Have you been waiting breathlessly for the answers to Norman Giller’s quiz of the year?
Well here they are… How did you score?
1. Yohan Blake, Jamaican sprinter who chased home his training partner Usain Bolt
2. Chris Froome, Tour de France runner-up behind Bradley Wiggins
3. Rio Ferdinand, after Manchester United had been pipped to the League title by Manchester City
4. Amir Khan, after losing in four rounds to Danny Garcia in July
5. Victoria Pendleton, following defeat by Anna Meares in the women’s Olympic cycling sprint final
6. Michael Clarke, Aussie cricket skipper after a Test series thrashing by South Africa
7. Andy Murray, in tears after his Wimbledon final defeat by Roger Federer
8. Oscar Pistorius, the ‘Blade Runner’ following defeat by Brazilian Alan Oliveira in their 200m Paralympic final
9. Fernando Alonso, runner-up to Sebastian Vettel for the Formula 1 drivers’ title
10. Mitchell Watt, silver medallist in the men’s Olympic long jump behind Greg Rutherford
11. Dereck Chisora, knocked out in five rounds by David Haye in their July grudge fight at West Ham
12. Davis Love III, losing US Ryder Cup captain
- Read previous Norman Giller columns here
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