Deaths in Sport in August 2005

  • Aug 5 Polina Astakhova, Russian gymnast (b. 1936)
  • Aug 5 Jim O'Hora, American football coach (b. 1915)
  • Aug 8 Gene Mauch, American baseball player (b. 1925)
  • Aug 14 Coo Coo Marlin, American race car driver (b. 1932)
  • Aug 18 Christopher Bauman, American wrestler (b. 1982)
  • Aug 20 Thomas Herrion, American football player (b. 1981)
  • Aug 27 Se├ín Purcell, Gaelic footballer (b. 1929)