Maths for Champions

Maths for Champions

Are you looking forward to the Rio Olympics? To get you in the mood, we have chosen some of our favourite maths activities about running fast, jumping high, throwing far and striving to be the best!

Medal Muddle 

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:
Countries from across the world competed in a sports tournament. Can you devise an efficient strategy to work out the order in which they finished?

Olympic Records 

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:
Can you deduce which Olympic athletics events are represented by the graphs?

Who's the Best? 

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:
Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?

Olympic Measures 

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:
These Olympic quantities have been jumbled up! Can you put them back together again?

Charting Success 

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:
Can you make sense of the charts and diagrams that are created and used by sports competitors, trainers and statisticians?

Speed-time Problems at the Olympics 

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to race against Usain Bolt?