July 1, 1961 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport


Sport awardGolf Major

16th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Mickey Wright

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Carl Lewis, American sprinter and long jumper (9 Olympic golds 1984-96), born in Birmingham, Alabama

Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl Lewis
Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper
Carl Lewis
  • Malcolm Elliott, British cyclist