On This Day

February 15, 1968 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • Biathlon 4 x 7.5k relay debuts at the Grenoble Winter Olympics with the Soviet Union taking the gold medal ahead of Norway and Sweden
  • Fred Anton Maier of Norway skates a world record 7:22.4 in winning the 5,000m at the Grenoble Winter Olympics; Dutch 1,500m champion Kees Verkerk is just 0.8s behind for silver

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mieke Suys, Belgian triathlete, born in Ghent, Belgium