Birthdays in Sport in October 1981

  • Oct 1 Júlio Baptista, Brazilian footballer
  • Oct 1 Arnau Riera, Spanish footballer
  • Oct 1 Johnny Oduya, Swedish ice hockey player
  • Oct 2 Luke Wilkshire, Australian footballer
  • Oct 3 Zlatan Ibrahimović, Swedish footballer (Sweden national team, Milan, Paris St. Germain), born in Malmö, Sweden
  • Oct 3 Andreas Isaksson, Swedish footballer
  • Oct 3 Danny Coid, English Footballer
  • Oct 3 Matt Murton, American baseball player
  • Oct 4 Justin Williams, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Oct 6 Zurab Khizanishvili, Georgian footballer
  • Oct 6 José Luis Perlaza, Ecuadorian footballer
  • Oct 8 Raffi Torres, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Oct 9 Darius Miles, American basketball player
  • Oct 12 Shola Ameobi, English footballer
  • Oct 12 Brian Kerr, Scottish footballer
  • Oct 13 Ryan Ashford, English footballer
  • Oct 14 Boof Bonser, American baseball player
  • Oct 15 Guo Jingjing, Chinese diver
  • Oct 15 Radoslav Židek, Slovak snowboarder
  • Oct 15 Elena Dementieva, Russian tennis player
  • Oct 16 Anthony Reyes, starting pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals
  • Oct 16 Martin Halle, Danish footballer
  • Oct 19 Heikki Kovalainen, Finnish race car driver
  • Oct 20 Dimitrios Papadopoulos, Greek footballer
  • Oct 20 Francisco Javier Rodríguez, Mexican footballer
  • Oct 20 Willis McGahee, American football player
  • Oct 21 Nemanja Vidić, Serbian footballer
  • Oct 22 Olivier Pla, French racing driver
  • Oct 23 Jeroen Bleekemolen, Dutch racing driver
  • Oct 23 Ben Francisco, American baseball player
  • Oct 25 Shaun Wright-Phillips, English footballer
  • Oct 28 Milan Baroš, Czech footballer
  • Oct 28 Solomon Andargachew, Ethiopian footballer
  • Oct 29 Amanda Beard, American swimmer (Olympic gold 100m medley 1996, 200m breaststroke 2004), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Oct 30 Ian Snell, American baseball player