August 2, 1952 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

17 year-old future world champion Floyd Patterson wins the gold medal in the heavyweight division at the Helsinki Olympic Games with a 1st round KO of Romanian Vasile Tita

Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion
Floyd Patterson

Birthdays in Sport

  • Angel Herrera, Cuban FW/LW boxer (Olympic gold 1976, 80), born in Guantánamo, Cuba