Birthdays in Sport in 1981 (Part 2)

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 416

  • Jun 15 Jeremy Reed, American baseball player
  • Jun 16 Miguel Villalta, Peruvian footballer
  • Jun 16 Benjamin Becker, German tennis player
  • Jun 16 Kevin Bieksa, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jun 17 Kyle Boller, American football quarterback
  • Jun 17 Shane Watson, Australian Test cricket all-rounder (2005-2015), born in Ipswich, Queensland
  • Jun 20 Ardian Gashi, Albanian-Norwegian footballer
  • Jun 21 Yann Danis, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jun 22 Lisa Moro, Victoria Australia, gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 25 Simon Ammann, Swiss ski jumper, born in Grabs, Switzerland
  • Jun 29 Nicolás Vuyovich, Argentine racing driver (d. 2005)
  • Jun 29 Joe Johnson, American basketball player, born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Jun 30 Can Artam, Turkish racing driver
  • Jun 30 Matt Kirk, Canadian football Player
  • Jun 30 Ben Utecht, American football Player
  • 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

Football Star Hope Solo
Football Star
Hope Solo
  • Aug 1 Stephen Hunt, Irish footballer, born in Port Laoise, Ireland
  • Aug 4 Frédérick Bousquet, French swimmer

  • Aug 4 Ben Scott, English cricketer
  • Aug 5 Carl Crawford, American baseball player
  • Aug 5 Alester Maregwede, Zimbabwean cricketer

Person of interestRoger Federer

Aug 8 Roger Federer, Swiss tennis player (20 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Bottmingen, Switzerland

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
  • Aug 9 Li Jiawei, Singaporean Olympic table tennis player
  • Aug 10 Taufik Hidayat, Indonesian Badminton Player
  • Aug 12 Tony Capaldi, Northern Ireland footballer
  • Aug 12 Djibril Cissé, French footballer
  • Aug 14 Matthew Etherington, English footballer
  • Aug 14 Julius Jones, American football player
  • Aug 15 Brendan Hansen, American swimmer
  • Aug 15 Oliver Perez, American baseball player
  • Aug 16 Roque Santa Cruz, Paraguayan footballer, born in Asunción, Paraguay
  • Aug 18 César Delgado, Argentine footballer, born in Rosario, Argentina
  • Aug 18 Dimitris Salpingidis, Greek footballer, born in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Aug 20 Lauri Illy, Virginia Beach Va, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 20 Bernard Mendy, French footballer
  • Aug 21 Andreas Glyniadakis, Greek basketball player, born in Chania, Greece
  • Aug 21 Jarrod Lyle, Australian professional golfer, born in Shepparton, Australia
  • Aug 22 Alex Holmes, American football player, born in San Diego, California
  • Aug 23 Stephan Loboué, Ivorian footballer, born in Pforzheim, Germany
  • Aug 23 Carlos Cuéllar, Spanish footballer, born in Madrid, Spain
  • Aug 26 Jesse Martin, Australian yachtsman
  • Aug 26 Tino Best, West Indian cricketer
  • Aug 28 Daniel Gygax, Swiss footballer, born in Zürich, Switzerland
  • Aug 28 Vaggelis Moras, Greek footballer
  • Aug 28 Agata Wróbel, Polish weightlifter
  • Aug 28 Raphael Matos, Brazilian racing driver
  • Aug 28 Martin Erat, Czech hockey player
  • Aug 29 Geneviève Jeanson, French Canadian cyclist
  • Aug 31 Dwayne Peel, Welsh rugby union footballer
  • Aug 31 Steve Saviano, American ice hockey player
  • Sep 1 Clinton Portis, American football player
  • Sep 1 Adam Quick, Australian basketball player
  • Sep 2 Katie Teft, gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • Sep 2 Chris Tremlett, English cricketer
  • Sep 4 Richard Garcia, Australian footballer
  • Sep 5 Drew Carter, American football player, born in Solon, Ohio
  • Sep 5 Filippo Volandri, Italian tennis player, born in Livorno, Italy
  • Sep 6 Mark Teahen, American-Canadian baseball player, born in Redlands, California
  • Sep 7 Gökhan Zan, Turkish footballer, born in Antakya, Hatay, Turkey
  • Sep 8 Morten Gamst Pedersen, Norwegian footballer
  • Sep 11 Andrea Dossena, Italian footballer (Piacenza), born in Lodi, Italy
  • Sep 12 Jered Guzman, American pairs skater (& Natalie Vlandis), born in Garden Grove, California
  • Sep 13 Koldo Fernández, Spanish cyclist, born in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Basque Country, Spain
  • Sep 13 Antonio Lopez, Spanish footballer (Atlético Madrid), born in Benidorm, Spain
  • Sep 13 Angel Williams, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Sep 17 Bakari Koné, Ivorian footballer
  • Sep 17 Casey Janssen, American baseball player
  • Sep 17 Francis Manioru, Solomon Islander sprinter
  • Sep 19 Damiano Cunego, Italian cyclist (Nippo–Vini Fantini team), born in Cerro Veronese, Italy
  • Sep 19 Scott Baker, American baseball player, born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Sep 19 Rick DiPietro, American ice hockey player, born in Winthrop, Massachusetts
  • Sep 20 Feliciano López, Spanish tennis player
  • Sep 20 Jordan Tata, American baseball player
  • Sep 23 Robert Doornbos, Dutch race car driver
  • Sep 24 Drew Gooden, National Basketball Association player
  • Sep 24 Ryan Briscoe, Australian racing driver
  • Sep 25 Rocco Baldelli, American baseball player
  • Sep 25 Jason Bergmann, American baseball player

Person of interestSerena Williams

Sep 26 Serena Williams, American tennis star (23 Grand Slam singles), born in Saginaw, Michigan

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams
  • Sep 27 Lakshmipathy Balaji, Indian cricketer
  • Sep 27 Brendon McCullum, New Zealand cricketer
  • Sep 28 José Calderón, Spanish basketball player
  • Sep 28 Jorge Guagua, Ecuadorian footballer
  • Sep 30 Dominique Moceanu, California, gymnast (World-silver-95, Olympic gold 1996)
  • Sep 30 Brandon Watson, American baseball
  • 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
  • Nov 2 Wilson Betemit, Dominican baseball player, born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Nov 3 Sten Pentus, Estonian racing car driver
  • Nov 4 Vince Wilfork, American football player
  • Nov 8 Joe Cole, English footballer
  • Nov 10 Tony Blanco, American baseball player
  • Nov 12 DJ Campbell, English football player
  • Nov 13 Kirsty-Leigh Brown, Australia, gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 13 Mark Cardona, Filipino basketball player
  • Nov 14 Tom Ferrier, British racing driver
  • Nov 15 Natalie Lacuesta, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 15 Lorena Ochoa, Mexican golfer (British Open 2007, ANA Inspiration 2008), born in Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Nov 15 Drew Hodgdon, American football player
  • Nov 16 Osi Umenyiora, English-born NFL football player
  • Nov 20 Jilen Siroky, 200m breaststroke (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 20 Carlos Boozer, American basketball forward (2-time NBA All Star), born in Aschaffenburg, Germany
  • Nov 21 Wesley Britt, American football player
  • Nov 21 Piet Rinke, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • Nov 21 Jonny Magallón, Mexican footballer
  • Nov 22 Seweryn Gancarczyk, Polish footballer
  • Nov 22 Pape Sow, Senegalese basketball player
  • Nov 25 Xabi Alonso, Spanish international footballer
  • Nov 25 Jared Jeffries, American basketball player
  • Nov 26 Stephan Andersen, Danish international footballer
  • Nov 26 Gina Kingsbury, Canadian hockey player
  • Nov 27 Matthew Taylor, English footballer
  • Nov 30 Rich Harden, Canadian baseball player
  • Dec 2 Danijel Pranjić, Croatian football player plays for SC Heerenveen
  • Dec 3 Ioannis Amanatidis, Greek footballer
  • Dec 3 David Villa, Spanish footballer
  • Dec 3 Tyjuan Hagler, American football player
  • Dec 8 Jeremy Accardo, American baseball player
  • Dec 8 Philip Rivers, American football player
  • Dec 9 Mardy Fish, American tennis player
  • Dec 10 Fábio Rochemback, Brazilian footballer
  • Dec 10 Ryan Pini, Papua New Guinea swimmer
  • Dec 11 Javier Saviola, Argentine footballer
  • Dec 12 Pedro Ríos, Spanish footballer
  • Dec 12 Ronnie Brown, American football player
  • Dec 12 Shane Costa, American baseball player
  • Dec 12 Yuvraj Singh, Indian cricketer (Man of the Tournament, ICC World Cup 2011), born in Chandigarh, India
  • Dec 12 Stephen Warnock, English footballer
  • Dec 14 Emilie Heymans, Canadian diver
  • Dec 14 Shaun Marcum, American baseball player
  • Dec 14 Liam Lawrence, English footballer
  • Dec 15 Andy González, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • Dec 15 Roman Pavlyuchenko, Russian football player
  • Dec 15 Thomas Herrion, American football player (d. 2005)