On This Day

February 17, 2021 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Deaths in Sport

  • Gianluigi Saccaro, Italian fencer (Olympic gold épée team 1960; silver épée team 1964; bronze épée 1968), dies at 82
  • Martí Vergés, Spanish soccer midfielder (12 caps; FC Barcelona), dies at 86
  • Özcan Arkoç, Turkish soccer goalkeeper (9 caps; Hamburger SV) and manager (Hamburger SV, Hannover 96), dies at 81
2021 in Sport