Birthdays in Sport in July 1981

  • Jul 2 Angel Pagán, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • Jul 2 Aaron Voros, Canadian hockey player
  • Jul 4 Francisco Cruceta, Dominican baseball player
  • Jul 5 Jesse Crain, Canadian baseball player
  • Jul 6 Nicole Kantek, NSW Australia, gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 6 Nnamdi Asomugha, American football player
  • Jul 7 MS [Mahendra Singh] Dhoni, Indian cricketer (Indian national team ODI captain 2007-2014, Test captain 2008-14), born in Ranchi, Bihar
  • Jul 8 Anastasia Myskina, Russian tennis player (2004 French Open), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Jul 9 Kimveer Gill, Canadian spree shooter (Dawson College shooting) (d. 2006)
  • Jul 11 Mary Beth Arnold, Reno Nevada, gymnast (World-bronze-95)
  • Jul 11 Andre Johnson, American football player
  • Jul 15 Alecia Ingram, gymnast (alt-Olympics 1996), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Jul 17 Elpida Romantzi, Greek archer
  • Jul 19 Naomi Grabow, lake Arrowhead California, pairs skater (& Benjamin Oberman)
  • Jul 19 Anderson Luiz de Carvalho, Brazilian footballer
  • Jul 19 Jimmy Gobble, American baseball player
  • Jul 19 David Bernard, West Indian cricketer
  • Jul 20 Damien Delaney, Irish footballer
  • Jul 21 Stefan Schumacher, German cyclist
  • Jul 21 Joaquín Sánchez, Spanish footballer
  • Jul 21 Titus Bramble, English footballer
  • Jul 23 Jarkko Nieminen, Finnish tennis player
  • Jul 25 Conor Casey, American soccer player (Colorado Rapids), born in Dover, New Hampshire
  • Jul 25 Jani Rita, Finnish ice hockey player, born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Jul 27 Susan King Borchardt, American basketball player, born in Richfield, Minnesota
  • Jul 27 Collins Obuya, Kenyan cricketer, born in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Jul 28 Michael Carrick, English footballer, born in Wallsend, England
  • Jul 29 Jennie Thompson, gymnast (Jr Natl-champ-93, Olympics 1996), born in Wichita Falls, Texas
  • Jul 29 Fernando Alonso, Spanish Formula 1 Driver (World Championship 2005, 2006), born in Oviedo
  • Jul 29 Andrés Madrid, Argentine footballer
  • Jul 29 Troy Perkins, American soccer player
  • Jul 30 Nicky Hayden, American motorcycle racer (MotoGP Champion 2006), born in Owensboro, Kentucky (d. 2017)
  • Jul 30 Juan Smith, South African rugby player

Person of interestHope Solo

Jul 30 Hope Solo, American soccer player (US women's national team goalkeeper), born in Richland, Washington

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