August 7, 1983 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 1st World Championships in Athletics open at Helsinki, Finland
  • 65th PGA Championship: Hal Sutton shoots a 274 at Riviera CC LA
  • Grete Waitz of Norway wins 1st all-women Marathon (Helsinki, Finland)
  • Patti Rizzo wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic