On This Day

Sports Stars Born 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 10 Faith Kipyegon, Kenyan athlete (Olympic gold women's 1,500m 2016, 20; World C'ship gold 2017), born in Bomet, Kenya
  • Jan 21 Laura Robson, British tennis player (Olympics mixed doubles silver 2012), born in 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 26 Ahmet Çalık, Turkish soccer centre-back (8 caps; Gençlerbirliği, Galatasaray, Konyaspor), born in Ankara, Turkey (d. 2022)
  • 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 7 Chase Kalisz, American swimmer (Olympic gold men's 400m individual medley 2020; silver 2016), born in Bel Air, Maryland
  • Mar 16 Joel Embiid, Cameroonian basketball player (Philadelphia 76ers), born in Yaoundé, Cameroon
  • Mar 17 DeForest Buckner, American NFL player, born in Waianae, Hawaii
  • Mar 30 Alex Bregman, American MLB player (Houston Astros), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • May 21 Tom Daley, English diver (2021 Olympic Gold), born in Plymouth, England
  • May 24 Emma McKeon, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 50/100m freestyle, 4x100 medley relay 2020; 4x100m free relay 2016, 20), born in Wollongong, Australia
  • May 25 Alexandra Rose "Aly" Raisman, American gymnast (two-time Olympic medalist, Fierce Five, Final Five), born in Needham, Massachusetts
  • Jun 11 Jessica Fox, Australian canoeist (Olympic gold inaugural C-1 slalom 2020; 10 x World C'ship gold), born in Marseille, France
  • Jun 22 Marnus Labuschagne, Australian cricket batsman (HS 215; Queensland CA, Brisbane Heat, Glamorgan CCC), born in Klerksdorp, South Africa
  • Jun 29 Leandro Paredes, Argentine footballer ( Paris Saint-Germain), born in San Justo, Argentina
  • Jul 2 Fallon Sherrock, English professional darts player (1st woman to reach last 16 in a major tournament), born in Milton Keynes, England
  • Jul 5 Shohei Ohtani, Japanese MLB pitcher (Los Angeles Angels), born Ōshū, Japan
  • Aug 10 Chun In-gee, South Korean golfer (US Open 2015, Evian C'ship 2016; Women's PGA C'ship 2022), born in Gunsan, South Korea

Breanna Stewart

Aug 27 Breanna Stewart, American basketball power forward (NCAA C'ship 2013-16 UConn; WNBA C'ship 2018, 20 Seattle Storm; EuroLeague C'ship 2021 UMMC Ekaterinburg), born in Syracuse, New York

  • Aug 28 Ons Jabeur, Tunisian tennis player (World #2 2022; Wimbledon women's singles 2022 runner-up), born in Ksar Hellal, Tunisia
  • Sep 1 Matt Fitzpatrick, English golfer (US Open 2022; U.S. Amateur 2013; British Masters 2015), born in Sheffield, England
  • Sep 8 Bruno Fernandes, Portuguese football player (Manchester United, Portugal), born in Maia, Portugal
  • Sep 12 Elina Svitolina, Ukrainian tennis player (WTA Finals champion 2018), born in Odessa, Ukraine
  • Sep 15 Wout van Aert, Belgium cyclist, born in Herentals, Flanders
  • Sep 26 Marcell Jacobs, Italian track athlete (Olympic gold - men's 100m 2020; first Italian to win the event), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Nov 1 James Ward-Prowse, English soccer midfielder (9 caps; Southampton), born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
  • Nov 10 Jon Rahm, Spanish golfer (US Open 2021; Ryder Cup 2018), born in Barrika, Spain
  • Nov 12 Guillaume Cizeron, French ice dancer (Olympic gold [Gabriella Papadakis] 2022; World C'ship gold 2015–16, 18–19, 22), born in Montbrison, Loire, France
  • Nov 30 Nyjah Huston, American skateboarder, born in Davis, California
  • Dec 6 Giannis Antetokounmpo, Greek NBA player (Milwaukee Bucks), born in Athens, Greece
  • Dec 7 Yuzuru Hanyu, Japanese figure skater (Olympic gold men's singles 2014, 18; World C'ship gold 2014, 17), born in Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
  • Dec 8 Raheem Sterling, British-Jamaican football player (Manchester City, English national team), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Dec 19 Manny Franco, Puerto Rican jockey (Belmont Stakes 2020; Tiz the Law), born in Carolina, Puerto Rico
  • Dec 28 Adam Peaty, English swimmer (Olympic gold 100m breaststroke 2016, 21; World C'ship gold x 8), born in Uttoxeter, England
  • Dec 28 Jonna Sundling, Swedish cross-country skier (Olympic gold women's individual sprint 2022; World C'ship gold individual/team sprint 2021), born in Umeå, Sweden

About 1994

How Old? 27 or 28 years old
Generation: Millennial

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