October 22, 1968 in Sport

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • American swimmers sweep the medals in the women's 200m freestyle at the Mexico City Olympics; Debbie Meyer takes gold in Olympic record 2:10.5 ahead of team mates Jan Henne and Jane Barkman

Birthdays in Sport

  • Keith Osik, catcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Port Jefferson, New York
  • Stephane Quintal, Boucherville, NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens)
  • Warry van Wattum, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90, FC Groningen)