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Wyndham Halswelle: Quiz


Question 1: [3] Halswelle, by then a captain, was killed by a sniper at the Battle of Neuve Chapelle in ________, during World War I.
CanadaItalyUnited KingdomFrance

Question 2: [1][2] Wyndham Halswelle had a notable athletic career at ________ and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, before being commissioned into the Highland Light Infantry in 1901.
Harrow SchoolEnglandCharterhouse SchoolWestminster School

Question 3: [3] While his regiment was in South Africa in 1902 for the ________, Halswelle's ability was recognised by Jimmy Curran, a coach and former professional athlete.
Jan SmutsSecond Boer WarSanna's PostSouth African Wars (1879–1915)

Question 4: In ________, Halswelle reached the final of the 400m with the fastest qualifying time (an Olympic record 48.4 seconds).
London1908 Summer Olympics1948 Summer Olympics2012 Summer Olympics

Question 5: The controversy soured Halswelle's view of athletics, and he retired after a farewell appearance at the 1908 ________ Rangers Sports.


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