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* 32. V.I. National Junior Track and Field Team Members Shawn Hendricks, Ulric Jackson and Dennis Smith represented the virgin Islands in:

Dr. Marlon Williams is a four-time Olympian in:

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* 33. Dr. Marlon Williams is a four-time Olympian in:

The first female V.I. National Junior Team Member to win a medal at CARIFTA was:

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* 34. The first female V.I. National Junior Team Member to win a medal at CARIFTA was:

The first male V.I. National Junior Track and Field Team Member to win a CARIFTA medal is:

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* 35. The first male V.I. National Junior Track and Field Team Member to win a CARIFTA medal is:

This V.I. National Track and Field Team Member is the three-time NCAA 60m hurdles champion:

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* 36. This V.I. National Track and Field Team Member is the three-time NCAA 60m hurdles champion:

The only medal won in a running event in the Pan American Games by the Virgin Islands was won by:

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* 37. The only medal won in a running event in the Pan American Games by the Virgin Islands was won by:

History records that in the Berlin 1936 Olympics Hitler and the Nazi regime labeled the black athletes on the USA team:

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* 38. History records that in the Berlin 1936 Olympics Hitler and the Nazi regime labeled the black athletes on the USA team:

Eduardo Garcia Univ. of Florida is the Second V.I. National Track and Field Team Member who excelled at a Southeastern Conference University as a distance/long distance runner.  Billy Bohlke was the first, he walked-on at Louisiana State University...Both set V.I. national records in:

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* 39. Eduardo Garcia Univ. of Florida is the Second V.I. National Track and Field Team Member who excelled at a Southeastern Conference University as a distance/long distance runner.  Billy Bohlke was the first, he walked-on at Louisiana State University...Both set V.I. national records in:

This V.I. National Team Member is the first and only one to win an IAAF World Junior Championships medal:

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* 40. This V.I. National Team Member is the first and only one to win an IAAF World Junior Championships medal:

This V.I. National Youth Team Member is the first to win a gold medal for the Virgin Islands in the Pan American Youth Championships:

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* 41. This V.I. National Youth Team Member is the first to win a gold medal for the Virgin Islands in the Pan American Youth Championships:

There have been at least five V.I. National Track and Field Team Members in the hurdles who have represented the V.I. in major international championship competition.  This hurdler is the first and only one to win a gold medal in the World University Games:

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* 42. There have been at least five V.I. National Track and Field Team Members in the hurdles who have represented the V.I. in major international championship competition.  This hurdler is the first and only one to win a gold medal in the World University Games:

This V.I. National Team Member won an NCAA National Championship in the Triple Jump:

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* 43. This V.I. National Team Member won an NCAA National Championship in the Triple Jump:

In spite of running on much slower surfaces, Jesse Owens had performances that would be competitive in track and field today...his world records were:

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* 44. In spite of running on much slower surfaces, Jesse Owens had performances that would be competitive in track and field today...his world records were:

This V.I. National Team Member is the first woman in the world to jump 45' in the Triple Jump:

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* 45. This V.I. National Team Member is the first woman in the world to jump 45' in the Triple Jump:

This V.I. National Track and Field Team Member and former VITFF executive officer won two medals in the World Masters Track and Field Championships:

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* 46. This V.I. National Track and Field Team Member and former VITFF executive officer won two medals in the World Masters Track and Field Championships:

This V.I. track and field athlete was a top competitor in V.I. track and field meets as far back as the 50's and she can be seen still competing as late as last year in the Women Race:

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* 47. This V.I. track and field athlete was a top competitor in V.I. track and field meets as far back as the 50's and she can be seen still competing as late as last year in the Women Race:

This athlete was an Olympic hurdler born in Frederiksted and became and achieved international status as Vice-President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) the world-governing body for track and field:

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* 48. This athlete was an Olympic hurdler born in Frederiksted and became and achieved international status as Vice-President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) the world-governing body for track and field:

Among these V.I. National Team Members two holds the national Record for the marathon, one was the top black female runner in the USA:

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* 49. Among these V.I. National Team Members two holds the national Record for the marathon, one was the top black female runner in the USA:

This V.I. National Track and Team Member won a Gold Medal and a Bronze Medal in the CAC Games in the Dominican Republic in 1986:

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* 50. This V.I. National Track and Team Member won a Gold Medal and a Bronze Medal in the CAC Games in the Dominican Republic in 1986:

These three National Junior Track and Field Members won medals in distance races at CARIFTA:

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* 51. These three National Junior Track and Field Members won medals in distance races at CARIFTA:

Back in 1962 there were serious initiatives to revive inter-island track and field competition in the Virgin Islands resulting with the foundation of the Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation (VITFF). Included in that effort were: Julio Francis, Willie King, David Canagata, Loyd O'Bryan, Lionel Roberts, Brenda Bennerson, Wendall Hamilton, Floyd Henderson among others.  Of this group, one became the founding President of the VITFF and one received "the Soto Respeto Award" for outstanding contribution to the meet highlighting success of the St. Croix Meet, they are:

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* 52. Back in 1962 there were serious initiatives to revive inter-island track and field competition in the Virgin Islands resulting with the foundation of the Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation (VITFF). Included in that effort were: Julio Francis, Willie King, David Canagata, Loyd O'Bryan, Lionel Roberts, Brenda Bennerson, Wendall Hamilton, Floyd Henderson among others.  Of this group, one became the founding President of the VITFF and one received "the Soto Respeto Award" for outstanding contribution to the meet highlighting success of the St. Croix Meet, they are:

IAAF: The proposal One Country, One Vote. The positioning of a female as IAAF Vice-President of IAAF. Term limits for IAAF executive. CAC: The initiation CAC Cross-Country Championships, the V.I. as host of the first CAC Cross-Country Championships. IAAF: The reconsideration of standards for the first IAAF World Championships Marathon and relays. The Virgin Islands Executive Officers are responsible for these successful which they presented before CAC and IAAF Councils

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* 53. IAAF: The proposal One Country, One Vote. The positioning of a female as IAAF Vice-President of IAAF. Term limits for IAAF executive. CAC: The initiation CAC Cross-Country Championships, the V.I. as host of the first CAC Cross-Country Championships. IAAF: The reconsideration of standards for the first IAAF World Championships Marathon and relays. The Virgin Islands Executive Officers are responsible for these successful which they presented before CAC and IAAF Councils

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