October 1, 1928 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Finnish distance runner Paavo Nurmi runs 15k world record 46:49.6 and 10 miles 50:15.0 in Berlin, Germany

Runner nicknamed the
Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn"
Paavo Nurmi

Birthdays in Sport

  • Willy Mairesse, Belgian racing driver (d. 1969)