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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

Contents

Alpine skiingEdit

American footballEdit

Association footballEdit

Australian rules footballEdit

BaseballEdit

BasketballEdit

NBA Finals

BoxingEdit

Canadian footballEdit

CyclingEdit

Field hockeyEdit

GolfEdit

Harness racingEdit

Horse racingEdit

Ice hockeyEdit

MotorsportEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Rugby leagueEdit

Rugby unionEdit

SwimmingEdit

  • 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.

TennisEdit

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

VolleyballEdit

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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