Deaths in Sport in May 1996

  • May 3 Timothy Gullikson, tennis player/coach, dies at 45
  • May 5 Beryl Burton, cyclist, dies at 58
  • May 11 Ademir Marques de Menezes, Brazilian footballer (b. 1922)
  • May 14 Sritharan Jeganathan, cricketer, 1st Sri Lankan Test player to die
  • May 17 Rusi Modi, cricketer (736 runs 10 post-war Tests for India), dies
  • May 17 Scott Evans Brayton, racing car driver, dies at 37
  • May 17 Willi Daume, olympic organiser, dies at 82
  • May 18 Simon Weinstock, businessman/racehorse owner, dies at 44