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1939 in sports

1939 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Note — Several annual sporting events did not take place in 1939, because of the outbreak of World War II.

Alpine skiing

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 9th FIS Alpine World Ski Championships are held at Zakopane, Poland. The events are a downhill, a slalom and a combined race in both the men's and women's categories. The winners are:

American football

Association football

England

Spain

Germany

Italy

Portugal

France

Athletics

  • September 17 – Taisto Mäki breaks the 10,000 m world record, becoming the first man to run the distance inside half an hour.

Australian rules football

Baseball

Basketball

NBL Championship

Events

Boxing

Events

Lineal world champions[2]

Cricket

Events

England

Australia

India

South Africa

New Zealand

Cycling

Tour de France

Giro d'Italia

Figure skating

Golf

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Horse racing

Steeplechases

Hurdle races

Flat races

Ice Hockey

Motor racing

Nordic skiing

FIS Nordic World Ski Championships

Rowing

The Boat Race

Rugby league

Rugby union

Snooker

Speed skating

Speed Skating World Championships

Tennis

Australia

England

France

USA

Events

Davis Cup

Awards

Notes

a Awarded restrospectively by the SANFL in 1998.

References

  1. ^ "First televised football game, Waynesberg vs Fordham, 1939". American Sportscasters Online. Retrieved February 11, 2011. 
  2. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone
  3. ^ Webber, Roy; The Playfair Book of Cricket Records; p. 316. Published 1951 by Playfair Books.