February 1932 in Sport

Events in Sport


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Feb 1 Bradman makes 299* vs South Africa, runs out partner going for 300th

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Feb 4 3rd Winter Olympic games open in Lake Placid, NY
  • Feb 6 1st Olympic dog sled race at Lake Placid, New York (demonstration sport)
  • Feb 9 USA enters Olympic 2-man bobsled competition for 1st time
  • Feb 13 25th Women's Australian Championships: Coral McInnes Buttsworth beats Kathrine Le Mesurier (9-7, 6-4)
  • Feb 13 25th Men's Australian Championships: Jack Crawford beats Harry Hopman (4-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-1)
  • Feb 15 3rd Winter Olympic games close at Lake Placid, New York
  • Feb 15 Australia beat South Africa in cricket by an innings in 5 hrs 53 min playing time
  • Feb 15 US bobsled team member Eddie Eagan becomes only athlete to win gold in both Summer & Winter Olympics (1920 boxing gold)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 3 J P "Pom-Pom" Felloes-Smith, cricketer (South African batsman v England 1960)
  • Feb 3 Maria Itkina, USSR, sprinter (9 world records)
  • Feb 5 Cesare Maldini - Italian footballer and manager
  • Feb 9 Tatsuro Hirooka, Japanese baseball player
  • Feb 25 Tony Brooks, English race car driver
  • Feb 29 Gavin Stevens, cricket (Australian bat on 59-60 India/Pakistan tour)
  • Feb 29 Masten Gregory, American F1 Driver (d. 1985)

Deaths in Sport

  • Feb 29 "Big Ed" Morris, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), dies