Running in History (Part 2)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 253

  • 1952-06-28 Pietro Mennea, Italian runner (200m world record), born in Barletta, Apulia, Italy (d. 2013)
  • 1952-07-26 Lyudmila Maslakova, Soviet relay runner (Olympic silver 1980), born in Astrakhan
  • 1952-09-05 Graham Salmon, British blind runner (fastest 100m by a blind man) (d. 1999)
  • 1952-09-29 Monika Zehrt, German DR, 400m runner (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1952-11-21 Eamonn Coghlan, Irish 1500m runner (Olympic 4th 76)
  • 1952-11-23 Francie Larrieu Smith, American 1.5/3/10K track runner (AAU 1 mile-1979)
  • 1953-02-13 Suleiman Nyambui, Tanzanian runner (world record 5k indoor), born in Tanzania
  • 1953-03-26 Tatyana Providokhina, Russian 1K runner (world record)
  • 1953-08-17 Kevin Rowlands, British rock vocalist (Dexy's Midnight Runners-Come on Eileen), born in Wednesfield, England
  • 1953-09-06 Mohamed Kedir, Ethiopian 10k runner (Olympic bronze 1980), born in Ethiopia
  • 1953-09-27 Benjamin Gene Brown, 4X400 runner (Olympic gold 1976), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1953-11-28 Nadezhda Olizarenko, USSR, 800m/1500m runner (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1954-09-20 Silvio Leonard, Cuban 100m runner (Olympic silver 1980), born in Cienfuegos, Cuba
  • 1954-10-29 Herman Ronald Frazier, 400m/4x400m runner (Olympic gold 1976), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1955-01-18 Mable Fergerson, American 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1972), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1956-01-07 Rosalyn Bryant, American 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1976), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956-02-13 Yiannis Kouros, Greek-Australian runner, born in Tripoli, Greece
  • 1956-07-08 Millard Frank Hampton, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1976), born in Fresno, California
  • 1956-07-15 Toshihiko Seko, Japanese runner (world record 25/30 km)
  • 1956-09-29 Sebastian Coe, British 1500m runner (Olympic gold 1980, 84), born in London, England
  • 1956-12-27 Doina Melinte, Romanian running star (world record 1500 m/mile indoor)
  • 1957-03-08 Ruth Wysocki, American 800m/1500m runner, born in Alhambra, California
  • 1957-03-28 Harvey Glance, American athlete, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1976), born in Phenix City, Alabama
  • 1957-06-09 Elly van Holly, running star (3k indoor world record)
  • 1957-12-27 James Sanford, US runner (world record 50m indoor)
  • 1958-02-28 Christine Lathan-Brehmer, German DR, 400m runner (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1958-11-28 Kriss Akabusi, Great Britain, 4X400 runner (Olympic silver 1984)
  • 1959-01-10 Chandra Cheesborough, American 4x100 runner (Olympic gold 1984), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1959-11-02 Saïd Aouita, Moroccan athlete (Olympic gold 5,000m 1984), born in Kenitra, Morocco
  • 1960-01-26 Jeanette Bolden, American 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1984), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-05-10 Merlene Ottey, Jamaican/Italian running star (Olympics)
  • 1960-05-27 Ray Armsetad, 4X400 runner (Olympic gold 1984), born in Kirksville, Missouri
  • 1960-06-19 Johnny Lee Gray, Jr, American 800m runner (Olympic 7th 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-09-20 Alice Regina Brown, American 4X100 runner (Olympic gold 1984, 88), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • 1960-10-14 Steve Cram, English runner (world record mile/2 km)
  • 1961-02-21 Yobes Ondieki, Kenya, 10K runner (world record)
  • 1961-03-31 Ron Brown, American athlete (Olympic gold 4 x 100m 1984), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-06-14 Grace Jackson, Jamaican 200m runner (Olympic silver 1988), born in St. Ann, Jamaica
  • 1961-11-30 Innocent Egbunike, Nigeria, 4x400m runner (Olympic bronze 1984)
  • 1962-01-06 Philip Brown, English 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1984), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1962-04-27 PattiSue Plumer, American 3k runner (Gold-Seattle '90), born in Covina, California
  • 1962-04-29 Robert Druppers, runner (world record 1 km indoor)
  • 1962-08-01 Joetta Clark, American 800m runner (Olympic-1992), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • 1962-08-06 Thomas Jefferson, 200m runner (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1962-08-08 Charmaine Crooks, Canadian 800m runner (Olympics 1984, 88, 92, 96), born in Mandeville, Jamaica
  • 1962-12-27 Timothy Hacker, 10k runner, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1963-03-12 Joaquim Carvalho Cruz, Brazil, 800m runner (Olympic gold 1984)
  • 1963-03-23 Ana Quirot, Cuba, 800m runner (Olympics-bronze/silver-92, 96)
  • 1963-06-20 Kirk Baptiste, 200m runner (Olympic silver 1984), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • 1963-07-20 Paula Ivan, Romanian runner (world record mile), born in Herăști, Romania
  • 1963-08-28 Regina Marie Jacobs, 800m/1500m runner (Olympics 10th 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963-11-25 Steve Ave, St Germain Enlay France, US 1500m runner
  • 1964-01-15 Paula Schnurr, Canadian 1.5k runner (Olympics-8-92, 96), born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario
  • 1964-02-10 Sam Graddy, US 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1984), born in Gaffney, South Carolina
  • 1964-05-24 Elizabeth McColgan, British running star (world record 5 km indoor), born in Dundee, Scotland
  • 1964-06-08 Butch [Harry Lee] Reynolds Jr, 4X400m runner, born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1964-06-08 Nelli [Antoinette HC] Fiere-Cooman, Neth, runner (WR 60 m in 7.00)
  • 1964-06-11 Kim Gallagher, 800m runner (Olympic silver 1984), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1964-06-26 Alison Wyeth, Isle 1.5k/5k runner, born in West Middlesex, England
  • 1964-07-11 Earl Jones, Inkster Mich, 800m runner (Olympic bronze 1984)
  • 1964-08-08 Harry Lee "Butch" Reynolds, American 400m runner (world record)
  • 1964-09-23 Diane Dixon, American 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1988), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1964-10-02 Sheila Echols, American track athlete (Olympic gold 4 x 100m 1988), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1964-11-09 Leah Pells, Canadian 1.5k runner (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1965-01-01 Andrew Valmon, American athlete (Olympic gold 4x400m relay 1988, 92; World C'ship gold 1993), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1965-05-20 Bruno Marie-Rose, French runner (world record 200 m indoor)
  • 1965-05-31 Annette Renee Peters, [nee Hand], Reno Nevada, 1500/3000 runner
  • 1965-10-15 Daniel Held, American 10k runner, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1965-11-17 Winthrop Graham, Jamaica, 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1988)
  • 1966-10-10 Elana Meyer, South African runner (Olympic silver 1992), born in South Africa
  • 1966-11-01 Danny Everett, American athlete (Olympic gold 4x400m relay 1988), born in Van Alstyne, Texas
  • 1967-01-24 Shannon Butler, American 10k runner, born in South Lake Tahoe, California
  • 1967-01-29 Khalid Skah, Moroccan 5k/10k runner, born in Midelt, Morocco
  • 1967-05-14 Natasha Elaine Kaiser-Brown, 400m runner, born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1967-05-24 Margaret Crowley, Australian 800m/1500m runner (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-06-05 Joe Deloach, American 200m runner (Olympic gold 1988)
  • 1967-08-15 Moulay Brahim Boutaib, Morocco, 10k runner (Olympic gold 1988)
  • 1967-09-13 Michael Johnson, American 200m/400m runner (Olympic-2 gold-96), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1967-12-16 Donovan Bailey, Manchester Jamaica, Canada 100m runner (Olympic 2 gold-96)
  • 1967-12-25 Kathleen Franey, American 1.5km runner, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-06-18 John Lumkes, 3k steeplechase runner, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1968-08-04 Darcy Arreola, 1.5k runner, born in La Mesa, California
  • 1968-08-06 Celena Mondie-Milner, Milledgeville Ga, 100m/200m runner
  • 1968-08-08 Suzy Hamilton, US olympic 1500m runner
  • 1968-08-22 Paul Ereng, Kenyan athlete, 800m runner (Olympic gold 1988), born in Kitale, Kenya
  • 1968-09-09 Jon Drummond, American 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-10-15 Meredith Rainey, American 800m runner, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-11-12 Irina Privalova, Russian runner (indoor world record 50/60m)
  • 1968-11-22 Irina Privalova, Russian 100m/200m/400m runner
  • 1968-12-11 Mark Dailey, American 1.5k runner, born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • 1969-01-13 Andre Cason, US runner (world record 50 indoor), born in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • 1969-01-20 Andre Cason, American sprinter, born in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • 1969-02-28 Tor Øivind Ødegaard, Norwegian track runner
  • 1969-05-11 Amy Legacki, Terrytown NY, 10k runner
  • 1969-05-16 Steven Earl Lewis, 4X100/400m runner (Olympic gold 1988), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1969-06-24 Sean Maye, 400m/800m runner
  • 1969-06-24 Todd Lewis, 10k runner, born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1969-07-23 Fernanda Ribeiro, Portuguese 10k runner (Olympic gold 1996), born in Penafiel, Portugal
  • 1969-11-20 Silvia Sommaggio, Italian 5k runner
  • 1969-11-28 Sonia O'Sullivan, Irish 5k runner (Olympic 4th 1992, 96)

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