October 24, 1976 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 6th NYC Women's Marathon won by Miki Gorman in 2:39:11
  • 7th NYC Marathon won by Bill Rodgers in 2:10:10
  • English McLaren driver James Hunt finishes 4th in the season ending Japanese Grand Prix at Fuji Speedway to win his first Formula 1 World Drivers Championship by 1 point from Niki Lauda
  • Sadiq & Mushtaq Mohammad score hundreds in same Test Cricket innings v NZ

Birthdays in Sport

  • Petar Stoychev, Bulgarian swimmer
  • Yanda Nossiter, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales