1963 in sports
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- 2.1 International Basketball Events
- 2.2 National Basketball Championships
- 5.1 International Football Events
- 5.2 National Football Championships
- 7.1 Athletics World Records 7.1.1 Sprint
- 7.1.2 middle distance running
- 7.1.3 Long -distance running
- 7.1.4 Hurdles
- 7.1.5 Go
- 7.1.6 throwing events
- 7.1.7 jumping events
The highlight of the year 1963, the badminton Uber Cup in 1963 and the All England, the Irish Open, the Scottish Open, the German Open, the Dutch Open and the French Open.
International Basketball Events
- Brazil is in the Basketball World Championship in Rio de Janeiro in the final against Yugoslavia with 90:71 Basketball World Champion.
- The Soviet Union, in the European Basketball Championship in 1963 in Wroclaw before Poland European champions.
National Basketball Championships
- The Boston Celtics win the NBA finals 4-2 against the Los Angeles Lakers.
- Alemannia Aachen is German basketball champion in the men's and Heidelberger TV in 1846 with the ladies.
- JULY 22: Sonny Liston is in Las Vegas heavyweight champion after ko in the first round against Floyd Patterson.
- World Fencing Championships 1963
International Football Events
National Football Championships
- June 29: The final of the German soccer championship wins Borussia Dortmund 3-1 through goals from Kurrat, Wosab and Schmidt against 1 FC Cologne in Stuttgart before 78,000 spectators.
- August 14: the DFB Cup wins in Hannover Hamburg SV 3-0 Borussia Dortmund in Hannover.
- August 24: The Bundesliga, following the decision of the German Football Association on 28 July 1962 in Dortmund for the season 1963/64 on the game mode. After 58 seconds achieved by Timo Konietzka defending Borussia Dortmund in the match against Werder Bremen, the first Bundesliga goal.
- Field Handball World Championship for Men 1963
Track and Field World Records
- MAY 23: Henry Carr, USA, running the 200 meters of the men in 20.3 s
Middle distance running
- June 3: Dixie Willis, Australia, running the 800 meters of the women in 2:01,2 min.
- May 27: Irma Hansson, Sweden, the 20,000 meters walking women goes in 1:57,3 h
- MARCH 26: Al Oerter, USA, to discus throwing the men 62,62 m.
- July 3: Elvira Ozoliņa, Soviet Union, achieved in the javelin throw of 59.78 m women.
- APRIL 27: Brian Sternberg, USA, overcomes in the pole vault of 5.00 meters men.
- June 7: Brian Sternberg, USA, reached the Pole Vault Men 5.08 m.
- JULY 21: Valeri Brumel, Soviet Union, jump in the high jump of 2.28 m men.
- August 5: John Pennel, USA, reached the Pole Vault Men 5.13 m.
- August 24: John Pennel, USA, jumps in the pole vault for men 5.20 m.
- 9 June: Franco Balmamion wins the Giro d'Italia in 1963.
- UCI Track World Championships 1963
- UCI Road World Championships 1963
- Wrestling World Championships 1963
- Table Tennis World Cup 1963
- January 6: The Norwegian Toralf Engan is the overall winner of the Four Hills Tournament 1962 /63.
- February 3: Biathlon World Cup 1963
Luge and bobsledding
- 26-27. January: Luge World Cup 1963
- 28 Januar/11. February: Bob World Cup 1963
- February 20 to 24: Bandy World Championship 1963
- February 28-March 3: World Figure Skating Championships 1963
- 7 to 17 March: World Ice Hockey Championship 1963
- The Scotch Cup 1963 is considered the fifth Curling World Championship. Canada wins for the fifth time in a row.
- April 20: Maurício Gugelmin, Brazilian racing driver
- APRIL 20: Manuel Herreros, Spanish motorcycle racer
- APRIL 23: Paul Belmondo, French race car driver
- MAY 12: Stefano Modena, Italian race car driver
- MAY 17: Luca Cadalora, Italian motorcycle racer
- MAY 24: Ivan Capelli, Italian race car driver
- June 7: Luca Fusi, Italian footballer and coach
- August 7: Bahne Rabe, German rower († 2001)
- 01 June: Ambrogio Robecchi, Italian cyclist (* 1870)
- December 25: Heiner Fleischmann, German motorcycle racer (* 1914)