Deaths in Sport in October 2007

  • Oct 1 Al Oerter, American discus thrower (b. 1936) (Olympics-gold-56, 60, 64, 68) dies aged 71
  • Oct 2 Tex Coulter, American football player (b. 1924)
  • Oct 7 Norifumi Abe, Japanese motorcycle racer (b. 1975)
  • Oct 19 Michael Maidens, English footballer with Hartlepool United (b. 1987)
  • Oct 20 Max McGee, American football player (b. 1932)
  • Oct 26 Nicolae Dobrin, Romanian footballer (b. 1947)
  • Oct 30 John Woodruff, American athlete (b. 1915)
  • Oct 31 Ray Gravell, Welsh rugby union footballer (b. 1951)