On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in 1994

  • Jan 1 He Kexin, Chinese gymnast (Olympic gold uneven bars, team 2008; World C'ship gold uneven bars 2009), born in Beijing, China
  • Jan 4 Derrick Henry, American NFL running back (Heisman Trophy 2015, U of Alabama; Pro Bowl 2019, Tennessee Titans), born in Yulee, Florida
  • Jan 6 Jameis Winston, American NFL quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2013, Florida State; Pro Bowl 2015, Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Bessemer, Alabama
  • Jan 21 Laura Robson, British tennis player (Olympics mixed doubles silver 2012), born Melbourne, Australia
  • Feb 20 Brigid Kosgei, Kenyan athlete (marathon world record 2019; Chicago Marathon 2018-9, London Marathon 2019), born in Kenya
  • Feb 25 Eugenie Bouchard, Canadian tennis player (Wimbledon 2014 runner-up), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Feb 27 Hou Yifan, Chinese chess player, born in Xinghua, China
  • Mar 1 Tyreek Hill, American NFL wide receiver (Super Bowl 2020; Pro Bowl 2016–19; KC Chiefs), born in Lauderhill, Florida
  • Mar 16 Joel Embiid, Cameroonian basketball player (Philadelphia 76ers), born in Yaoundé, Cameroon
  • May 21 Tom Daley, English diver
  • May 25 Alexandra Rose "Aly" Raisman, American gymnast (two-time Olympic medalist, Fierce Five, Final Five), born in Needham, Massachusetts
  • Aug 10 Chun In-gee, South Korean golfer (US Open 2015, Evian C'ship 2016), born in Gunsan, South Korea
  • Sep 12 Elina Svitolina, Ukrainian tennis player (WTA Finals champion 2018), born in Odessa, Ukraine
  • Nov 1 James Ward-Prowse, English soccer midfielder (2 caps; Southampton), born in Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Nov 30 Nyjah Huston, American skateboarder
  • Dec 8 Raheem Sterling, British-Jamaican football player (Manchester City, English national team), born in Kingston, Jamaica

About 1994

How Old? 25 or 26 years old
Generation: Millennial

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster (Jan 1 - Feb 9), Dog (Feb 10 - Dec 31)