Olympic Sports (Part 8)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 701 - 800 of 2,508

  • 1951-06-24 Ivar Formo, Norway, 50K cross country skier (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1951-07-14 Judi Brown, E Lansing Mich, 400m hurdler (Olympic-silver-1984)
  • 1951-07-20 Larry Black, 4x100 runner (Olympic-gold-1972), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1951-07-21 Doug Collins, US, basketball player (Olympic-silver-1972)
  • 1951-08-07 Gary Hall, US swimmer (Olympics-bronze/2 silver-1968, 72)
  • 1951-08-12 Hector Rodriguez, Cuba, lightweight judo (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1951-08-17 Alan Minter, England, light-middleweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1972)
  • 1951-08-21 Bernhard Germeshausen, German DR, bobsled (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1951-09-21 Bruce Arena, American soccer coach (Olympics-gold-96), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1951-09-30 Catie Ball, US, 100 m breast stroke swimmer (Olympic-4X4 gold-1968)
  • 1951-10-05 Leah Poulis Mueller, Berwyn Ill, speed skater (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1951-11-02 Kathy Hammond, US, 400m runner (Olympics-bronze-1972)
  • 1951-11-23 Bernd Landvoigt, German DR, coxless pairs (Olympics-gold-1976)
  • 1951-11-23 Jorg Landvoigt, German DR, coxless pairs (Olympics-gold-1976)
  • 1951-12-03 Danger Alberto Juantorena, Cuba, 800m runner (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1951-12-11 Robert Cochran, Claremont Vt, skier (Olympics-1972)
  • 1951-12-17 Tatyana Kazankina, USSR, middle distance runner (Olympics-gold-1976)
  • 1951-12-31 Michael Allen Bantom, basketball player (Olympic-silver-1972), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1952-01-22 Karen Moe [Thornton], US swimmer (Olympics-gold-1972)
  • 1952-01-26 Thomas Edward Henderson, SC, basketballer (Olympic-silver-1972)
  • 1952-02-17 Insook Bhushan, Seoul Korea, US table tennis player (Olympic-92)
  • 1952-02-28 Melissa Babish, SC, swimmer (Olympic)
  • 1952-02-29 Raisa Smetanina, USSR, cross country skier (Olympic-gold-1976, 80, 92)
  • 1952-03-09 Iuliana Semenova, USSR, basketball (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1952-03-29 Teofilo Stevenson, Cuba, heavyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1972, 76, 80), (d. 2012)
  • 1952-04-01 Rey Robinson, US, 100m sprinter (Olympic-1972)
  • 1952-04-04 Rosemarie Ackermann, German DR, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1952-04-07 Jane Frederick, US pentathlete (Olympics-7th-1976)
  • 1952-04-16 Peter Westbrook, US fencer (Olympic-bronze-88, 92, 96), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1952-04-25 Vladislav Tretiak, USSR hockey player (Olympic-gold-1972, 76)
  • 1952-05-03 Allen Wells, Scottish 100m sprinter (Olympic gold-1980), born in Edinburgh
  • 1952-06-16 Aleksandr Zaitsev, USSR, pairs figure skating (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1952-07-08 Ulrich Wehling, German DR, cross country (Olympic-gold-1972, 76, 80)
  • 1952-07-09 Rod Boll, Canadian trap shooter (Olympics-96), born in Fillmore, Saskatchwan
  • 1952-07-18 James Forbes, basketball player (Olympic-silver-1972)
  • 1952-07-26 Ludmila Maslakova, USSR, relay runner (Olympic-silver-1980)
  • 1952-08-02 Angel Herrera, Cuba, FW/LW boxer (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1952-08-04 Daniel Bautista, Mexico, 20k walker (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1952-08-06 Wojiech Fortuna, Poland, ski jumper (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1952-08-23 Mac Cone, Canadian equestrian jumper (Olympics-96), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1952-08-26 John Kinsella, USA, swimmer (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1952-09-13 Johanna Klier-Schaller, German DR, 100m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1952-09-14 Margit Schumann, German DR, luge (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1952-09-29 Monika Zehrt, German DR, 400m runner (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1952-10-04 Anita Luceete Defrantz, rower (Olympic-bronze-1976), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1952-10-07 Ludmila Tourischeva, USSR, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1952-10-14 Nikolai Adrianov, USSR, gymnast (Olympic-4 gold/2 silver/bronze-1976)
  • 1952-11-17 Roman Codreanu, Romania, wrestler (Olympic-1980)
  • 1952-12-12 Cathy Rigby McCoy, Los Alamitos California, gymnist (Olympic-4th-1968)
  • 1952-12-21 Steve Furniss, US swimmer (Olympics-bronze-1972)
  • 1952-12-29 Nikolai Andrianov, USSR, gymnist (Olympic-gold-1972, 76, 80)
  • 1953-01-03 Angelo Parisi, France, heavyweight judo (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1953-03-14 Tim McKee, US, 400m medley swimmer (Olympic-silver-1972)
  • 1953-03-19 Hans Rinn, German DR, 2 man lugist (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1953-04-06 Janet Lynn, ice skater (Olympics-bronze-1972)
  • 1953-04-07 Everard Endt, US, yachting (Olympic-gold-1952)
  • 1953-04-19 Sara Simeoni, Italy, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1953-05-14 Bill Meek, Upland PA, prone rifle (Olympics-8th-1996)
  • 1953-06-23 Filbert Bayi, Karatu Tanzania, 3k steeplechase (Olympic-silver-1980)
  • 1953-06-27 Kent Bostick, pursuit cyclist (Olympics-84, 96), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • 1953-06-29 Rosa Mota, Port marathoner (Olympic-gold-1988)

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1953-07-11 Leon Spinks, heavyweight boxing champ (1978, Olympic-gold-1976), born in St. Louis, Missouri

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Leon Spinks
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Leon Spinks
  • 1953-09-06 Mohammed Kedir, Ethiopia, 10k runner (Olympic-bronze-1980)
  • 1953-09-12 John Williams, US, archer (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1953-09-27 Benjamin Gene Brown, 4X400 runner (Olympic-gold-1976), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1953-10-16 Susan Pedersen, US, 4 X 100m medley swimmer (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1953-11-20 Greg Gibson, Stafford Va, Greco-Roman wrestler (Olympic-silver-1984)
  • 1953-11-28 Nadezhda Olizarenko, USSR, 800m/1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1953-12-03 Franz Klammer, Austria, downhill skier (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1953-12-13 Zoltan Magyar, Hungary, side horse gymnist (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1953-12-29 Kate Schmidt, US javelin thrower (Olympic-bronze-1972)
  • 1954-01-02 Ludmila Borozna, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1954-01-06 Norbert Hahn, German DR, 2 man luge (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1954-01-17 Janet Dykman, Monterey Park California, archer (Olympics-1996)
  • 1954-02-21 Ivo van Damme, Belgium, 800/1500m dash (Olympic-silver-1976)
  • 1954-03-08 David Wilkie, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1976), is born in Colombo, Sri Lanka to Scottish parents
  • 1954-03-08 Karl Schnabl, 90m ski jumper (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1954-04-12 Marvin Johnson, US, middleweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1972)
  • 1954-04-30 Gunther Tiersch, German DR, 8 man cox (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1954-05-21 Bill Abbott, sailor (Olympics-96), born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • 1954-05-27 Catherine Carr, US breaststroke swimmer (Olympics-2 gold-1972)
  • 1954-06-13 Daniel Seemiller, Pitts, US Olympic table tennis player (Olympic-92)
  • 1954-07-29 Flo Hyman, Inglewood California, volleyball player (Olympic-silver-1984)
  • 1954-08-20 William Quinn Buckner, Phoenix Ill, basketballer (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1954-09-05 Hans-Jorgen Gerhardt, German DR, bobsled (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1954-09-09 Walter Paul Davis, Pineville NC, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1954-09-20 Silvio Leonard, Cienguegos Cuba, 100m runner (Olympic-silver-1980)
  • 1954-10-08 Ben Amonette, Radford VA, free pistol (Olympics-92, 96)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1954-10-25 Mike Eruzione, American ice hockey player (Olympic Gold Medal 1980), born in Winthrop, Massachusetts

Ice Hockey Player Mike Eruzione
Ice Hockey Player
Mike Eruzione
  • 1954-10-29 Herman Ronald Frazier, 400m/4x400m runner (Olympic-gold-1976), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1954-11-01 Ruben Guerrero, Mexico, relay swimmer (Olympic-1968)
  • 1954-11-11 Gail Marquis, WBL forward (NY Stars, Olympic-silver-1976)
  • 1954-12-16 Joslyn Y Hoyte-Smith, Barbados, 4X400m hurdler (Olympic-bronze-1980)
  • 1954-12-26 Ullrich Diessner, German DR, 4 man cox (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1954-12-26 Walter Diessner, German DR, 4 man cox (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1954-12-29 Glenn Myernick, US soccer coach (Olympics-gold-96), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1955-01-18 Mable Fergerson, 4x400m runner (Olympic-silver-1972), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-01-24 James Montgomery, US 100m swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1976)
  • 1955-01-29 John Tate, US, heavyweight boxer (Olympic-bronze-1968)
  • 1955-02-12 Daniele Masala, Italy, pentathelete (Olympics-1976)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport