May 2005 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • May 7 131st Kentucky Derby: Mike Smith aboard Giacomo wins in 2:02.75
  • May 21 130th Preakness: Jeremy Rose aboard Afleet Alex wins in 1:55.04
  • May 25 13th UEFA Champions League Final: Liverpool beats Milan (3-3, 3-2 on penalties)
  • May 28 Crusaders claim their 5th Super 10 Rugby title with a 35-25 win over the NSW Waratahs at Jade Stadium, Christchurch; Dan Carter lands 3 conversions & 2 penalties for the winners
  • May 29 Indianapolis 500: Dan Wheldon wins in 3:10:21.0769 (253.637 km/h)

Deaths in Sport

  • May 7 Tristan Egolf, American writer (b. 1971)
  • May 7 Otilino Tenorio, Ecuadorian footballer (b. 1980)
  • May 8 Nicol├ís Vuyovich, Argentine racing driver (b. 1981)
  • May 26 Chico Carrasquel, Venezuelan baseball player (b. 1928)
  • May 30 Fazal Mahmood, Pakistani cricketer (Pakistani medium-pace workhorse 1952-62), dies at 78