1960 in sports

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1960 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.


Years in sports: 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
Years: 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963

Alpine skiing

American football

Association football

Australian rules football

Baseball

Basketball

NBA Finals

Boxing

Canadian football

.

Cycling

Field Hockey

Golf

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racing

Horse racing

Steeplechases

Flat races

Ice hockey

Motor racing

Olympic Games

Rugby league

Rugby union

Swimming

  • June 12 – Marianne Heemskerk from the Netherlands breaks the world record in the women's 200m butterfly during a meet in Leipzig, East Germany2:34.4.
  • July 10 – US swimmer Michael Troy breaks his own world record in the men's 200m butterfly (long course) at a meet in Evansville, Indiana, clocking 2:15.0.
  • July 23 – Thirteen days after breaking his own world record in the men's 200m butterfly (long course) Troy once again betters the world's best time in that event, this time at a meet in Toledo, Ohio clocking 2:13.4.
  • August 4 – Less than a month before the Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy, Troy again breaks the world record in the men's 200m butterfly (long course), when he clocks 2:13.2 at a meet in Detroit, Michigan.
  • September 2 – Michael Troy wins the men's 200m butterfly (long course) at the Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy by breaking his own world record2:12.8.

Tennis

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

Volleyball

Awards

References