ⓘ 2002 in sports ..

Nations at sport events in 2002 2002 in African sport 2002 in Asian sport 2002 in Caribbean sport 2002 in Central American sport 2002 in European sport 2002 in North American sport 2002 in Oceanian sport 2002 in South American sport Games and sports introduced in 2002 2002 in American football 2002 in aquatics 2002 in archery 2002 in association football 2002 in athletics (track and field) 2002 in Australian rules football 2002 sports awards 2002 in badminton 2002 in baseball 2002 in basketball 2002 in bodybuilding 2002 in bowling 2002 in bowls 2002 in boxing 2002 in camogie 2002 in Canadian football 2002 in canoeing 2002 in chess 2002 in cricket 2002 in cue sports 2002 in cycle racing 2002 in darts 2002 in equestrian 2002 in esports 2002 in fencing 2002 in field hockey 2002 in floorball 2002 in freestyle skiing 2002 in Gaelic football 2002 in Gaelic games 2002 in go 2002 in golf 2002 in gymnastics 2002 in handball 2002 in horse racing 2002 in hurling 2002 in judo 2002 in kabaddi 2002 in karate 2002 in kickboxing 2002 in korfball 2002 in lacrosse 2002 in men's sport 2002 in mixed martial arts 2002 in modern pentathlon 2002 in motorsport 2002 in multi-sport events 2002 in netball 2002 in poker 2002 in racquetball Recurring sporting events established in 2002 2002 in roller hockey 2002 in rowing 2002 in rugby league 2002 in rugby union 2002 in sailing 2002 in shooting sports 2002 in ski mountaineering 2002 in snooker 2002 in soft tennis 2002 in softball Sports clubs disestablished in 2002 Sports clubs established in 2002 2002 in squash 2002 in table tennis 2002 in taekwondo 2002 in tennis 2002 in triathlon 2002 in volleyball 2002 in weightlifting 2002 in winter sports 2002 in wrestling 2002 in wushu 2002 in youth sport

2002 Basque Pelota World Championships

A total of 14 events were disputed, in 4 playing areas. Trinquete, 6 events disputed Fronton 30 m, 3 events disputed Fronton 36 m, 4 events disputed Fronton 54 m, 1 event disputed

2002 in modern pentathlon

Individual winners: Vadym Tkachuk m / Jeļena Rubļevska f Mens Team Relay winner: Mihail Prokopenko June 27: 2002 CISM Modern Pentathlon Championships in Hradec Kralove October 10: 2002 Asian Games in Busan Individual winners: KIM Mi-sub m / Lada Jiyenbalanova f

1st Extreme Ironing World Championships

The 1st Extreme Ironing World Championships was the inaugural championship for the quirky British sport of extreme ironing. The first event, held in mid-September 2002 in Valley, Bavaria, a small village near Munich in the district Miesbach, was host to competitors from ten nations, comprising 12 teams three were from Britain.

2002 in South African sport

19 November - South Africa Bafana loses to Senegal 4-1 after drawing 14-1 and then losing 4-1 on penalties in the Nelson Mandela Challenge held in Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg

2002 in sumo

Aki basho, Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, 8 September – 22 September Kyushu basho, Fukuoka International Centre, Kyushu, 10 November – 24 November Nagoya basho, Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium, Nagoya, 7 July – 21 July Hatsu basho, Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, 13 January – 27 January Haru basho, Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium, Osaka, 10 March – 24 March Natsu basho, Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, 12 May – 26 May

2002 World's Strongest Man

The 2002 Worlds Strongest Man was the 25th edition of the international Worlds Strongest Man competition, and was won by Mariusz Pudzianowski from Poland. The contest was held in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia.