On This Day

Sports Stars Born in 2000

  • Jan 20 Selemon Barega, Ethiopian athlete (Olympic gold 10,000m 2020), born in Gurage zone, Ethiopia
  • Feb 20 Kristóf Milák, Hungarian swimmer (Olympic gold men's 200m butterfly, silver 100m butterfly 2020; World C'ship gold 200m butterfly 2019 WR 1:50.73), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Feb 26 Maggie Mac Neil, Canadian swimmer (Olympic gold women's 100m butterfly 2020; World C'ship gold 2019), born in Jiujiang, China
  • Mar 25 Sha'Carri Richardson, American sprinter (6th fastest woman ever 2021), born in Dallas, Texas

Chloe Kim

Apr 23 Chloe Kim, American snowboarder (Olympic Gold 2018), born in Torrance, California

  • May 2 Thomas Dean, British swimmer (Olympic gold men's 200m freestyle, 4x200m freestyle relay), born in London, England
  • May 12 Sedona Prince, American basketball player (who highlighted gender inequality in US women's basketball), born in Hemet, California
  • May 31 Gable Steveson, American wrestler (Olympic Gold freestyle 2020), born in Apple Valley, Minnesota
  • Jun 9 Laurie Hernandez, American gymnast (Olympic team gold, individual silver 2016), born in Old Bridge Township, New Jersey
  • Jun 16 Bianca Andreescu, Canadian tennis player (US Open 2019), born in Mississauga, Ontario
  • Jul 6 Zion Williamson, American basketball power forward (2019 NBA Draft: #1 pick New Orleans Pelicans), born in Salisbury, North Carolina
  • Sep 7 Ariarne Titmus, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 200/400m 2021; World C'ship gold 400m, 4x200m 2019), born in Launceston, Australia
  • Dec 1 Truitt Battin, American soccer player, born in Chicago, Illinois

About 2000

How Old? 21 or 22 years old
Generation: Generation Z

Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit (Jan 1 - Feb 4), Dragon (Feb 5 - Dec 31)