? Johnny Weissmuller, the famous American freestyler of the 1920s who later played Tarzan in the movies, won three gold medals in 1924 and 1928. Has any American swimmer or diver won more gold medals?
?Yes. Pat McCormick won four by winning both the springboard and high diving in 1952 and 1956.
? Although American domination of Olympic eight-oared rowing was broken by the Germans in 1960, the U.S. helped to balance that loss with a gold medal in a rowing event it had never won before. Which event was it?
?The U.S. team of John Sayre, Dick Wailes, Ted Nash and Art Ayrault won the coxswain-less four-oared competition for the first U.S. win since the event was introduced in 1908.
? The modern pentathlon combines five events of "military" character. What are they?
?Riding, fencing pistol shooting, swimming and cross-country running.