Quiz: In which sport did these nations win their first-ever gold medal at Rio 2016?

With the Olympics over and all the winners crowned, can you remember who made history in Rio?

BY Adrian Collins 11:30 Monday 22 August 2016, 11:30 22 Aug 2016

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The Olympics are over, and while Ireland were unable to claim a gold medal this time out, there were a number of great stories that grabbed our attention throughout the duration of the games.

There were marriage proposals, stories of the incredible adversity that athletes overcame to make it to Rio, and displays of incredible perseverance which showed just how much it means to take part in the Olympics.

Being crowned a gold medal winner in your sport s a huge achievement, and there were 10 different nations that managed to claim their first ever win at the Games in Rio. 

The athletes have surely made huge news at home, but can you guess (or remember, if you've been paying close attention) what sport each nation claimed gold in? Take our quiz below and find out:

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Now that you've completed the fiendishly difficult quiz, you can read up about all the nations that were victorious for the first time.


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