Athletics in History (Part 4)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 341 of 341

  • 1979-03-13 Cedric Van Branteghem, Belgian athlete, born in Ghent, Belgium
  • 1979-03-24 Periklis Iakovakis, Greek athlete
  • 1979-04-01 Ruth Beitia, Spanish athlete (Olympic gold women's high jump 2016), born in Santander, Spain
  • 1979-05-28 Joeri Jansen, Belgian athlete
  • 1979-06-15 Yulia Nestsiarenka, Belarusian athlete
  • 1979-08-02 Reuben Kosgei, Kenyan athlete, born in Kapsabet, Kenya
  • 1979-08-14 Paul Burgess, Australian athlete, born in Perth, Australia
  • 1979-08-16 Monder Rizki, Belgian athlete, born in Brussels, Belgium
  • 1979-09-14 Jesse Marunde, American Strongman athlete (d. 2007)
  • 1980-08-22 Nicolas Macrozonaris, French-Canadian track-and-field athlete, born in Laval, Canada
  • 1980-11-22 Yaroslav Rybakov, Russian athlete
  • 1980-12-01 Mubarak Hassan Shami, Qatari athlete (Vienna 2005, Prague 2006, Paris 2007 marathons), born in Baringo, Kenya
  • 1981-02-27 Elodie Ouédraogo, Belgian athlete, born in Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, Belgium
  • 1981-04-29 Émilie Mondor, Canadian athlete (d. 2006)
  • 1982-04-01 Andreas Thorkildsen, Norwegian athlete (Olympic gold men's javelin 2004, 08; World C'ship gold 2009), born in Kristiansand, Norway
  • 1982-05-15 Veronica Campbell-Brown, Jamaican athlete
  • 1982-05-16 Hanna Mariën, Belgian athlete
  • 1982-06-13 Kenenisa Bekele, Ethiopian athlete (Olympic gold 10,000m 2004, 08; 5,000m 2008; World C'ship gold 10,000m 2003, 05, 07, 09; 5,000m 2009; 11 x World Cross Country gold), born in Bekoji, Ethiopia
  • 1982-08-05 LoLo Jones, American track and field athlete and bobsledder,born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1982-08-31 Lien Huyghebaert, Belgian athlete
  • 1982-11-16 Ronald Pognon, French athlete, born in La Lamentin, Martinique
  • 1982-12-08 Dee Dee Trotter, American athlete, born in California, United States
  • 1982-12-09 Nathalie De Vos, Belgian athlete, born in Ghent, Belgium
  • 1983-02-02 Carolina Klüft, Swedish athlete
  • 1983-03-01 Melaine Walker O.D, Jamaican athlete (Olympic gold 400m hurdles 2008; World C'ship gold 2009), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1983-07-13 Liu Xiang, Chinese athlete (Olympic gold 110m hurdles 2004), born in Shanghai, China
  • 1983-07-13 Kristof Beyens, Belgian athlete
  • 1984-03-13 Pieter Custers, Dutch athlete, born in Weert, Netherlands
  • 1984-04-15 Rodney Carney, NBA athlete
  • 1984-06-01 Naidangiin Tüvshinbayar, Mongolian judoka (Olympic gold -100kg 2008; silver 2012; first Mongolian Olympic gold medallist), born in Saikhan sum, Bulgan Province, Mongolia
  • 1985-03-16 Colin O'Brady, American athlete and adventurer, first to cross Antarctica solo unassisted, born in Olympia, Washington
  • 1985-06-01 Tirunesh Dibaba, Ethiopian athlete (5,000m WR 14:11.15 2008; Olympic gold 5000m, 10000m 2008; 10000m 2012), born in Bekoji, Arsi Province, Ethiopia
  • 1985-11-18 Allyson Felix, American athlete (6-time Olympic gold 200m/400m/relays 2008, 12, 16), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1986-01-28 Jessica Ennis, English athlete (Olympic gold heptathlon 2012; World C'ship gold 2009, 11, 15), born in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
  • 1986-11-22 Oscar Pistorius, South African paralympic athlete
  • 1987-02-01 Ronda Rousey, American pro wrestler, actress, author, mixed martial artist and judoka (UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion 6 defences; Olympic bronze 70kg judo 2008; WWE), born in Riverside, California
  • 1988-02-22 Kevin Borlée, Belgian athlete, born in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, Belgium
  • 1991-09-21 Jordan Hasay, American track and field athlete
  • 1992-02-07 Miguel Andres Matienzo Guerra, Mexican athlete
  • 1993-04-02 Keshorn Walcott ORTT, Trinidadian athlete (Olympic gold javelin 2012, bronze 2016), born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  • 1994-02-20 Brigid Kosgei, Kenyan athlete (marathon world record 2019; Chicago Marathon 2018-9, London Marathon 2019), born in Kenya

Weddings in Sport


Divorces in Sport


Deaths in Sport