On This Day

February 4, 1972 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • Dutch speed skater Ard Schenk wins the 5,000m at the Sapporo Winter Olympics; also wins the 1,500m and 10,000m gold medals

Birthdays in Sport

  • Giovanni Silva De Oliveira, Brazilian footballer
  • Kelvin Anderson, CFL running back (Calgary Stampeders)