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Sandra | 24181 comments Rio Olympics Challenge
1 July - 30 August 2016


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The Rio Olympics run from 5th to the 21st of August 2016, but our challenge will run all of July and all of August, just to give us a sporting chance.

Rules: Pick your books from any part of the categories. Countries & sports can be from any Summer Olympic Games. No page limits, all formats are acceptable. Re-reads are allowed.


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Gold Medal - 15 books
Silver Medal - 10 books
Bronze Medal - 7 books

World Record Holder - Bonus book - you tell us how it fits into the Olympics


Categories

Olympic Ring Colours & Flag
Read books with covers predominately the colour listed or have the name of the colour in the title.
Possible 6 medals.

The 5 colours represent the 5 continents
Blue
Yellow
Black
Green
Red
White (background on flag)

Countries Who Have Hosted the Summer Games
Read books set in one of the countries; or by an author from one of the countries or characters from one of the countries. You can only use each country once.

Greece, France, Germany, England, Sweden, Belgium, Netherlands, Finland, Australia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Canada, Russia, USA, Sth Korea, Spain, China.

Years the Summer Olympics have been held in the modern era
Read books set in an Olympic year or published in an Olympic year. You can only use the year once.
Helpful link: http://www.infoplease.com/ipsa/A01143...

Sports that are in the Rio Olympic Games
Read books where someone does one of the sports at any level. You can use any Summer Olympic games, some years do different sports, just list which year your sport is if its different from those listed. You can only use each sport once.

Swimming, (diving and synchronized swimming, water polo), Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Canoe / Kayak, Cycling - including Track, Road, Mountain Bike and BMX, Equestrian, Fencing, Football (soccer), Golf, Gymnastics (Artistic, Rhythmic and Trampolining), Handball, Hockey, Judo, Modern Pentathlon, Rowing, Rugby 7s, Sailing, Shooting, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Track & Field, Triathlon, Volleyball - indoor and beach, volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling (Greco-Roman and Freestyle)


message 2: by Steph, Serious series addict (new)

Steph (angel4492) | 29494 comments Love it! :)


message 3: by Marisa (new)

Marisa (moretta) | 913 comments I like it! We'll try. One question, is any genre right? I mean, not only PNR or UF.


message 4: by Sandra, Kindle Operator Licence Required (new)

Sandra | 24181 comments Any genre is fine Marisa, though I'd prefer PNR/UF/SCIFI or Fantasy.


message 5: by Marisa (new)

Marisa (moretta) | 913 comments OK, Sandra, thank you.


message 6: by Moondance (last edited Jul 06, 2016 12:02PM) (new)

Moondance (moondance120) | 1872 comments Oh my goodness! I am struggling with my reading right now and yet hear the call of another challenge. Let's give it a whirl.

Rio Olympics Challenge
Duration: 1 July - 30 August 2016

Progress: 0 out of 15

The Rio Olympics run from 5th to the 21st of August 2016, but our challenge will run all of July and all of August, just to give us a sporting chance.

Rules: Pick your books from any part of the categories. Countries & sports can be from any Summer Olympic Games. No page limits, all formats are acceptable. Re-reads are allowed.

Gold Medal - 15 books
Silver Medal - 10 books
Bronze Medal - 7 books

World Record Holder - Bonus book - you tell us how it fits into the Olympics

Categories

Olympic Ring Colours & Flag
Read books with covers predominately the colour listed or have the name of the colour in the title.
Possible 6 medals.

The 5 colours represent the 5 continents
Blue
Yellow
Black
Green
Red
White (background on flag)

Countries Who Have Hosted the Summer Games
Read books set in one of the countries; or by an author from one of the countries or characters from one of the countries. You can only use each country once.

Greece:
France:
Germany:
England:
Sweden:
Belgium:
Netherlands:
Finland:
Australia:
Italy:
Japan:
Mexico:
Canada:
Russia:
USA:
South Korea:
Spain:
China:

Years the Summer Olympics have been held in the modern era
Read books set in an Olympic year or published in an Olympic year. You can only use the year once.

2016
2012
2008
2004
2000
1996
1992
1988
1984
1980
1976

Sports that are in the Rio Olympic Games
Read books where someone does one of the sports at any level. You can use any Summer Olympic games, some years do different sports, just list which year your sport is if its different from those listed. You can only use each sport once.

Swimming, (diving and synchronized swimming, water polo), Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Canoe / Kayak, Cycling - including Track, Road, Mountain Bike and BMX, Equestrian, Fencing, Football (soccer), Golf, Gymnastics (Artistic, Rhythmic and Trampolining), Handball, Hockey, Judo, Modern Pentathlon, Rowing, Rugby 7s, Sailing, Shooting, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Track & Field, Triathlon, Volleyball - indoor and beach, volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling (Greco-Roman and Freestyle)


message 7: by Suzanne (new)

Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 981 comments SOS: Serious Overload of Series
Rio Olympics Challenge
Duration:
1 July - 30 August 2016

Progress: 0 out of 15

The Rio Olympics run from 5th to the 21st of August 2016, but our challenge will run all of July and all of August, just to give us a sporting chance.

Rules: Pick your books from any part of the categories. Countries & sports can be from any Summer Olympic Games. No page limits, all formats are acceptable. Re-reads are allowed.

Gold Medal - 15 books
Silver Medal - 10 books
Bronze Medal - 7 books

World Record Holder - Bonus book - you tell us how it fits into the Olympics


Categories

Olympic Ring Colours & Flag
Read books with covers predominately the colour listed or have the name of the colour in the title.
Possible 6 medals.

The 5 colours represent the 5 continents
Blue
Yellow
Black
Green
Red
White (background on flag)

Countries Who Have Hosted the Summer Games
Read books set in one of the countries; or by an author from one of the countries or characters from one of the countries. You can only use each country once.

Greece:
France:
Germany:
England:
Sweden:
Belgium:
Netherlands:
Finland:
Australia:
Italy:
Japan:
Mexico:
Canada:
Russia:
USA:
South Korea:
Spain:
China:

Years the Summer Olympics have been held in the modern era
Read books set in an Olympic year or published in an Olympic year. You can only use the year once.
Helpful link: http://www.infoplease.com/ipsa/A01143...

Sports that are in the Rio Olympic Games
Read books where someone does one of the sports at any level. You can use any Summer Olympic games, some years do different sports, just list which year your sport is if its different from those listed. You can only use each sport once.

Swimming, (diving and synchronized swimming, water polo), Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Canoe / Kayak, Cycling - including Track, Road, Mountain Bike and BMX, Equestrian, Fencing, Football (soccer), Golf, Gymnastics (Artistic, Rhythmic and Trampolining), Handball, Hockey, Judo, Modern Pentathlon, Rowing, Rugby 7s, Sailing, Shooting, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Track & Field, Triathlon, Volleyball - indoor and beach, volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling (Greco-Roman and Freestyle)


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