Which Female Track and Field Legend Are You?

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Ian Fortey

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About This Quiz

Running is probably the oldest sport in history. It's one of the purest forms of competition you could possibly imagine. No frills, no gimmicks, just a person on two legs doing what they do. Running fast, running long, running from here to there. Jumping, hurdling, vaulting, all of that evolved as an extension of running to form the realm of what we know today as track and field. And at their core, they're all pure athleticism. You can learn a lot of different techniques in different sports from throwing a ball to catching one, driving a car or making a basket, but running is one of those things that truly evens the playing field and takes you back to basics. Do you have what it takes?

In the world of track and field stars, there have been a number of women who stand head and shoulders above the rest. These track legends have set records and destroyed old ones. Women like Florence Joyner and Wilma Rudolph set the stage for today's stars to give it their all, showing hands down that women can absolutely dominate in this sport and perform on a world stage like they were born for it. So which of these world-class track and field stars are you? Take the quiz and see!

When it comes to getting a job done, do you rely on strategy or gut instinct?

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Do you feel like you're a role model for anyone?

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What motivates you to keep going once you hit that wall?

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Who inspires you the most in life?

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Obviously you want to hear a crowd cheering you but how would you handle boos?

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Are you more of a solo star or can you shine on a team as well?

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Do you have any skills when it comes to trash talk?

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Do you seek out challenges you know are going to test you, or would you rather stick to things where you know you're going to succeed?

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Is it fair for someone's professional life to be judged on their personal life?

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Do you think it's important for someone with a high profile to devote time to charitable causes?

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Are rules meant to be broken?

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How much do you care about other people's opinions of you?

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Is winning everything?

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Are you ever a show off?

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Is your talent more natural or something you fostered and developed over time?

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Do you think it's smart to retire at the top of your game or to keep it going as long as you can?

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Are you the kind of person who holds a grudge?

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Can willpower overcome a lack of physical prowess?

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How important is good sportsmanship in life?

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Do you think it's important to mentor younger people in your field?

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Do you focus on yourself when competing or do you try to get in everyone else's head?

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What do you feel is your biggest strength?

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Do you shine in the spotlight?

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Do you think women's sports are as good as men's?

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How do you handle success?

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How important is it to practice your craft?

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Do you have any special routine to stay in shape?

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In a team environment, can you share the glory?

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Are you calm, cool and collected or do you fly off the handle?

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Are you more of a leader or a follower?

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