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Birthdays in Sport in 1993

  • Jan 21 Sei Young Kim, South Korean golfer (LPGA 72-hole scoring record 257), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Jan 29 Michelle Larcher De Brito, Portuguese tennis player, born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Feb 27 Jessica Korda, American golfer (5 LPGA Tour titles), born in Bradenton, Florida
  • Mar 1 Michael Conforto, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 2017; New York Mets), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Mar 6 Ning Zetao, Chinese swimmer (2015 World Championships, 2014 Asian Games), born in Zhengzhou, China
  • Mar 11 Anthony Davis, American basketball center (2012 NBA Draft: #1 pick New Orleans Pelicans), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 14 Anthony Bennett, Canadian basketball power forward (2013 NBA Draft: #1 pick Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Mar 15 Paul Pogba, French football player (Manchester United, French national team), born in Lagny-sur-Marne, France
  • Mar 20 Sloane Stephens, American tennis player (US Open 2017), born in Plantation, Florida
  • Mar 30 Lee Mi-hyang, South Korean golfer (ANA Inspiration 2019 runner-up), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Apr 2 Keshorn Walcott ORTT, Trinidadian athlete (Olympic gold javelin 2012, bronze 2016), born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Apr 16 Mirai Nagasu, American figure skater, born in Montebello, California
  • Apr 29 Justin Thomas, American golfer (PGA C'ship 2017), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • May 20 Caroline Zhang, American figure skater
  • Jun 10 Scott McLaughlin, New Zealand professional racing driver, born in Hamilton, New Zealand

Person of interestJordan Spieth

Jul 27 Jordan Spieth, American golfer (US Masters, US Open 2015; British Open 2017), born in Dallas, Texas

Professional Golfer Jordan Spieth
Professional Golfer
Jordan Spieth
  • Jul 29 Rayne Dakota "Dak" Prescott, American NFL quarterback (Dallas Cowboys), born in Sulphur, Louisiana
  • Sep 3 Dominic Thiem, Austrian tennis player (runner-up French Open 2018, ATP Finals 2019), born in Wiener Neustadt, Austria
  • Sep 10 Sam Kerr, Australian football player (Chicago Red Stars), born in East Fremantle, Australia
  • Sep 21 Park Sung-hyun, South Korean golfer, (US Open 2017; Women's PGA C'ship 2018), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Oct 8 Garbiñe Muguruza, Spanish tennis player (French Open 2016, Wimbledon 2017), born in Caracas, Venezuela
  • Oct 16 Caroline Garcia, French tennis player (French Open doubles 2016), born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
  • Oct 25 Xander Schauffele, American golfer (British Open 2018, US Masters 2019 runner-up), born in San Diego, California
  • Oct 30 Marcus Mariota, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2014, U of Oregon; NFL: Tennessee Titans), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Dec 2 Kostas Stafylidis, Greek soccer left back (30 caps; 1899 Hoffenheim), born in Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece

Person of interestGabriel Medina

Dec 22 Gabriel Medina, Brazilian professional surfer (World Champion 2014), born in São Sebastião, São Paulo

  • Dec 31 Ryan Blaney, American auto racer (Daytona 500 2020 runner-up), born in Hartford Township, Trumbull County, Ohio

About 1993

How Old? 26 or 27 years old
Generation: Millennial

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey (Jan 1 - Jan 22), Rooster (Jan 23 - Dec 31)