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Birthdays in Sport in April 1986

  • Apr 1 Ireen Wüst, Dutch speed skater (Olympic gold 3,000m 2006, 14; 1500m 2010, 14; team 2014; World All-round C'ship gold x 7), born in Goirle, Netherlands
  • Apr 2 Ibrahim Afellay, Dutch soccer midfielder (53 caps; PSV Eindhoven), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Apr 2 Andris Biedriņš, Latvian basketball center (Golden State Warriors 2004-13; 510 games), born in Riga, Latvia
  • Apr 3 Sergio Sánchez Ortega, Spanish footballer (Espanyol), born in Mataró, Spain
  • Apr 4 Aiden McGeady, Republic of Ireland national team footballer, born in Rutherglen, Scotland
  • Apr 4 Cameron Barker, Canadian professional ice hockey player, born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Apr 8 Igor Akinfeev, Russian footballer ( CSKA Moscow.), born in Vidnoye, Russian SFSR
  • Apr 8 Félix Hernández, Venezuelan MLB baseball player (Seattle Mariners), born in Valencia
  • Apr 10 Olivia Borlée, Belgian 200m sprinter, born in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, Belgium
  • Apr 10 Vincent Kompany, Belgian footballer (Manchester City, Belgium National Team), born in Uccle, Brussels, Belgium
  • Apr 12 Blerim Džemaili, Swiss footballer (Switzerland national team), born in Tetovo, Macedonia
  • Apr 14 Matt Derbyshire, English footballer, born in Great Harwood, United Kingdom
  • Apr 15 Quincy Owusu-Abeyie, Dutch footballer
  • Apr 16 Paul di Resta, British racing driver, born in Uphall, United Kingdom
  • Apr 18 Maurice Edu, American soccer player, born in Fontana, California
  • Apr 18 Billy Butler, American baseball player (Kansas City Royals), born in Orange Park, Florida
  • Apr 19 Candace Parker, American basketball player (Los Angeles Sparks), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Apr 21 Audra Cohen, American tennis player, born in California
  • Apr 21 Alexander Edler, Swedish NHL hockey defenseman (Vancouver Canucks), born in Östersund, Sweden
  • Apr 22 Dusan Sakota, Serbian-Greek basketball player
  • Apr 22 Marshawn Lynch, American Football player
  • Apr 23 Sven Kramer, Dutch speed skater, born in Heerenveen, Netherlands
  • Apr 28 Ryan Saunders, American basketball head coach (Minnesota Timberwolves 2019), born in Medina, Minnesota

About April 1986

How Old? 34 or 35 years old
Generation: Millennial
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Signs: Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19), Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20)