Swimming in History (Part 4)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 372 of 372

  • 1981-05-19 Klaas-Erik Zwering, Dutch swimmer
  • 1981-05-21 Beth Botsford, American swimmer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1981-08-04 Frédérick Bousquet, French swimmer
  • 1981-08-15 Brendan Hansen, American swimmer (Olympic gold, 4x100m medley relay 2004, 08, 12; 6 x World C'ship gold), born in Havertown, Pennsylvania
  • 1981-10-29 Amanda Beard, American swimmer (Olympic gold 100m medley 1996, 200m breaststroke 2004), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1981-12-10 Ryan Pini, Papua New Guinea swimmer
  • 1982-01-07 Hannah Stockbauer, German swimmer, born in Nuremberg, Germany
  • 1982-05-04 Markus Rogan, Austrian swimmer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1982-05-14 Ai Shibata, Japanese swimmer
  • 1982-08-07 Yana Klochkova, Ukrainian swimmer, born in Simferopol, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
  • 1982-08-23 Natalie Coughlin, American swimmer, born in Vallejo, California
  • 1982-08-31 Ian Crocker, American swimmer, born in Portland, Maine
  • 1982-09-22 Kosuke Kitajima, Japanese swimmer (Olympic gold 100/200m breaststroke 2004, 08), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1982-10-13 Ian Thorpe, Australian swimmer (5 Olympic gold medals), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1983-01-31 Tom Vangeneugden, Belgian swimmer, born in Overpelt, Belgium
  • 1983-03-13 Kaitlin Sandeno, American swimmer (Olympic 2004 Gold), born in Mission Viejo, California
  • 1983-05-01 Alain Bernard, French swimmer (Olympic gold 100m freestyle 2008, 4x100 freestyle relay 2012), born in Aubagne, France

Aaron PeirsolAaron Peirsol (39 years old)

1983-07-23 American swimmer (5 Olympic Gold, 2 Silver), born in Irvine, California

  • 1983-09-16 Kirsty Coventry, Zimbabwean Olympic swimmer, born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • 1983-11-16 Britta Steffen, German swimmer (Olympic gold 50/100m 2008), born in Schwedt, Germany
  • 1983-12-13 Otylia Jędrzejczak, Polish swimmer (Olympic gold 2004), born in Ruda Śląska, Śląskie, Poland
  • 1984-01-15 Megan Jendrick, American swimmer, born in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1984-01-26 Luo Xuejuan, Chinese swimmer (Olympic gold women's 100m breaststroke 2004; World C'ship gold x 5), born in Hangzhou, China
  • 1984-02-12 Peter Vanderkaay, US mid-distance swimmer, born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • 1984-02-29 Cullen Jones, American swimmer (Olympic gold 4x100m freestyle 2008; 4x100m medley relay 2012), born in NYC, New York
  • 1984-04-04 Arkady Vyatchanin, Russian-Serbian backstroke swimmer, born in Vorkuta, Russia

Ryan LochteRyan Lochte (38 years old)

1984-08-03 American swimmer (12-time Olympic medalist), born in Rochester, New York

  • 1984-09-21 Benjamin Wildman-Tobriner, American swimmer
  • 1985-02-06 Yang Yu, Chinese swimmer, born in Hangzhou, China
  • 1985-02-16 Zoi Dimoschaki, Greek swimmer

Michael PhelpsMichael Phelps (37 years old)

1985-06-30 American swimmer (record 23 Olympic gold medals), born in Baltimore, Maryland

  • 1985-07-09 Paweł Korzeniowski, Polish swimmer
  • 1985-08-09 Hayley Peirsol, American swimmer, born in Orange County, california
  • 1985-08-30 Eamon Sullivan, Australian swimmer (3 Olympic medals), born in Perth, Australia
  • 1985-08-30 Leisel Jones, Australian swimmer (2 Olympic golds, 1 silver), born in Katherine, Australia
  • 1985-11-28 Caitlin McClatchey, Scottish swimmer
  • 1985-12-02 Amaury Leveaux, French swimmer (Olympic gold 4x100m freestyle relay 2012; WR 100m freestyle short course – 44.94s), born in Belfort, France
  • 1985-12-03 László Cseh, Hungarian swimmer (World C'ship gold 400m medley 2005, 200m butterfly 2015; 7 x Olympic medals), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1986-02-14 Aschwin Wildeboer, Spanish swimmer, born in Sabadell, Spain
  • 1986-10-09 Laure Manaudou, French swimmer, born in Villeurbanne, France
  • 1987-02-16 Theresa Goh, Singaporean Paralympic swimmer (bronze, 2016; world records for 50m and 200m), born in Singapore
  • 1988-06-17 Stephanie Rice, Australian swimmer (3 x Olympic gold 2008), born in Brisbane, Queensland
  • 1988-06-27 Kate Ziegler, American swimmer, born in Fairfax, Virginia
  • 1988-08-05 Federica Pellegrini, Italian swimmer (world record 200 meters, Olympic Gold 2008), born in Mirano, Italy
  • 1988-12-07 Nathan Adrian, American swimmer (Olympic gold 100m freestyle 2012), born in Bremerton, Washington
  • 1989-02-08 Bronte Barratt, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 4x200m freestyle relay 2008 WR; World C'ship gold 4x100m freestyle relay 2015), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • 1989-03-03 Erica Morningstar, Canadian Swimmer, and record holder.
  • 1989-06-03 Katie Hoff, American swimmer, born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1989-07-17 Marko Todorović, Swiss swimmer and water polo player, born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1989-09-27 Park Tae-Hwan, South Korean swimmer
  • 1990-01-10 Tao Li, Singaporean Olympic swimmer, born in Wuhan, China
  • 1990-08-20 Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Dutch-Javanese Surinamese swimmer (Olympic gold 2008, 12), born in Sauwerd, Netherlands
  • 1991-12-01 Sun Yang, Chinese swimmer (Olympic gold 400m, 1,500m 2012, 200m freestyle 2016), born in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
  • 1992-03-23 Ana Marcela Cunha, Brazilian swimmer (Olympic gold 10k open water 2020; 5 x World C'ship gold 2011, 15, 17, 19), born in Salvador, Brazil
  • 1992-06-05 Emily Seebohm, Australian Swimmer, born in Adelaide, Aistralia
  • 1992-07-13 Elise Matthysen, Belgian swimmer
  • 1993-03-06 Ning Zetao, Chinese swimmer (2015 World Championships, 2014 Asian Games), born in Zhengzhou, China
  • 1994-03-07 Chase Kalisz, American swimmer (Olympic gold men's 400m individual medley 2020; silver 2016), born in Bel Air, Maryland
  • 1994-05-24 Emma McKeon, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 50/100m freestyle, 4x100 medley relay 2020; 4x100m free relay 2016, 20), born in Wollongong, Australia

Adam PeatyAdam Peaty (27 years old)

1994-12-28 English swimmer (Olympic gold 100m breaststroke 2016, 21; World C'ship gold x 8), born in Uttoxeter, England

  • 1995-05-10 Missy Franklin, American swimmer (5 Olympic gold 2012, 16; 4 x WRs), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1995-10-18 Yui Ohashi, Japanese swimmer (Olympic gold women's 200/400m IM 2021), born in Hikone, Japan
  • 1996-03-01 Ye Shiwen, Chinese swimmer (Olympic gold 400m [WR 4:28.43] & 200m individual medley 2012; World C'ships gold 200m medley 2011, 19), born in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
  • 1996-08-16 Caeleb Dressel, American swimmer (7 x Olympic gold 2016, 20; 13 x World C'ship gold; WR 100m butterfly 49.45 2020), born in Green Cove Springs, Florida
  • 1996-09-23 Evgeny Rylov, Russian swimmer (Olympic gold 100/200m backstroke 2021; World C'ship gold 200m 2017, 19), born in Novotroitsk, Russia

Katie LedeckyKatie Ledecky (25 years old)

1997-03-17 American swimmer (6 x Olympic gold 2012, 2016, 2021; World C'ships gold x 15; WR 400m, 800m, 1500m), born in Washington, D.C.

  • 1997-07-09 Tatjana Schoenmaker, South African swimmer (Olympic gold 200m breaststroke 2020), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1999-11-06 Robert Finke, American swimmer (Olympic gold men's 800/1,500m 2020), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 2000-02-20 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
  • 2000-02-26 Maggie Mac Neil, Canadian swimmer (Olympic gold women's 100m butterfly 2020; World C'ship gold 2019), born in Jiujiang, China
  • 2000-05-02 Thomas Dean, British swimmer (Olympic gold men's 200m freestyle, 4x200m freestyle relay), born in London, England
  • 2000-09-07 Ariarne Titmus, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 200/400m 2021; World C'ship gold 400m, 4x200m 2019), born in Launceston, Australia

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