Deaths in Sport in August 2008

  • Aug 1 Ashok Mankad, Indian cricketer (son of Vinoo, batted for India 1969-78), dies at 61
  • Aug 4 Craig Jones, English motorcycle racer. (b. 1985)
  • Aug 8 Orville Moody, American golfer (US Open 1969), dies of multiple myeloma at 74
  • Aug 13 Dino Toso, American Formula-1 engineer (b. 1969)
  • Aug 15 Vic Toweel, South African boxer, bantamweight world champion
  • Aug 16 Elena Leuá¹£tean, Romanian gymnast and Olympic medalist (b. 1935)
  • Aug 20 Gene Upshaw, American football player and union leader (b. 1945)
  • Aug 25 Kevin Duckworth, American basketball player (b. 1964)
  • Aug 28 Phil Hill, American race car driver and one-time F1 world champion (b. 1927)