WIN A VIP TRIP TO THE OLYMPICS

PLUS special Olympic edition Swatch watches to be won

The one hundredth Olympiad opens on 19 July in Atlanta. In celebration of what could prove to be the greatest sporting event of all time we have teamed up with Swatch, the Official Time Keeper of the Centennial Olympic Games to bring you the dream ticket.

We have two exclusive VIP trips for two to the final week of the Atlanta Games, 31 July to 4 August, which takes in most of the athletics finals and the spectacular closing ceremony. The prize includes flights to Atlanta, luxury hotel accommodation, meals, VIP passes to the Games and an exclusive bag of Swatch Watch giveaways. These trips are only available through official sponsors.

Swatch have also donated 25 special edition Swatch watches from the Legends Collection as runners up prizes. These watches are designed in homage to great Olympians such as Sebastian Coe, Bob Beamon and Ed Moses.

To enter our competition simply study the great moments of recent Olympic Games (depicted on this page) and decide which of the times quoted A, B, C or D is correct. Call 0891 325545 (Irish Republic 1550 123770) and leave your answers, name, address and daytime telephone number.

Calls cost 39p per minute cheap rate and 49p per minute at all other times (Irish Republic calls cost 58p per minute including VAT). Your call will last three minutes. Winners will be selected at random from all correct entries. No cash or date alternative. The competition closes at midnight on Monday 15 July. Usual Newspaper Publishing rules apply. The Editor's decision is final.

Swatch is the Official Timekeeper at the Centenial Olympic Games in Atlanta, responsible for all timekeeping functions. For the first time in Olympic history the timing crew will undertake not only all aspects of timing but also scoring for each event. This huge task demands a vast range of ground-breaking technology to monitor every facet of measurement, more than 100 tons of equipment and over 240 Swatch staff to ensure ultimate precision in Atlanta. State of the art digital photo finish technology has been newly developed by Swatch timing for the 1996 Olympic Games. For the first time ever this will allow colour images to be transmitted live to a giant video screen in the stadium and to television sets across the world.

WINNING TIMES

1. Linford Christie beat all comers at the Barcelona Games in 1992 to take Gold in the 100 metres. What was his winning time in the final?

9.99sec

9.96sec

10.01sec

10.03sec

2. Rosa Mota dominated the women's marathon in Seoul in 1988. What was her winning time?

2hr 36min 55sec

2hr 32min 22sec

2hr 25min 40sec

2hr 39min 38sec

3. Ed Moses won his second Olympic Gold in the 400 metres hurdles at Los Angeles Olympics in 1984. What was his winning time in the final?

46.95sec

49.04sec

47.35sec

47.75sec

4. At the Barcelona Games in 1992, the rowing gold in the coxed pairs was taken by Jonathan and Greg Searle with cox Garry Herbert. What was their winning time in the final?

6min 49.83sec

6min 58.75sec

7min 01.25sec

6min 35.68sec

CALL 0891 325 545 TO ENTER

PROMOTED VIDEO
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Life and Style
ebookNow available in paperback
Life and Style
ebooksA superb mix of recipes serving up the freshest of local produce in a delicious range of styles
Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

ES Rentals

    iJobs Job Widget
    iJobs General

    Recruitment Genius: Sales Executives - OTE £60,000

    £25000 - £60000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: Are you passionate about Custom...

    Recruitment Genius: Care Workers Required - The London Borough of Bromley

    £15000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This homecare agency is based in Beckenh...

    Recruitment Genius: Sales Executives - OTE £50,000

    £25000 - £50000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: Are you passionate about Custom...

    Recruitment Genius: Sales Executives - OTE £50,000

    £25000 - £50000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: Are you passionate about Custom...

    Day In a Page

    Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton: The power dynamics of the two first families

    Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton

    Karen Tumulty explores the power dynamics of the two first families
    Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley with a hotbed of technology start-ups

    Stockholm is rivalling Silicon Valley

    The Swedish capital is home to two of the most popular video games in the world, as well as thousands of technology start-ups worth hundreds of millions of pounds – and it's all happened since 2009
    Did Japanese workers really get their symbols mixed up and display Santa on a crucifix?

    Crucified Santa: Urban myth refuses to die

    The story goes that Japanese store workers created a life-size effigy of a smiling "Father Kurisumasu" attached to a facsimile of Our Lord's final instrument of torture
    Jennifer Saunders and Kate Moss join David Walliams on set for TV adaptation of The Boy in the Dress

    The Boy in the Dress: On set with the stars

    Walliams' story about a boy who goes to school in a dress will be shown this Christmas
    La Famille Bélier is being touted as this year's Amelie - so why are many in the deaf community outraged by it?

    Deaf community outraged by La Famille Bélier

    The new film tells the story of a deaf-mute farming family and is being touted as this year's Amelie
    10 best high-end laptops

    10 best high-end laptops

    From lightweight and zippy devices to gaming beasts, we test the latest in top-spec portable computers
    Michael Carberry: ‘After such a tough time, I’m not sure I will stay in the game’

    Michael Carberry: ‘After such a tough time, I’m not sure I will stay in the game’

    The batsman has grown disillusioned after England’s Ashes debacle and allegations linking him to the Pietersen affair
    Susie Wolff: A driving force in battle for equality behind the wheel

    Susie Wolff: A driving force in battle for equality behind the wheel

    The Williams driver has had plenty of doubters, but hopes she will be judged by her ability in the cockpit
    Adam Gemili interview: 'No abs Adam' plans to muscle in on Usain Bolt's turf

    'No abs Adam' plans to muscle in on Usain Bolt's turf

    After a year touched by tragedy, Adam Gemili wants to become the sixth Briton to run a sub-10sec 100m
    Calls for a military mental health 'quality mark'

    Homeless Veterans campaign

    Expert calls for military mental health 'quality mark'
    Racton Man: Analysis shows famous skeleton was a 6ft Bronze Age superman

    Meet Racton Man

    Analysis shows famous skeleton was a 6ft Bronze Age superman
    Garden Bridge: St Paul’s adds to £175m project’s troubled waters

    Garden Bridge

    St Paul’s adds to £175m project’s troubled waters
    Stuff your own Christmas mouse ornament: An evening class in taxidermy with a festive feel

    Stuff your own Christmas mouse ornament

    An evening class in taxidermy with a festive feel
    Joint Enterprise: The legal doctrine which critics say has caused hundreds of miscarriages of justice

    Joint Enterprise

    The legal doctrine which critics say has caused hundreds of miscarriages of justice
    Freud and Eros: Love, Lust and Longing at the Freud Museum: Objects of Desire

    Freud and Eros

    Love, Lust and Longing at the Freud Museum