Birthdays in Sport in January 1948

  • Jan 3 Manfred Kokot, East German runner (world record 50 m indoor)
  • Jan 5 Parthasarathy Sharma, cricketer (Indian batsman of the mid-70's)
  • Jan 6 Dayle Hadlee, cricketer (brother of Richard, NZ medium-pacer of 70's)
  • Jan 10 Bernard Thévenet, French cyclist
  • Jan 11 Madeline Manning-Jackson-Mimms, US 800m runner (Oly-gold-1968)
  • Jan 12 Kenny Allen, English footballer
  • Jan 13 Kenia Jayantilal, cricketer (5 at Kingston 71 his only inns for India)