On This Day

Deaths in Sport in July 2000

  • Jul 2 Joey Dunlop, Irish motorcycle racer (b. 1952)
  • Jul 7 Kenny Irwin, Jr., American auto racer (USAC National Midget Champion 1996; NASCAR 87 starts), dies in a crash during practice at 30
  • Jul 10 Justin Pierce, English-American actor and skateboarder (b. 1975)
  • Jul 24 Anatoli Firsov, Russian ice hockey left wing (Olympic gold 1964, 68, 72; 8 x World C'ship gold), dies at 59