August 16, 2004 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe wins the men's 200m freestyle in Olympic record 1:44.71, giving him the 200/400m freestyle double at the Athens Olympics

Deaths in Sport

  • Ivan Hlinka, Czech ice hockey coach (b. 1950)
  • Robert Quiroga, American boxer (b. 1969)