Sue Barker hosts another edition of the lighthearted sports quiz. Joining captains Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell are Laura Trott, Jason Kenny, Sam Quek and Maddie Hinch.
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Hoping for a gold-medal-winning performance are...
queen of the track Laura Trott,
cycling sprint sensation Jason Kenny,
gold-medal-winning hockey star Sam Quek,
and there's no getting past this goalkeeper, Maddie Hinch.
Who will take the top spot on the podium tonight
on A Question Of Sport?
CHEERING AND APPLAUSE
Hello and welcome to this Olympic special.
We are delighted to be joined by four stars of the summer
in this battle of the sports, as cycling takes on hockey.
But before we get on, let's talk a little bit about the Olympics.
First of all, come to the cycling.
Laura, I mean, what a Games, but particularly for the cycling team.
It was amazing from start to finish. Yeah, definitely.
I mean, for us, I think, like, one led on to another.
You had to kind of get the ball rolling.
Once Jason and the team sprint got that gold out of the way,
it kind of gave our team a buzz,
and then everybody wanted to go on and do exactly the same.
Yeah, it just had a nice kind of feel about it.
It had its moments, though, Jason, didn't it?
The Keirin was a bit of a...
We were all worried watching back here, I can tell you.
What was it like for you?
It was OK for me, to be honest.
Yeah, we just let the guys do their job.
Luckily, we all took to the start line again, which was nice.
Do you get nervous? Cos it doesn't look like you get nervous.
Well, that was my third race, wasn't it?
So, obviously the team sprint, which was our main focus,
had already gone really well. The sprint had gone really well.
So, at that point, I was just kind of floating along, really.
We didn't sleep much in between.
I think it was five days or so,
and I didn't get much sleep. It just all just felt like a dream.
Just, like, delirious and floating along.
Are you slightly obsessed with the Olympics?
Because you've only been on the show five minutes
and you've drawn the Olympic rings on your pad.
And one of the magic moments was that hockey final.
Maddie and Sam are with us.
Maddie, you had all the pressure.
As British sports fans,
we've been through a number of penalty shootouts,
but you were so calm - you saved every one of them.
I mean, at the end of the day, I see it as an opportunity to revel in.
You train so hard for those sorts of moments,
I don't want to walk off the pitch and think,
"I was so scared, I didn't actually deliver."
So I just started getting a bit of a swagger on around the D
and just try to put off the Dutch.
You know, it sometimes hits you, it sometimes doesn't.
That's just goalkeeping. Luckily, they all kept hitting me.
Yeah, it worked out very well.
But, you know, it's a massive team effort.
I'd let three goals in in the game,
so the girls had to sort that out for me
so that we could take it to a shootout in the first place.
It was the team spirit, wasn't it, Sam?
You're an inspiration as well, because even 12 months ago,
you were thinking possibly about giving up,
but you were determined to give yourself one more try.
I missed out on the Beijing and London Olympics
and watched both from the stands. That hurt and pain just came back.
It was probably the point in my career where I was at my lowest.
I was asking myself, "Do I want to feel that again?"
I had quite a tough conversation with my friends and family.
Thanks to them,
I actually came back fighting harder and fitter and stronger.
Look at us now, you know, Olympic gold medallists.
That's the motto - never give up.
Congratulations, all of you. It was a magical, magical time.
But who will win the gold medal tonight?
Let's get things started with the One Minute Round.
Matt, we're going to start with your team to get us underway.
All the questions are about Rio 2016. Are you ready? Here we go.
In what sport did Ginny Thrasher win the first gold medal of the Games?
Oh... Pistol. Pistol shooting. Yes.
Which country won seven diving gold medals?
In which sport were these countries the only medal winners?
Which men's team pursuit member won his first Olympic gold medal
at the Games? Team pursuit, men's team.
Owain Doull. Yes.
Which country did these two Olympians represent?
Who's that? Canada. Russia.
Move on. OK. Sweden.
No. Bryony Page won Britain's first ever medal in...?
These three sports stars all share their names
with words that come before "bear".
Oh, no - before? Before.
Yogi. No. Brown. Cuddly.
Um...a black bear.
A big one.
A big, frightening, scary bear!
You missed off my favourite. Teddy. Teddy bear.
Oh! You've bought loads of them.
And koala bear. That was the other one we were looking for.
The country with the two Olympians, it is France.
Renaud Lavillenie and Gilles Simon were the two Frenchmen.
Anyway, good start - you scored 6. Well done.
Phil, your team's turn. Ready?
Yeah, just shout them out, shout them out, the answers.
Here we go. Here we go.
Richard Kruse narrowly missed out on a medal for which sport for Team GB?
Richard Kruse... Sailing. No.
Do you want to move on? Move on.
Which country won bronze in both the men's and women's hockey? Bronze.
Germany. Yes. Yes.
In which sports were these countries the only medal winners?
MADDIE: Rugby sevens. Yes. Good shout!
Who beat Rafael Nadal to win bronze in the men's tennis singles?
Oh, um... Could it be Cilic?
Go on. Was it Cilic? No.
Move on. No, OK.
Which country did these two represent?
In which sport did Team GB win their final medal of the Games?
Final medal? Boxing. Yes. Great shout.
These three Rio competitors all share their surnames
with types of bird.
Bird? Eagle. Parrot. Sparrow. No. Parrot. Blackbird.
Blue tit. Thrush. Blue tit.
Swan. Swan. Swan, yes.
Keep going. Duck. Duck!
Pigeon. Pigeon. Magpie.
END-OF-ROUND WHISTLE Oh, what?!
We got swan. Got swan.
There aren't any more birds left, are there?
We were looking for Michelle Goos.
And Hamish Peacock. THEY GROAN
He's a javelin thrower.
You named every other bird, I think. We did.
Who beat Rafael Nadal?
It was Kei Nishikori.
Richard Kruse narrowly missed out on a medal in fencing.
Fencing is what we were looking for.
Well done as well.
End of the opening round,
Phil's on 5, Matt's team in front on 6.
It's time now for you to tackle a Home question,
so for Matt's team, it's all about cycling.
Other than British riders,
which three cyclists won more than one medal on the track in Rio?
LAURA: So this one's Sarah Hammer. OK.
This one is Lasse Hansen.
I don't know team sprint.
Team, so... She won the team sprint gold.
JASON: Women's sprint gold.
- She didn't win the... - Yeah.
All right. I think I'll just step out of this.
Oh, Vogel. Vogel.
Awkward! JASON: There you go.
Got it. We've got it.
Do you feel like a third wheel? Everything OK, guys?
Have you got them all?
LAURA: We've got them.
Come on, leave your captain out. Give them to me. Go for it.
Sarah Hammer. Mm-hm.
And Kristina Vogel.
All three correct. Well done. Well done.
Well done, you two.
Well worked out.
So for your team, Phil, you've got a hockey question.
Listen carefully. All right.
Since 2000, other than yourselves, which three countries
have faced the Netherlands in a women's Olympic final?
OK, so... Doesn't go on offer.
Doesn't go on offer, doesn't go on offer. Speak out.
WHISPERING (You don't have to whisper.)
Argentina. Argentina. China. Argentina, China.
So who's at 2004?
SAM: Australia were in their peak, weren't they?
MADDIE: Shall we go...?
They had Nikki Hudson and everyone. Hold on, so this is...
This is the final, so they won gold.
SAM: I'd go Australia. MADDIE: It's got to be Australia.
MADDIE: Let's go Australia. SAM: Let's go the Aussies.
You reckon... Not Germany?
BOTH: No. No?
Well, I'm just...
And Argentina haven't had Olympic gold yet, so it's not them.
Yeah, it's got to be, hasn't it?
The golden Aussie era.
The golden Aussie era. Is that over now?
Not any more.
Love the Aussies, bless them.
OK, then, Sue. We are going to go with... Go on.
Australia first, then China, then Argentina.
Well, let's have a look, see if you are right.
No, it was Germany in 2004. Germany?
But the other two, you did get right, so well done.
China and Argentina, correct.
You were unlucky, cos Australia had won the two previous golds -
1996 and 2000.
Hard luck, hard luck.
Finally, we've got an Away question for you.
Canada won four gold medals in Rio.
They were all in different sports.
You need to take it in turns to name one of those sports
for a point each.
Phil, as you're trailing, you go first.
Canada?! I know.
It is an Away question.
SAM: We were next door to them, as well. Were you? Yeah.
Didn't you nip over there and have a look at their gold medal?
"What have you won?"
Water polo? They're quite tall. Are they? Water polo.
No, they're all Eastern European, aren't they, the water polos?
That's not a bad idea.
I think someone in athletics won something, I think.
Was it, like, throwing?
All right, well, we'll just say track and field.
Just a stab in the dark, Sue, track and field. Athletics.
Is the right answer.
We're going to take it in turns, so we come over to Matt's team.
I mean... What would you go with?
Think how many gold medals are up for grabs in that.
I mean, it's not a bad shout.
I think we've got to go for one of these to start with. Yeah?
That one rather than this one?
Don't know. Jason?
I know you don't get a lot of chance to talk at home, but right now...
Can I get a word in?
Now you're allowed to get a word in. OK.
I don't know.
I'd have said either that one or that one, myself.
OK. I'm edging towards this one. Are you relatively happy?
LAURA: Go on, then.
Let's do it. Are you sure?
We're going to go with shooting.
Er, no. THEY GROAN
Oh, sorry, Jase - you're in the doghouse, my friend.
One more go each?
Listen, we don't really know, do we?
We were thinking rugby sevens. Yeah, we think they got bronze.
They've still got one more... Shush.
Listen, you said that,
and I reckon that could be in there from somewhere.
Give it a go, because we don't really know, do we?
Go on. Water polo?
One more guess, Daws.
Oh, right, OK.
We're down to rowing, kayaking, canoeing-type...
You know, they've got to be good at that.
I reckon this one. Need an answer.
OK, I've gone with Jason, now I'm going to go with you, Laura.
100%, go for it.
That is filthy, Sue Barker.
The other three sports we were looking for were...
They were the three. Swimming as well! And gymnastics.
Right, teams, we have got an Observation Round for you now,
featuring some of the more light-hearted moments from Rio.
The action will come thick and fast, I'll warn you. Ready? Here we go.
MUSIC: This Girl by Kungs Cookin' On 3
OK, time for questions. Matt, we're starting with your team.
What number was a canoeist wearing as he was pushed into the water?
Oh, it was that one, wasn't it? Yes. Go for it.
Yes, it was. Well done.
Phil, what was the score in the rugby sevens match
being watched by Lego fans?
Lego fans? Yeah, Lego heads. Oh, Lego heads. Sorry.
Go on, someone. Yeah, 7-5.
7-5, right answer. Well done.
Matt, from which country was the athlete
who tripped at the first hurdle?
Was he wearing blue? Yeah, it was blue.
His name began with J, but it didn't have his country on, did it?
So who...? What colour, what type of blue?
A bluey blue.
It wasn't somebody like Kazakhstan?
It could have been, couldn't it?
I'm starting to doubt that he was in blue now.
No, he was blue. He was blue.
Shall we go with Kazakhstan?
LAURA: Yeah, go for it. I think they're in blue.
I think he looked a bit Eastern European-y.
Yeah? Yeah. Kazakhstan.
No. It was Haiti.
So, Phil, what country was the dancing weightlifter from?
I don't know how you pronounce it...
What, the country?
You can say it. It was something like this.
A country that looked like that, or sounded like that.
"Kiribaddi"? Or something like that.
It was something like that. Kiribaddi? Anyone been to Kiribaddi?
On your holidays.
That might be Kazakhstan. I don't think it was.
No? There's a sport called something like that.
Kabaddi, that's called. Yeah, Kabaddi.
I thought, "Oh, that looks a bit like that sport."
What else begins with K? Kiribaddi.
It's not Kiribaddi. I don't know my geography,
but I've never been to Kiribaddi.
I don't know another country beginning with K.
Kazakhstan, let's go Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan, Sue. Going Kazakhstan.
That was the rower who capsized, was Kazakhstan.
If you had said Kiribaddi... You would have given me it.
..I would have given it to you. It's Kiribati.
There it is.
Kiribati? Yes. Oh, no. Sorry.
Where is Kiribati? Where is Kiribati?
It's one of the South Sea islands.
On the South Seas!
There you go. Sounds nice, doesn't it? Great effort. Sorry.
Finally, this one is for both teams.
When you have an answer, you need to write it down on your tablets.
How many animals did you see?
Live animals. Oh, that is a disgrace.
Not the mascot. Good luck.
Yeah, yeah, yeah. That's four.
Could there be any others, like a horse or a part of the...?
So we've got five... OK.
Going to have a guess?
Yeah. We'll go with what we know. Yeah.
OK, let's see their answers.
Matt's gone for 6. Tuffers's gone for 5.
The correct answer is 7. So, Matt, you're closest. Well done.
Did you have the fish jumping out of the water?
Well done. Made a difference, that point.
At the end of the round, Phil is on 9, Matt in front on 11.
I love this round because, for the captains,
we are going to see how well you know each other.
Phil, I will ask Matt's team a question,
and he will write his answer down.
Your job is to work out what he's written.
Can he bluff you? Will you be able to read his mind?
So, Matt... Daws, look at me.
Look at me, Matt. No.
I'm in there already. Guys...
..I can only apologise for this round. Honestly.
Just tiptoeing around in there. Just...
There's plenty of space, Phil.
Matt, write down a racquet sport that was played at the Rio Olympics.
What do you want to go with?
Just point. Just point and we'll go with it.
Any more? Is there any more?
I'm happy with that. I was thinking exactly the same.
I'm going to write it under here so he can't see.
OK. Hold on. Hold on, Sue.
How many are there, Sue?
There are three.
It's in. It's in.
Still not looking at him.
OK, right, talk us through your thinking here.
Well, well, we've got tennis and badminton.
There's one other, is there? One other racquet sport.
Girls, any ideas?
Table tennis, that's a bat.
No, that is classed as...
Oh, that is a racquet sport.
Oh, what, table tennis is classed as a racquet sport? Yeah. We are.
Which one do you fancy? What do you reckon Daws has got? Table tennis?
I think it could be badminton.
Do you think it's badminton?
Look at Laura.
She's giving it away.
What do you think, girls?
Badminton. Yeah? Yep.
OK, Phil... I was going to go tennis.
Phil, I'd like you to write down a country
that finished in the top three in the medal table in Rio.
OK. So they're the three. Kazakhstan, Kiribati...
LAUGHTER And Canada.
So we've got to choose one from them three.
Are you going down that method as well
as not actually naming the three? Yes. Yes.
So I've actually started to get into your head already.
Yes. I can feel you in there, actually.
There's not a lot else going on there. No.
OK, locked in. Daws, off you go.
HE CLEARS HIS THROAT
OK, answers - we were all in agreement.
USA, GB and China.
You two wrote three countries down and you put an asterisk
individually by the same country, didn't you?
I...am inclined to agree that he has the inclination
to go for the leader, in the USA...
..so I will...
What, I wouldn't go GB with the legends that are at this show?
I am going to go...
You were wrong.
LAUGHTER AND APPLAUSE
It's Mystery Guest time, OK?
Matt, who is a little out of his depth?
We got a good look at him there as well, didn't we?
What about...? It wasn't this boy.
We'd recognise this guy, wouldn't we, easy?
Yeah, would have got him.
We looked straight into his eyes, didn't we?
Oh, hello, what about him?
I mean, he is tall, lean...
Has he got longish hair? He has got longish hair.
LAURA: Go on, then. We haven't got anyone else.
JASON: Go for it, yeah.
OK, let's see.
Yes, the Olympic shooting champion, Peter Wilson.
Wow! OK, Phil, who is this PUTTING on a great show?
Oh! Um... Oh!
It's... It's a boxer.
No, it's not. Isn't it?
I think it is.
Oh, they went...
That last clip...
Yes. I think it's the boxer.
Yes, Sue, we're thinking it's Anthony Ogogo, or Ogo-goo.
Ogogo. Anthony Ogogo, Sue.
Are you right?
Yes. He won bronze in London. Well done, both teams.
That means that Phil has moved on to 12, but Matt's still in front on 14.
We're ending the show with a Sprint Finish.
It's all to play for.
I can tell you there is an Olympic theme to them.
Tuffers, you are in the silver medal position at the moment.
Up you come.
Come on. Here we go. Just shout them out, girls. OK?
Ready? Yeah. Your 45 seconds starts now.
OK, you win the gold medal, you sit there, what's played to you?
Yeah. What do you do when you go like that? It's a...? Goal.
Push pass. Flick.
You blow the whistle, it's a...?
Foul. Penalty. Yeah. Penalty...?
Flick. Penalty corner!
Yes, yes, yes.
What did I just say when I was sat down there? The beginning.
Opening ceremony. Yes.
British fella, played for Southgate, I think.
Sean Kerly. Yes.
We were second...
- Tier? - Bronze?
No. What's it when you...? Eat your dinner off?
- Podium. - Medal table.
Oh, it turned green!
Diving pool. Yes. Yes.
Oh, 400m gold medal back in the day. Our girl, 400m.
- Christine Ohuruogu. - Kelly Holmes.
No, the other one.
What's that? Bang! Shooting a...? Gun.
END-OF-ROUND WHISTLE Oh!
Sally Gunnell! Sally Gunnell, yes. Sally Gunnell.
Out of time. Not bad.
Sally Gunnell, you got it, but just out of time, I'm afraid.
Oh, no way.
It's tricky. You did very well, though.
You scored 6 points, that's good.
Ready, Daws? Up you come.
You need 5. You need 5. Right, come on. Here we go.
Time starts now.
OK, when you win a medal, you stand on the...?
Podium. Yes, you do.
Ooh, Usain Bolt didn't win the double double, he won the...
Triple triple. Yes. He did!
You cycle around the...
Velodrome. Yeah, you do.
Gymnastics. There's one of those...
LAURA: Pommel. JASON: Beam.
They're different. There's one there.
The bars. Yeah, but they're not...
No, they're not parallel, they're slightly...
Uneven bars. Yes, well done. Yes, they are! Yes, they are.
Oh! Cyclist, did all the analysis, secret squirrel stuff.
Boardman. Chris Boardman.
It's a big stadium. The massive stadium was called the...
# Hey... #
In Brazil, the big stadium that we had the ceremony in was called...
We don't... Move on!
I couldn't quite finish my Hey, Macarena.
Maracana. Maracana, you were looking for.
Oh, no... How many did we need there?
You needed 4 to tie, 5 to win.
Tie? Tie? Tie?
5. You're the winners!
CHEERING AND APPLAUSE
It was so, so close, just one point,
but well done to our cycling team,
but a huge thank you to all of our guests,
our gold medal winners here - to Maddie and Sam, Laura and Jason.
The three of us will be back soon.
Until then, goodnight.
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