On This Day

February 29, 1952 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • Ice Dance Championship at Paris France won by Westwood & Demmy of Great Britain

Birthdays in Sport

  • Raisa Smetanina, Soviet cross country skier (Olympic gold 10k & 4x5k relay 1976; 10k 1980; 4x5k relay 1992), born in Mokhcha, Russia
  • Raúl González, Mexican racewalker (Olympic gold 50k 1984; WR 1978 3:45:52 & 3:41:20), born in China, Nuevo León, Mexico