August 16, 1981 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Highest score in World Cup soccer match (New Zealand-13, Fiji-0)
  • Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Mary Kay Golf Classic
  • Mary Terstegge Meagher swims world record 100m butterfly (57.93)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Roque Santa Cruz, Paraguayan footballer, born in AsunciĆ³n, Paraguay