Birthdays in Sport in 1976

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 458

  • Jan 1 Caleb Wyatt, American motocross rider, born in Medford, Oregon
  • Jan 2 Hrysopiyi Devetzi, Greek triple jumper
  • Jan 2 Danilo Di Luca, Italian cyclist
  • Jan 2 Cletidus Hunt, American football player
  • Jan 3 Mendel Witzenhauser, soccer player (Ajax, VVV)
  • Jan 3 Angelos Basinas, Greek footballer
  • Jan 4 Benoît Joachim, Luxembourg cyclist
  • Jan 4 Ted Lilly, American baseball player
  • Jan 5 Diego Tristán, Spanish footballer
  • Jan 6 Jeremy Linn, American 100m breaststroke (Olympics-silver/gold-96)
  • Jan 6 Richard Zednik, Bystrica CZE, NHL forward (Team Slovakia, Wash)
  • Jan 7 Éric Gagné, Canadian baseball player
  • Jan 7 Alfonso Soriano, Dominican baseball player
  • Jan 8 Brad Snyder, Ontario, shot putter (Olympics-96)
  • Jan 8 Carl Pavano, American baseball player
  • Jan 9 Amy Safe, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • Jan 9 Radek Bonk, Koprivnice Cze, NHL center (Ottawa Senators, Team Czech)
  • Jan 10 Adam Kennedy, American baseball player
  • Jan 11 Efthimios Rentzias, Greek basketball player
  • Jan 13 Gary Brent, cricketer (Zimbabwe ODI pace bowler 1996)
  • Jan 13 Vaclav Batlik, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96), born in Costa Mesa, California
  • Jan 15 Corey Chavous, American football player
  • Jan 16 Viktor Maslov, Russian racing driver
  • Jan 18 Laurence Courtois, Kortrijk Belg, tennis star (1995 finalist Jakarta)
  • Jan 18 Vincent Polvliet, soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • Jan 19 Sky Christopherson, cyclist (Olympics-96), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Jan 19 Tarso Marques, Brazilian racing driver
  • Jan 22 James Dearth, American football player
  • Jan 23 Byron Hanspard, NFL running back (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Jan 23 Phil Boudreault, Copper Cliff Ontario, boxer (Olympics-96)
  • Jan 23 Brandon Duckworth, American baseball player
  • Jan 24 Shae-Lynn Bourne, Canadian pairs skater (Bourne & Kraatz, 1994 World Champs-4th)
  • Jan 24 Cindy Pieters, Belgian cyclist
  • Jan 25 Tara Fleming, N York Ontario, LPGA golfer (1992 LPGA Corning-10th)
  • Jan 25 Mario Haberfeld, Brazilian racing car driver
  • Jan 26 Paul Byrne, Australian 800m ruuner (Olympics-96)
  • Jan 27 Haimish Karrasch, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • Jan 27 Mike Ferrier, Suriname/Dutch soccer player (FC Volendam, Salernitana)
  • Jan 27 Rhett Warrener, Shaunavon, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)
  • Jan 27 Ahn Jung-Hwan, Korean football player
  • Jan 28 Miltiadis Sapanis, Greek footballer
  • Jan 28 Mark Madsen, American basketball player
  • Jan 30 Florian Keller, Munchen GER, hockey player (Team Germany, Rosenheim)
  • Jan 31 Traianos Dellas, Greek footballer
  • Jan 31 Buddy Rice, American race car driver, born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Feb 2 Steven Dewick, Australian swimmer (Olympics-96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Feb 2 James Hickman, British swimmer
  • Feb 3 Dwayne Rudd, linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Feb 5 Nancy Feber, Antwerp Belgium, tennis star (1995 Puerto Rico)
  • Feb 5 John Aloisi, Australian footballer
  • Feb 5 Brian Moorman, American football player

  • Feb 6 Kim Zmeskal, US gymnist (Olympic-92), born in Houston, Texas
  • Feb 6 Tanja Frieden, Swiss snowboarder
  • Feb 6 Colin Teo, Singaporean Grand Prix driver
  • Feb 7 Terry Battle, running back (Detroit Lions)
  • Feb 7 Sreto Ristić, German footballer
  • Feb 8 Holly Manthei, Edina Minn, soccer midfielder/forward (Olympics-96)
  • Feb 8 Jim Parque, baseball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96), born in Norwalk, California
  • Feb 8 Khaled Mashud, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • Feb 8 Adam Piatt, American baseball player
  • Feb 9 Georgios Korakakis, Greek footballer
  • Feb 9 Vladimir Guerrero, Dominican baseball player
  • Feb 10 Lance Berkman, American baseball player
  • Feb 11 Tony Battie, NBA forward (Denver Nuggets)
  • Feb 12 Christian Cullen, New Zealand rugby union footballer
  • Feb 15 Óscar Freire, Spanish cyclist
  • Feb 16 Eric Byrnes, American baseball player
  • Feb 17 Scott Williamson, American baseball player
  • Feb 18 Chanda Rubin, Lafayette LA, tennis star (1996 Australian Open doubles)
  • Feb 18 Jason Podollan, Vernon, NHL center (Florida Panthers)
  • Feb 18 Volker Schenk, WLAF RB (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Feb 18 Leilani Munter, American race car driver
  • Feb 21 Robin Confer, soccer forward (Olympics-96)
  • Feb 21 Ryan Smyth, Banff, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)
  • Feb 22 Faan Rautenbach, South African rugby player
  • Feb 23 Dmitriy Dudarev, hockey forward (Team Kazakhstan Oly-1998)
  • Feb 23 Jeff O'Neill, Canadian NHL center (Hartford Whalers), born in Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • Feb 23 Scott Elarton, American baseball player
  • Feb 24 Bradley McGee, Australian cyclist
  • Feb 24 Zach Johnson, professional golfer
  • Feb 24 Marco Campos, Brazilian racing driver (d. 1995)
  • Feb 25 Samaki Walker, NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks)
  • Feb 26 Nikolaos Siranidis, Greek diver
  • Feb 27 Tony Gonzalez, tight end (KC Chiefs)
  • Feb 28 Angie Kennedy, Nambour QLD Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)
  • Feb 29 Bryan Gillooly, diver (Olympics-96), born in Auburn, New York
  • Feb 29 Terrence Long, American baseball player
  • Mar 1 Maringo Vlijter, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
  • Mar 2 Lars Bruggemann, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)
  • Mar 4 Hiram Bocachica, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • Mar 4 Thierry Renaer, Belgian field hockey player
  • Mar 4 Vic Wunderle, American archer
  • Mar 5 Adriana Serra-Zanetti, Modena Italy, tennis star (1995 Moscow semi)
  • Mar 5 Paul Konerko, American baseball player
  • Mar 8 Juan Encarnacion, American baseball player
  • Mar 8 Hines Ward, American football player
  • Mar 10 Barbara Schett, Innsbruck Austria, tennis star
  • Mar 11 Thomas Gravesen, Danish footballer
  • Mar 14 Sarah Elizabeth Ulmer, 3k ind pursuit cyclist (Oly-96), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Mar 15 Laurent Gras, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
  • Mar 16 Abraham Núñez, Dominican baseball player
  • Mar 17 Álvaro Recoba, Uruguayan footballer
  • Mar 17 Scott Downs, American baseball player
  • Mar 18 Jovan Kirovski, American soccer player
  • Mar 18 Tomokazu Ohka, Japanese baseball player
  • Mar 18 Scott Podsednik, American baseball player
  • Mar 18 Michael Spillane, American wrestler, better known as Mike Quackenbush
  • Mar 19 Alessandro Nesta, Italian footballer
  • Mar 20 Arno Knapen, Dutch soccer player (Holten, FC Twente)
  • Mar 23 Nolan Baumgartner, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Mar 23 Jeremy Newberry, American football player
  • Mar 23 Joel Peralta, Dominican baseball player
  • Mar 23 Ricardo Zonta, Brazilian racing car driver
  • Mar 23 Chris Hoy, Scottish cyclist, most successful Olympic cyclist ever (7 Olympic medals), born in Edinburgh
  • Mar 24 Danielle Garrett, Camp Hill Penn, soccer forward (Olympics-96)
  • Mar 24 Aliou Cissé, Senegalese footballer
  • Mar 24 Athanasios Kostoulas, Greek footballer
  • Mar 24 Aaron Brooks, American football player

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Mar 24 Peyton Manning, American football quarterback (Indianapolis Colts, Denver Broncos), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

NFL Quarterback Peyton Manning
NFL Quarterback
Peyton Manning
  • Mar 25 Francis Bellew, Irish Gaelic footballer
  • Mar 25 Wladimir Klitschko, Ukrainian boxer (2x World Heavyweight Champion), born in Semipalatinsk, Soviet Union
  • Mar 26 Ufuk Talay, Australian soccer player
  • Mar 27 Danny Fortson, NBA forward (Denver Nuggets)
  • Mar 27 Djamel Belmadi, Algerian footballer
  • Mar 29 Jennifer Capriati, tennis pro (Oly-gold-92), born in Long Island, New York
  • Mar 29 Igor Astarloa, Spanish cyclist
  • Mar 30 Chris Canty, cornerback (New England Patriots)
  • Mar 30 Toby Gowin, punter (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Mar 30 Obadele Thompson, Barbadian athlete
  • Apr 1 Clarence Seedorf, Surinam/Dutch soccer player (Ajax, Real Madrid)
  • Apr 2 Rory Sabbatini, South African golfer
  • Apr 3 Keith Closs, NBA center (LA Clippers)
  • Apr 4 Emerson, Brazilian footballer
  • Apr 4 Sébastien Enjolras, French racing driver (d. 1997)
  • Apr 5 Ike Hilliard, NFL wide receiver (NY Giants)
  • Apr 5 Ryan Drese, baseball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96), born in San Francisco, California
  • Apr 5 Simone Inzaghi, Italian footballer
  • Apr 5 Kim Collins, Nevisian sprinter
  • Apr 5 Ross Gload, American baseball player
  • Apr 5 Fernando Morientes, Spanish footballer
  • Apr 5 Henrik Stenson, Swedish professional golfer (British Open 2016), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Apr 6 Simon Coombes, Australian swimmer (Olympics-96), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Apr 7 Erich Goldmann, Dingolfing GER, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)
  • Apr 8 Jim Farnum, kayak (alt-Olympics-96), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Apr 10 Sara Renner, Canadian cross country skier
  • Apr 12 Brad Miller, American basketball player
  • Apr 13 Everton Matambanadzo, Zimbabwean cricket pace bowler (v Paki 1996)
  • Apr 14 Baedon Choppy, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
  • Apr 14 Jason Wiemer, Kimberley, NHL left wing (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Apr 14 Kyle Farnsworth, American baseball player (pitcher), born in Wichita, Kansas
  • Apr 15 Jason Bonsignore, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Apr 20 Lenka Nemeckova, Brno Czech, tennis star (1993 Futures-Maribor-SLO)
  • Apr 20 Shay Given, Irish footballer
  • Apr 21 Rommel Adducul, Filipino basketball player
  • Apr 22 Michał Żewłakow, Polish footballer
  • Apr 23 Tamas Buday Jr, Canadian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Apr 24 Sonya Jeyaseelan, Newestminster BC, tennis star (1995 Futures Fla)
  • Apr 24 Steve Finnan, Irish footballer

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Apr 25 Tim Duncan, American NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs), born in Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands

NBA Power Forward Tim Duncan
NBA Power Forward
Tim Duncan
  • Apr 25 Rainer Schüttler, German tennis player
  • Apr 25 Gilberto, Brazilian footballer
  • Apr 26 Sarah Tueting, ice hockey goalie (USA, Oly-98)
  • Apr 27 Walter Pandiani, Uruguayan footballer
  • Apr 29 God Shammgod, NBA guard (Wash Wizards)
  • May 2 Nancy Feber, Antwerp Belgium, tennis star
  • May 3 Jeff Halpern, American ice hockey player
  • May 4 Ben Grieve, American baseball player
  • May 4 Jason Michaels, American baseball player
  • May 5 Anastasios Pantos, Greek footballer
  • May 5 Juan Pablo Sorín, Argentine footballer
  • May 6 Lindsay Page, figure skater (1997 E Great Lakes Sr-3rd), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • May 7 Nicholas Butcher, field hockey midfielder/forward (Olympics-96), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 8 Oleg Tverdovsky, Donetsk Ukr, NHL defenseman (Winnipeg Jets)
  • May 9 Faye Johnstone, archer (Olympics-96), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • May 10 Aggeliki Tsiolakoudi, Greek javelin thrower
  • May 13 Mark Delaney, Welsh footballer
  • May 14 Terrance Cauthen, lightweight boxer (Olympics-bronze-96), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • May 14 Brian Lawrence, American baseball player
  • May 15 Eric DuBose, Bradenton Fl, baseball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • May 15 Adolfo Bautista, Mexican footballer
  • May 15 Jacek Krzynówek, Polish footballer
  • May 15 Ryan Leaf, American football player
  • May 17 Anna Windsor, Australian swimmer (Olympics-96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • May 17 Daniel Komen, Nyaru Kenya, 5k runner
  • May 17 Peter Devine, American fencer-foil (Olympics-96), born in NYC, New York
  • May 17 José Guillén, Dominican baseball player
  • May 18 Ron Mercer, NBA guard (Boston Celtics)
  • May 19 Kevin Garnett, NBA forward (Minnesota Timberwolves), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • May 20 Ramón Hernández, Venezuelan baseball player
  • May 20 Tomoya Satozaki, Japanese baseball player
  • May 22 Christian Vande Velde, cyclist (Olympics-96), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 23 Ricardinho, Brazilian footballer
  • May 24 Catherine Cox, Australian netballer
  • May 25 Tarik Glenn, offensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
  • May 26 Markus Wieland, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)
  • May 26 Scott Humphries, Greely Colo, tennis star (1995 doubles Binghampton)
  • May 27 Richard Park, Seoul Kor, NHL center (Pitts Penguins)
  • May 28 Alexei Nemov, Russian gymnast
  • May 28 Glenn Morrison, Rugby League Player
  • May 29 Caçapa, Brazilian footballer