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The Newsday Sports trivia quiz for June 1: Women in sports

Sarah Hughes waves to the crowd after her

Sarah Hughes waves to the crowd after her long program at the 2002 Winter Olympics on Feb. 21, 2002, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Credit: Newsday/Paul J. Bereswill

A daily sports trivia quiz to test your knowledge of sports history.

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1

Who finished second to Great Neck’s Sarah Hughes in the 2002 Olympic women’s figure skating competition?

2

How many Olympic gold medals has Syosset’s Sue Bird won?

3

True or false: The Liberty never have won a WNBA championship.

4

Who won the first women’s Olympic marathon in 1984?

5

Who was the first woman to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race?

6

Who is the commissioner of the Big East Conference?

7

Who has held the world record for the women’s 100-meter dash at 10.49 seconds since 1988?

8

What high school did U.S. women’s national soccer team member Crystal Dunn attend?

9

How far is the pitching rubber from home plate in women’s college softball?

10

Who was the first woman to swim around the island of Manhattan?

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