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Birthdays in Sport in February 1982

  • Feb 1 Shoaib Malik, Pakistani cricket batsman and captain (35 Tests, top score 245; 285 ODIs; 110 T20I), born in Sialkot, Pakistan
  • Feb 1 Gavin Henson, Welsh rugby union utility back (33 caps Wales, 1 British & Irish Lions; Swansea, Ospreys), born in Pencoed, Mid Glamorgan, Wales
  • Feb 2 Sergio Castaño, Spanish footballer
  • Feb 2 Kelly Mazzante, American basketball player
  • Feb 3 Alan Gurr, Australian V8 Supercar driver
  • Feb 4 Tomas Vaitkus, Lithuanian professional road racing cyclist, born in Klaipėda, Lithuania
  • Feb 5 Aidin Nikkhah Bahrami, Iranian basketball player, born in Tehran, Iran (d. 2007)
  • Feb 5 Rodrigo Palacio, Argentine footballer, born in Bahía Blanca, Argentina
  • Feb 5 Tomas Kopecky, Slovak ice hockey player, born in Ilava, Slovakia
  • Feb 5 Kevin Everett, American football player, born in Port Arthur, Texas
  • Feb 5 Mikuru Suzuki, Japanese darts player (BDO Women's World C'ship 2019), born in Kagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • Feb 8 Eric Alexander, American football player
  • Feb 10 Iafeta Paleaaesina, New Zealand rugby league footballer, born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Feb 10 Justin Gatlin, American sprinter (Olympic gold 100m 2004), born in Brooklyn, New York City
  • Feb 11 Neil Robertson, Australian snooker player (2010 world champion), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Feb 12 Onil Joseph, Dominican baseball player, born in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic

  • Feb 12 Louis Tsatoumas, Greek long jumper, born in Messene, Greece
  • Feb 13 Michael Turner, Running Back for the San Diego Chargers, born in Waukegan, Illinois
  • Feb 14 Marián Gáborík, Slovak hockey player, born in Trenčín, Slovakia
  • Feb 17 Adriano, Brazilian footballer
  • Feb 17 Brian Bruney, American baseball player
  • Feb 20 Jason Hirsh, American baseball player
  • Feb 21 Bernhard Auinger, Austrian racing driver, born in Salzburg, Austria
  • Feb 24 Emanuel Villa, Argentine footballer
  • Feb 24 Klára Zakopalová, Czech tennis player
  • Feb 24 Nick Blackburn, American baseball player
  • Feb 25 Chris Baird, Irish footballer
  • Feb 25 Anton Volchenkov, Russian ice hockey player
  • Feb 25 Flavia Pennetta, Italian tennis player (US open 2015), born in Brindisi, Italy
  • Feb 26 Katherine Hull Kirk, Australian golfer (British Open 2010 runner-up; 3 LPGA Tour titles), born in Brisbane, Queensland

Person of interestLi Na

Feb 26 Li Na, Chinese tennis player (French Open 2011, Australian Open 2014), born in Wuhan, China

Tennis Player Li Na
Tennis Player
Li Na

About February 1982

How Old? 38 years old
Generation: Millennial
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)