On This Day

February 7, 1972 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • Dutch Olympic 1,500m and 5,000m speed skating champion Ard Schenk wins his 3rd gold medal at the Sapporo Winter Games when he takes out the 10,000m

Birthdays in Sport

  • Aftab Habib, cricketer (Leicestershire right handed batsman 1996)
  • Alex Bassi, American race car driver
  • John Slaney, St John's, NHL defenseman (LA Kings)