July 1, 1961 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport


Sport awardGolf Major

US Open Women's Golf, Baltusrol GC: Mickey Wright wins her 3rd Open by 6 strokes, despite a 2nd round 8-over par 80

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestCarl Lewis

Carl Lewis, American sprinter/long jumper (9 Olympic gold 1984, 88, 92, 96), born in Birmingham, Alabama

Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl Lewis
Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper
Carl Lewis
  • Malcolm Elliott, British road cyclist (Tour of Britain 1988), born in Sheffield, England