February 6, 1972 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Dutch speed skater Ard Schenk follows his win in the 5,000m with victory in the 1,500m, on his way to 3 gold medals at the Sapporo Winter Olympics; also wins 10,000m

Birthdays in Sport

  • David Binn, American NFL safety (San Diego Chargers), born in San Mateo, California
  • Mark Labbrook, Australian 200m/400m runner (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Shawn Respert, American NBA guard (Milwaukee Bucks, Toronto Raptors), born in Detroit, Michigan