September 6, 1980 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • French runner Chantal Langlacé sets women's 100k world record (7h 27m 22s) in Amiens, France
  • US College football longest losing streak of 50 games ends for Macalester College (St. Paul)

Sport awardTennis Open

Women's U.S. Open: In the centenary women's singles final, Chris Evert-Lloyd beats Hana Mandlíková 5-7, 6-1, 6-1

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Hana Mandlikova
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Hana Mandlikova

Birthdays in Sport

  • Joseph Yobo, Nigerian footballer
  • Samuel Peter, Nigerian heavyweight boxer
  • Yuji Hamano, Japanese archer