Olympic Sports (Part 10)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 901 - 1,000 of 3,008

  • 1954-11-01 Ruben Guerrero, Mexican relay swimmer (Olympic-1968)
  • 1954-11-11 Gail Marquis, WBL forward (NY Stars, Olympic silver 1976)
  • 1954-12-16 Joslyn Y Hoyte-Smith, Barbados, 4X400m hurdler (Olympic bronze 1980)
  • 1954-12-26 Ullrich Diessner, German DR, 4 man cox (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1954-12-26 Walter Diessner, German DR, 4 man cox (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1954-12-29 Glenn Myernick, US soccer coach (Olympic gold 1996), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1955-01-18 Mable Fergerson, 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1972), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-01-24 James Montgomery, US 100m swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1976)
  • 1955-01-29 John Tate, American heavyweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1968)
  • 1955-02-10 Lusia Mae Harris, Minter City Miss, basketball player (Olympic silver 1976)
  • 1955-02-12 Daniele Masala, Italian pentathelete (Olympics 1976), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1955-02-28 Adrian Dantley, NBA forward (Olympic gold 1976, Utah Jazz), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1955-03-13 Olga Rukavishnikova, Soviet pentathlete (Olympic silver 1980), born in Severodvinsk, Arkhangelsk
  • 1955-03-21 Barbel Wockel-Eckert, German DR, sprinter (Olympic-4 gold-1976, 80)
  • 1955-04-15 Enith Salle Brigitha, Neth, 100m/200m swimmer (Olympic bronze 1976)
  • 1955-04-25 Joanne Abbott, sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • 1955-05-10 Bruce Hartzler, American canoeist (alt-Olympics 1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1955-05-16 Olga Korbut, Grodno Belorussia, gymnast (Olympic-2 golds-1972)
  • 1955-06-01 Lorraine Moller, NZ athelete (Olympics 1996), born in Boulder, Colorado
  • 1955-06-28 Nikolai Simyatov, USSR, nordic skier (Olympic-3 golds-1976)
  • 1955-07-10 Pamela Theresa Jiles, NO LA, 4X400m relayer (Olympic silver 1976)
  • 1955-07-11 Sergey Babinov, USSR, ice hockey star (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1955-07-24 Lubov Odinokova, USSR, team handball (Olympic gold 1976, 80)
  • 1955-08-10 Marja-Liisa Hamalainen, Finnish cross country skier (Olympic gold 1984)
  • 1955-08-15 Kenneth Carr, basketball player (Olympic gold 1976), born in Clearwater, Florida
  • 1955-08-20 Ned Overend, Taipei Taiwan, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • 1955-08-27 Roderick Hopkins Davis, yachting Star class (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1955-08-31 Edwin Corley Moses, Dayton, 400m hurdler (Olympic 2 gold/br-76, 84, 88)
  • 1955-09-06 Anne Henning, American 500m speed skater (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1955-09-10 Charlotte Lewis, basketball player (Olympic silver 1976), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1955-10-05 Adair Ferguson, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1955-10-09 Steve Ovett, England, runner (Olympics-800m gold, 1500m bronze-1980)
  • 1955-12-01 Uwe Benter, German FR, coxsman (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1956-01-07 Rosalyn Bryant, 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1976), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956-01-15 Vera Sosulya, USSR, toboggan (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1956-01-20 John McNally, Naha Okinawa, US rapid fire pistol (Olympics 1984, 88, 92, 96)
  • 1956-01-20 John Phillips Naber, swimmer (Olympic-4 gold/silver-76), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • 1956-02-09 Philip Jackson Ford Jr, NC, basketball player (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1956-02-14 Howard Edward Davis Jr., boxer (Olympic silver 1976), born in Glen Cove, New York (d. 2015)
  • 1956-03-01 Mark Todd, UK, NZ equestrian 3 day event (Olympics 1996)
  • 1956-03-03 Jim Barton, American sailor (1996 Olympic bronze in Soling class), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1956-03-14 Tessa Sanderson, British javelin thrower (Olympic gold 1984), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1956-03-18 Ingamar Stenmark, Swedish slalom (Olympic-2 gold-1980)
  • 1956-03-21 Ingrid Kristiansen, Norwegian marathoner (Olympic-4th-1984, Bost-86, 89)
  • 1956-03-25 Sonia M Lannaman, England, 4X100m relayer (Olympic bronze 1980)
  • 1956-03-26 Tatyana Kochergina, USSR, team handball (Olympic gold 1976, 80)
  • 1956-03-27 Thomas Wassberg, Swedish 15K/50K cross country skier (Olympic gold 1980), born in Lennartsfors, Värmland, Sweden
  • 1956-03-28 Evelin Jahl, German discus thrower (Olympic-2 gold-1976), born in Annaberg-Buchholz, Germany
  • 1956-03-29 Kurt Thomas, American gymnast (Olympics), actor (Gymkata), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1956-04-13 Michael Nikolay, German DR, gymnast (Olympics)
  • 1956-04-21 Rick DeMont, American 400m swimmer, drug disqualification (1972 Olympics)
  • 1956-04-27 Dennie Shupryt-Knoop, American beach volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956-05-03 Gillian Rolton, Australian equestrian (Summer Olympics 1992, 1996- gold), born in Adelaide, South Australia (d. 2017)
  • 1956-05-04 Ulrike Meyfarth, German high jumper (Olympic gold 1972), born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • 1956-05-17 Sugar Ray [Charles] Leonard, Rocky Mount North Carolina, boxer (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1956-06-03 Suren Nalbandyan, USSR, lightweight (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1956-06-04 John Treacy, marathonr (Olympic silver 1984)
  • 1956-06-07 Robert Dover, American equestrian dressage (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956-06-21 Mikhail Burtsev, USSR, sabres (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1956-07-02 Leslie Reid, equestrian dressage (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1956-07-08 Millard Frank Hampton, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1976), born in Fresno, California
  • 1956-07-15 Kathy Kreiner, Canadian giant slalom (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1956-07-22 Michael Spinks, American middleweight boxer (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1956-07-26 Dorothy Hamill, Riverside Ct, figure skater (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1956-08-19 Cindy Nelson, American skier (Olympic bronze 1976)
  • 1956-08-24 Gerry Cooney, heavyweight boxer (US Olympics team 1980)
  • 1956-08-28 Beverley Goddard-Callender, Barbados, 4x100m (Olympic bronze 1980, 84)
  • 1956-09-03 Hans-Georg Beyer, German DR, team handball player (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1956-09-04 Shane Gould, freestyle swimmer (Olympics 3 Gold-1972)
  • 1956-09-16 Anatoly Beloglazov, USSR, 52 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1956-09-16 Sergei Beloglazov, USSR, 57 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1956-09-24 Ilona Briesenick-Slupianek, German DR, shot-putter (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1956-09-29 Sebastian Coe, British 1500m runner (Olympic gold 1980, 84), born in London, England
  • 1956-10-01 Leslie Burr-Howard, equestrian show jumper (Olympic silver 1996)
  • 1956-10-10 Melissa Belote, 100m/200m swimmer (Olympics 3 gold-1972)
  • 1956-10-23 Darrell Pace, archer (Olympic 2 gold/silver-1976, 84, 88), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1956-10-30 Leslie Webb, equestrian dressage (Olympics 1996)
  • 1956-11-23 Shane Gould, Brisbane Queensland, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1972)
  • 1956-11-25 Liana Vicens, Puerto Rico, 100m breaststroke (Olympics 1968)
  • 1956-12-04 Blagoi Blagoyev, Bulgaria, 82.5 kg weightlifer (Olympic silver 1976)
  • 1956-12-13 Phillip Gregory Hubbard, basketball (Olympic gold 1976), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1956-12-14 Hanni Wenzel, Liechtenstein, Slalom (Olympic-2 gold-1980)
  • 1956-12-21 Kevin Burnham, Hollis NY, 470 sailor (Olympic 8th 1992, 96)
  • 1957-01-13 Christina Seufert, Sacraento California, diver (Olympic bronze 1984)
  • 1957-01-17 Donna Stone, NJ, fencer-epee (Olympics 1996)
  • 1957-01-31 Shirley F Babashoff, California, swimmer (Olympics-6 silver/2 gold-72, 76)
  • 1957-02-18 Marita Koch, German DR, 400m sprinter (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1957-02-26 Connie Carpenter-Phinney, 79k cyclist (Olympic gold 1984), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1957-02-26 Keena Rothhammer, American 800m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1957-03-09 Jon Engen, American biathelete (Olympics 1994), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1957-03-10 Adolfo Horta, Camaguey Cuba, HW boxer (Olympic silver 1980)
  • 1957-03-23 Sheila Rena Ingram, 4X400m relayer (Olympic silver 1976), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1957-03-28 Harvey Glance, American athlete, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1976), born in Phenix City, Alabama
  • 1957-04-15 Evelyn Ashford, 100m runner (Olympic 4 gold-1976, 84), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1957-04-23 Kathleen Lynch, Motueka NZ, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • 1957-05-07 [Christopher St John] "Sinjin" Smith, volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1957-05-08 Deana Deardruff, American 4 X 100m swimmer (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1957-05-10 Phil Mahre, alpine slalom skier (Olympic gold/silver-80, 84), born in Yakima, Washington
  • 1957-05-10 Steve Mahre, twin alpine slalom skier (Olympic silver 1980, 84), born in Yakima, Washington
  • 1957-05-16 Joan Benoit Samuelson, Cape Elizabeth ME, marathoner (Olympic gold 1984)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport