1951 in sports

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1951 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

American football edit

Association football edit







Athletics edit

The athletics competition at the 1951 Pan American Games is held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Mal Whitfield of the USA wins gold medals in three events: 400 m, 800 m and 4 × 400 m relay.

Australian rules football edit

Victorian Football League

South Australian National Football League

Western Australian National Football League

Baseball edit

Basketball edit

NBA Finals


Boxing edit

Canadian football edit

Cycling edit

Figure skating edit

Golf edit

Men's professional

  • Masters TournamentBen Hogan
  • U.S. OpenBen Hogan
  • PGA ChampionshipSam Snead
  • British OpenMax Faulkner
  • PGA Tour money leader – Lloyd Mangrum – $26,089
  • Ryder Cup – United States team wins 912 to 212 over the British team.

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Harness racing edit

Horse racing edit


Hurdle races

Flat races

Ice hockey edit

Lacrosse edit

  • The 50th anniversaries of the donations of both the Mann Cup and the Minto Cup.
  • The Peterborough Timbermen win the 50th Mann Cup.
  • The Mimico Mountaineers win the 50th Minto Cup.

Motorsport edit

Rugby league edit

Rugby union edit

Snooker edit

Speed skating edit

Speed Skating World Championships

Tennis edit





Davis Cup

Multi-sport events edit

Awards edit

References edit

  1. ^ Port Adelaide Magpies 1951 season
  2. ^ "Epsom Derby | History, Winners, & Facts | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved 3 January 2022.
  3. ^ "Pan American Games". FEI. 9 April 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2021.