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October 31, 1961 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Alonzo Babers, 400m/4X400m relay (Olympic gold 1984), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Christine Bridged, Australian European class sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne Australia
  • Doc Rivers, American NBA guard and head coach (NBA Coach of the Year 2000, Orlando Magic; Boston Celtics, LA Clippers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sterling Hinds, 4X100m relayer (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Toronto, Ontario
1961 in Sport