1935 in sports

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1935 in sports describes the year’s events in world sport.

Alpine skiing[edit]

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 5th FIS Alpine World Ski Championships are held at Mürren, Switzerland. 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[edit]

Association football[edit]

England

Spain

Germany

Italy

Portugal

France

Brazil

Australian rules football[edit]

VFL Premiership

South Australian National Football League

Western Australian National Football League

Baseball[edit]

Hank Greenberg, Hall of Famer and 2-time MVP

Basketball[edit]

Events

Boxing[edit]

Events

Lineal world champions[1]

Cricket[edit]

Events

England

Australia

South Africa

India

New Zealand

West Indies

Cycling[edit]

Tour de France

  • Romain Maes wins the 29th Tour de France
  • Francisco Cepeda becomes the first rider to die during a Tour de France when he falls from his bike descending into a ravine[2]

Giro d'Italia

Vuelta a España

  • The first edition of what will eventually become of one road bicycle racing's Grand Tours is raced and won by Gustaaf Deloor.

Golf[edit]

Men's professional

Men's amateur

Women's professional

Horse racing[edit]

Steeplechases

Flat races

Ice hockey[edit]

Motor racing[edit]

Nordic skiing[edit]

FIS Nordic World Ski Championships

Rowing[edit]

The Boat Race

Rugby league[edit]

Rugby union[edit]

Snooker[edit]

Speed skating[edit]

Speed Skating World Championships

Tennis[edit]

Australia

England

France

USA

Davis Cup

Awards[edit]

Notes[edit]

a The medal was originally awarded to Daily on a “casting vote”, but it was forgotten that a countback would decide the medal in the event of tie – so both were given the medal after this error was discovered, since Krepp would have won outright had the countback been done first.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone
  2. ^ Dauncey, Hugh and Hare, Geoff (editors); The Tour De France, 1903-2003: A Century of Sporting Structures, Meanings and Values; pp. 96, 269. ISBN 0714682977
  3. ^ Race results (via Indianapolis Star)