On This Day

March 1, 1943 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Akinori Nakayama, Japanese gymnast (6 x Olympic gold 1968, 72; 7 x World C'ships gold 1966, 70), born in Nagoya, Japan
  • Benjamin W Jipcho, Mt Elgon Kenya, 3K steeplechase (Olympic silver 1972)
  • José Ángel Iribar, Spanish soccer goalkeeper and manager (49 caps; Athletic Bilbao), born in Zarautz, Spain
  • Mauro Checcoli, Italian 3 day equestrian (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Wolfgang Scheidel, German DR, luge (Olympic gold 1972)
1943 in Sport