1799 in sports

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Years in sports: 1796 1797 1798 1799 1800 1801 1802
Centuries: 17th century · 18th century · 19th century
Decades: 1760s 1770s 1780s 1790s 1800s 1810s 1820s
Years: 1796 1797 1798 1799 1800 1801 1802

1799 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.



  • Jack Bartholomew retained his English Championship title but no fights involving him are recorded in 1799.[1]



  • An indication of how cricket was spreading throughout India can be observed in the formation of a cricket club at Seringapatam immediately following the successful British siege which ended the rule of Tipu Sultan
  • The number of matches played in England continued to decline due to the impact of the Napoleonic Wars.


Horse racing[edit]



  1. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone. Retrieved on 6 November 2009.
  2. ^ 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