August 1, 1980 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • Gerd Wessig of East Germany set high jump record
  • Waldemar Cierpinski wins 19th olympics marathon (2:11:03

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mancini, Ipatinga, Brazilian footballer

Deaths in Sport

  • Patrick Depailler, French Formula 1 driver (b. 1944)