On This Day

April 16, 2007 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 111th Boston Marathon: Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot of Kenya goes back-to-back for 3rd title in 2:14:13; Lidiya Grigoryeva of Russia wins women's race in 2:29:18

Deaths in Sport

  • Gaetan Duchesne, Canadian hockey player (b. 1962)
  • Maria Lenk, Brazilian swimmer and first Brazilian woman to compete in the Olympic Games (b. 1915)
2007 in Sport