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SPORTING FIRSTS

1.Who was the first woman to take part in the University Boat Race?
Susan Brown
2.Which gymnast scored the first perfect ten in Olympic history?
Nadia Comaneci
3.In what decade did the Super Bowl first take place?
1960s (1967)
4.In tennis, who was the first Czech to win the French Open women`s singles title?
Hana Mandikova (1981)
5.What nationality was the first non-European to win the snooker world championship?
Australian (Horace Lindrum in 1952)
6.Who was the first cricketer to achieve 10,000 runs in test cricket?
Sunil Gavasker
7.Who, in 1968, became the first British boxer to win the World Featherweight title?
Howard Winstone
8.In what decade were continental Europeans first added to golf's Ryder Cup squad?
1970s (1979)
9.Who was the first Rugby Union player to win 60 international caps?
Willie John McBride
10.What was the first horse to win both the Champion Hurdle and the Cheltenham Gold Cup?
Dawn Run