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Ultimate Sports Quiz 2022 - An exciting showdown of school teams that tests their sporting knowledge

With a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit any world sporting event, students from 27 schools in India will get ready to fight it out for the inaugural Ultimate Sports Quiz 2022 crown.

The Ultimate Sports Quiz 2022 will be hosted by Harsha Bhogle and air on Sony Sports Network from 5th June onwards

The Ultimate Sports Quiz 2022 will be hosted by Harsha Bhogle and air on Sony Sports Network from 5th June onwards


The Bridge Desk

Published: 3 Jun 2022 3:09 PM GMT

Are you somebody who eagerly waits in every conversation on sports to drop in a cool fact or two and take everyone by surprise? Or are you the person with the cherished memory of remembering every tidbit of the sports world? Well then, Sony Sports Network has just the thing for you with the Ultimate Sports Quiz (USQ) 2022 set to make its on-air debut from 5th June onwards.

Bringing back the flavour of good ol' quizzing with Harsha Bhogle returning as the quiz host, the Ultimate Sports Quiz 2022 will become the battleground for sports nerds belonging to 27 schools spread across 22 cities - from Kolkata in the east to Surat in the west, Mussorie in the north and Kochi in far south, competing for the prestigious USQ 2022 National Championship trophy.

For the students eager to prove their mettle against the best quizzing minds on the country's school circuit, this will be a special opportunity as all finalists will get a once-in-a-lifetime chance to travel to a sports event of their choice, anywhere in the world and also win exciting prizes like laptops, medals and certificates, in recognition of their quizzing genius.

Meanwhile, for the schools, aside from the glittering trophy up for grabs, the winning school will receive a cash prize of Rs 35 lakhs, while the runners-up will take home Rs 20 lakhs and the second runners-up will receive Rs 10 lakhs, with the money being dedicated to improving the sporting infrastructure of the schools.

Based on the Olympic motto of "Citius, Altius, Fortius", the USQ 2022 will feature three rounds of quizzing action where students will be tested on their sporting knowledge and expertise. The first round of Citius will be a challenge in speed and accuracy, while Altius will test the depth of knowledge across sports and finally, in Fortius, the mental strength and ability to deliver under pressure will be assessed, in the quest to find one true champion school.

With India buzzing with sporting achievements galore after the Tokyo Olympics - what with the recent historic Thomas Cup win by the Indian badminton team to Nikhat Zareen becoming the Boxing World Champion and new records being made every day in athletics - sports in India is pulsating and the time is right for us to realise its potential as the next-big sporting power, which USQ 2022 plans to celebrate and promote through this brand new quizzing show.

Format of the Ultimate Sports Quiz 2022

The Ultimate Sports Quiz 2022, an invitation-only national-level school quiz event, will take place from 5th June and the champions will be crowned on 17th July, over 3 exciting rounds of quizzing action, comprising 13 intriguing episodes.

There will be 9 quarter-finals, and 3 semi-finals, followed by one final where the top 3 teams out of the 27 schools will fight it out for the coveted Ultimate Sports Quiz 2022 National Championship crown.

Here are all the details of the Ultimate Sports Quiz 2022:

No. of participating schools: 27

No. of cities: 22

Dates: 5th June to 17th July 2022

Quiz Master: Harsha Bhogle

USQ Team: Harsha Bhogle (Quiz Master, Brand Ambassador), Joy Bhattacharjya (Content Head), Sonia Minocha (Lead, School Relations)

Prize Money: The champions will get Rs 35 lakhs, the runners-up Rs 20 lakhs, and the second runners-up Rs 10 lakhs, with all the money being used to develop the sports infrastructure of the schools.

The winning school will also be awarded the prestigious Ultimate Sports Quiz 2022 National Championship trophy.

Prizes for the students: All finalists of the Ultimate Sports Quiz 2022 will get a chance to fly to a dream sporting event of their choice, anywhere in the world, to enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience of live sporting action.

Where to watch Ultimate Sports Quiz 2022?

Broadcast Partners: SONY TEN 1 & SONY TEN 1 HD channels, every Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 PM IST from 5th June to 17th July 2022.

Telecom Partners: Vodafone Idea, Airtel XStream, JioTV+, JioCinema

OTT Partner: MX Player

It's time to refresh your memories and switch into sports quizzing mood with the Ultimate Sports Quiz 2022 set to kick off on 5th June! Let the games begin!

You can stay connected with all updates from the Ultimate Sports Quiz 2022 on their social media handles - Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

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