1786 in sports

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Years in sports: 1783 1784 1785 1786 1787 1788 1789
Centuries: 17th century · 18th century · 19th century
Decades: 1750s 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s
Years: 1783 1784 1785 1786 1787 1788 1789

1786 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Boxing[edit]

Events

  • 11 January — Tom Johnson defeated Bill Lowe at Barnet in the first round after four minutes.[1]
  • 11 February — Tom Johnson defeated Jack Towers at Barnet in a 15-minute fight.[1]
  • 31 October — "Big" Ben Brain defeated "The Fighting Grenadier" John Boone at Long Fields in a 30 to 40 minute fight, depending on the source.[2]

Cricket[edit]

Events

England

Horse racing[edit]

England

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Cyber Boxing Zone - Tom Johnson. Retrieved on 20 October 2017.
  2. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone - Ben Brain. Retrieved on 20 January 2018.
  3. ^ a b Note that scorecards created in the 18th century are not necessarily accurate or complete; therefore any summary of runs, wickets or catches can only represent the known totals and the missing data prevents effective computation of averages
  4. ^ Abelson, Edward; John Tyrrel (1993). The Breedon Book of Horse Racing Records. Breedon Books. p. 115. ISBN 1873626150.