Olympic Sports (Part 9)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 2,517

  • 1955-03-21 Barbel Wockel-Eckert, German DR, sprinter (Olympic-4 gold-1976, 80)
  • 1955-04-15 Enith Salle Brigitha, Neth, 100m/200m swimmer (Olympic-bronze-1976)
  • 1955-04-25 Joanne Abbott, sailor (Olympics-96), born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • 1955-05-10 Bruce Hartzler, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1955-05-16 Olga Korbut, Grodno Belorussia, gymnist (Olympic-2 golds-1972)
  • 1955-06-01 Lorraine Moller, Boulder Colo, NZ athelete (Olympics-96)
  • 1955-06-28 Nikolai Simyatov, USSR, nordic skier (Olympic-3 golds-1976)
  • 1955-07-10 Pamela Theresa Jiles, NO LA, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-silver-1976)
  • 1955-07-11 Sergey Babinov, USSR, ice hockey star (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1955-07-24 Lubov Odinokova, USSR, team handball (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1955-08-15 Kenneth Carr, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1976), born in Clearwater, Florida
  • 1955-08-20 Ned Overend, Taipei Taiwan, cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • 1955-08-27 Roderick Hopkins Davis, yachting Star class (Olympics-96), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1955-09-06 Anne Henning, US, 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1955-09-10 Charlotte Lewis, basketball player (Olympic-silver-1976), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1955-10-05 Adair Ferguson, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • 1955-10-09 Steve Ovett, England, runner (Olympics-800m gold, 1500m bronze-1980)
  • 1955-12-01 Uwe Benter, German FR, coxsman (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1956-01-07 Rosalyn Bryant, 4x400m runner (Olympic-silver-1976), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956-01-15 Vera Sosulya, USSR, toboggan (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1956-01-20 John Phillips Naber, Evanston Ill, swimmer (Olympic-4 gold/silver-76)
  • 1956-02-09 Philip Jackson Ford Jr, NC, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1956-02-14 Howard Edward Davis Jr., boxer (Olympic-silver-1976), born in Glen Cove, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1956-03-01 Mark Todd, UK, NZ equestrian 3 day event (Olympics-96)
  • 1956-03-03 Jim Barton, American sailor (1996 Olympics bronze in Soling class), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1956-03-18 Ingamar Stenmark, Sweden, slalom (Olympic-2 gold-1980)
  • 1956-03-21 Ingrid Kristiansen, Norway, marathoner (Olympic-4th-1984, Bost-86, 89)
  • 1956-03-25 Sonia M Lannaman, England, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-bronze-1980)
  • 1956-03-26 Tatyana Kochergina, USSR, team handball (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
  • 1956-03-28 Evelin Jahl, German DR, discus thrower (Olympic-2 gold-1976)
  • 1956-03-29 Kurt Thomas, US, gymnist (Olympics), actor (Gymkata)
  • 1956-04-13 Michael Nikolay, German DR, gymnist (Olympics)
  • 1956-04-21 Rick DeMont, US, 400m swimmer, drug disqualification (1972 Olympics)
  • 1956-04-27 Dennie Shupryt-Knoop, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956-05-04 Ulrike Meyfarth, Frankfurt West Germany, high jumper (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1956-05-17 Sugar Ray [Charles] Leonard, Rocky Mount North Carolina, boxer (Olympics-gold-76)
  • 1956-06-03 Suren Nalbandyan, USSR, lightweight (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1956-06-04 John Treacy, marathonr (Olympics-silver-1984)
  • 1956-06-07 Robert Dover, equestrian dressage (Olympics-bronze-96)
  • 1956-06-21 Mikhail Burtsev, USSR, sabres (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1956-07-02 Leslie Reid, equestrian dressage (Olympics-96), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1956-07-08 Millard Frank Hampton, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1976), born in Fresno, California
  • 1956-07-15 Kathy Kreiner, Canada, giant slalom (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1956-07-22 Michael Spinks, US, middleweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1956-07-26 Dorothy Hamill, Riverside Ct, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1956-08-19 Cindy Nelson, US, skier (Olympic-bronze-1976)
  • 1956-08-24 Gerry Cooney, heavyweight boxer (US Olympics team 1980)
  • 1956-08-28 Beverley Goddard-Callender, Barbados, 4x100m (Olympic-bronze-1980, 84)
  • 1956-09-03 Hans-Georg Beyer, German DR, team handball player (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1956-09-04 Shane Gould, freestyle swimmer (Olympics-3 Gold-1972)
  • 1956-09-16 Anatoly Beloglazov, USSR, 52 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1956-09-16 Sergei Beloglazov, USSR, 57 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1956-09-24 Ilona Briesenick-Slupianek, German DR, shot-putter (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1956-09-29 Sebastian Coe, British 1500m runner (Olympic-gold-1980, 84), born in London, England
  • 1956-10-01 Leslie Burr-Howard, equestrian show jumper (Olympics-silver-96)
  • 1956-10-10 Melissa Belote, 100m/200m swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-1972)
  • 1956-10-30 Leslie Webb, equestrian dressage (Olympics-96)
  • 1956-11-23 Shane Gould, Brisbane Queensland, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1972)
  • 1956-11-25 Liana Vicens, Puerto Rico, 100m breaststroke (Olympics 1968)
  • 1956-12-04 Blagoi Blagoyev, Bulgaria, 82.5 kg weightlifer (Olympics-silver-1976)
  • 1956-12-13 Phillip Gregory Hubbard, basketball (Olympic-gold-1976), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1956-12-14 Hanni Wenzel, Liechtenstein, Slalom (Olympic-2 gold-1980)
  • 1956-12-21 Kevin Burnham, Hollis NY, 470 sailor (Olympics-8th-1992, 96)
  • 1957-01-13 Christina Seufert, Sacraento California, diver (Olympic-bronze-1984)
  • 1957-01-17 Donna Stone, NJ, fencer-epee (Olympics-96)
  • 1957-01-31 Shirley F Babashoff, California, swimmer (Olympics-6 silver/2 gold-72, 76)
  • 1957-02-26 Keena Rothhammer, US, 800 m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1957-03-09 Jon Engen, US biathelete (Olympics-1994), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1957-03-10 Adolfo Horta, Camaguey Cuba, HW boxer (Olympic-silver-1980)
  • 1957-03-23 Sheila Rena Ingram, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-silver-1976), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1957-03-28 Harvey Glance, Pheonix City Ala, 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1957-04-23 Kathleen Lynch, Motueka NZ, cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • 1957-05-08 Deana Deardruff, US, 4 X 100m swimmer (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1957-05-21 Sue Woodstra, Colton Ca, volleyball player (Olympic-silver-1984)
  • 1957-05-27 Bruce Furniss, US swimmer (Olympics-2 gold-1976)
  • 1957-06-19 David Gleeson, Norfolk England, US, rower (Olympics-1996)
  • 1957-07-06 Mario Martinez, US Olympic weightlifter (Olympic-4th-1988), born in Salinas, California
  • 1957-07-25 Bogdan Musiol, German DR, bobsled (Olympic-bronze-1980)
  • 1957-07-29 Nellie Kim, Shurab, Tajik SSR, Soviet gymnast (Olympic-3 golds-1976)
  • 1957-07-31 Irina Nazariva, USSR, 4 X 400m relay (Olympic-gold-1980)
  • 1957-08-02 Stephen Kelly Petterson, Smallbore rifle (Olympics-96), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1957-08-07 Alexander Dityatin, Leningrad, Russia, Soviet gymnast (3-time Olympic Champion)
  • 1957-08-17 Robin Cousins, English figure skater (Olympic-gold-1980), born in Bristol
  • 1957-08-20 Mike Dodd, Manhattan Beach CA beach volleyballer (Olympics-silver-96)
  • 1957-09-16 Keith Connor, Anguilla, British triple jumper (Olympic-bronze-1984)
  • 1957-09-20 Vladmir Tkachenko, USSR, basketball (Olympic-bronze-1980)
  • 1957-09-21 Lynette Love, US tai kwan do champ 1987/(Olympics 1988)
  • 1957-09-22 Mark Johnson, NHL forward (Olympic-gold-1980, Pitts, NJ), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1957-09-27 Richard Vagg, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics-1996)
  • 1957-10-07 Jayne Torvill, English ice dancer (Torvill & Dean, Olympic gold 84), born in Nottingham
  • 1957-10-08 Doug Cox, Guelph Ontario, 90 kg Greco Roman wrestler (Olympics-96)
  • 1957-11-02 Rita Crockett, volleyball player (Olympic-silver-1984), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1957-11-07 Kathy McMillan, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1976)
  • 1957-11-19 George Leary, Newmarket Ontario, trap shooter (Olympics-16-92, 96)
  • 1957-12-05 Charlene Morett, field hockey left wing (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Darby, Pennsylvania
  • 1958-02-06 Mark Hamilton, sprint kayak Olympics-96), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1958-02-06 Simon Baker, Australian speed walker, (Olympics-84, 88, 96)
  • 1958-02-12 Ingrid Klich, Whittier California, rower (Olympics-96)
  • 1958-02-18 Peter Koech, Kiliburani Kenya, 3K steeplechaser (Olympic-silver-1988)
  • 1958-03-03 Bob Bradley, soccer coach (Olympics-gold-96), born in Montclair, New Jersey

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Deaths in Sport