On This Day

February 14, 1980 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • Soviet cross-country skier Nikolay Zimyatov wins first of 3 gold medals at the Lake Placid Winter Olympics when he takes out 30k event; also wins relay and 50k gold

Birthdays in Sport

  • Fátima Leyva, Mexican footballer, born in Mexico City, Mexico