Birthdays in Sport in August 1972

  • Aug 1 Karen Dalton, American diver (Olympics-96), born in Mt View, California
  • Aug 1 Martin Damm, Czech Republic, tennis star
  • Aug 1 Matt Dyson, NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders)
  • Aug 2 Lee McClinton, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins)
  • Aug 2 Nathan Thomas, Australian water polo player (Olympics-96)
  • Aug 2 Mohamed Al-Deayea, Saudi Arabian footballer
  • Aug 3 Alain Bolduc, sailor (Olympics-96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Aug 3 Jeff Nygaard, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics-96), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Aug 3 John Lilley, US hockey forward (Olympics-1994), born in Wakefield, Massachusetts
  • Aug 3 Sandis Ozolinsh, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche), born in Riga, Latvia
  • Aug 3 Travis Hall, defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Aug 5 Aaqib Javed, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler 1989- )
  • Aug 5 Arthur Reid, pairs skater (& Jennifer Darst), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Aug 5 Darryl Yung, Victoria BC, badminton player (Olympics-96)
  • Aug 5 John Wasdin, Ft Belvoir WA, pitcher (Oakland A's)
  • Aug 6 Mike Frederick, NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens)
  • Aug 7 Oscar Gray, NFL fullback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Aug 7 Tony Bouie, NFL safety (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Aug 7 Willy Tate, NFL/WLAF tight end (KC Chiefs, Scottish Claymores)
  • Aug 8 Axel Merckx, Belgian cyclist
  • Aug 9 Eric Zomalt, NFL strong safety (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Aug 9 Robert Peal, American dance skater (with Margot Contois), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 9 Silvia Ramon-Cortes, tennis star (1994 Futures-Vigo), born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Aug 10 Lawrence Dallaglio, English rugby union footballer
  • Aug 11 Curtis Ceaser, NFL wide receiver (NY Jets)
  • Aug 12 Allison Cook, Australian basketballl player (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • Aug 12 John Jones, WLAF guard (Rhein Fire)
  • Aug 12 Mark Kinsella, Irish footballer
  • Aug 12 Gyanendra Pandey, Indian cricketer
  • Aug 13 Lisa Kiggens, LPGA golfer (1994 Rochester International), born in Salinas, California
  • Aug 14 Brian Gragert, WLAF punter (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Aug 14 Ed O'Bannon, NBA forward (NJ Nets)
  • Aug 14 Evan Pilgrim, NFL guard (Chicago Bears)
  • Aug 14 Katja Maaria Lehtd, ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Oly-98)
  • Aug 14 Ross Schulte, NFL/WLAF kicker/punter (Buffalo Bills, Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Aug 15 Freddie Solomon, NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Aug 15 Jason Maniecki, defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Aug 15 Ken Walter, punter (Carolina Panthers)
  • Aug 16 Eddie Goines, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Aug 16 Michael Reed, NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers)
  • Aug 16 Michael Thornberry, Virginia Beach Va, team handball circle (Oly-1996)
  • Aug 16 Zach Wiegert, tackle (St Louis Rams)
  • Aug 16 Stan Lazaridis, Australian footballer
  • Aug 17 Ernie Conwell, tight end (St Louis Rams)
  • Aug 17 Habibul Bashar, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • Aug 18 Derrick Harris, running back (St Louis Rams)
  • Aug 18 Loraine Lambert, Ipswich Queensland, golfer (NZ champ 1991, 92)
  • Aug 18 Nate Jones, heavyweight boxer (Olympics-bronze-96), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 18 Ray Jacobs, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos)
  • Aug 19 Colleen Thornburn, softball catcher (Olympics-96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Aug 19 Pierre Allard, hockey forward (Team France 1998)

  • Aug 19 Roberto Abbondanzieri, Argentine footballer
  • Aug 20 Derrick Alston, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • Aug 21 Johnnie Harris, CFL linebacker (Toronto Argonauts), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 22 Stephen Boyd, NFL linebacker (Detroit Lions), born in Valley Stream, NY
  • Aug 22 Max Wilson, Brazilian racing driver, born in Hamburg, Germany
  • Aug 23 Anthony Calvillo, CFL quarterback (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Aug 23 Sheldon Benoit, CFL linebacker (BC Lions)
  • Aug 23 Tony Carter, NFL running back (Chicago Bears)
  • Aug 23 Martin Grainger, English footballer
  • Aug 23 Raul Casanova, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • Aug 24 Chris Right, CFL receiver (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Aug 24 Christian Ruud, tennis star (1989 Norwegian), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Aug 24 Ian Moran, US hockey defenseman (Olympics-1994, Pitts), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Aug 24 Kurt Miller, pitcher (Florida Marlins), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Aug 25 Bryan Stoltenberg, corner (NY Giants)
  • Aug 25 Marlo Perry, NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills)
  • Aug 25 Marvin Harrison, wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Aug 25 Tony Dumas, NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks)
  • Aug 26 Sherell Ford, NBA forward (Seattle Supersonics)
  • Aug 27 Chris Imes, South Paris Maine, US hockey defenseman (Olympics-1994)
  • Aug 27 Donta Jones, NFL linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Aug 27 Denise Lewis, English heptathlete
  • Aug 28 Darby Hendrickson, US hockey forward (Olympics 1994), born in Richfield Minnasota
  • Aug 28 Mike Cawley, CFL quarterback (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Aug 28 Jay Witasick, American baseball player
  • Aug 29 Michael Roan, NFL tight end/halfback (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
  • Aug 30 Jose Herrera, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, outfielder (Oakland A's)
  • Aug 30 Ryan Leahy, WLAF OL (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Aug 30 Shonte Peoples, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)