Olympic Sports (Part 12)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1101 - 1,200 of 2,627

  • 1961-04-15 Tiina Lillak, Finland, javelin thrower (Olympic silver 1984)
  • 1961-04-26 Albert Lawrence, Jamaica, 4X100m relayer (Olympic silver 1984)
  • 1961-05-09 Rene Capo, Pinal del Rio Cuba, half-heavyweight judoka (Olympics 1996)
  • 1961-05-10 Blyth Tait, England, NZ equestrian 3 day event (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1961-05-27 Jill Sterkel, US swimmer (Olympic bronze 1976, 84, 88)
  • 1961-05-27 John Lugbill, Wauseon Ohio, US canoeist/kayaker (Olympic-92)
  • 1961-05-29 Todd Boonstra, cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1961-06-02 Kerry Junna-Saxby, Australian 10k walker (Olympics-15th-1992, 96)
  • 1961-06-03 Peter Glen Vidmar, gymnist (Olympic-2 gold/silver-1984), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-06-14 Grace Jackson, St Ann Jamaica, 200m runner (Olympic silver 1988)
  • 1961-06-20 Karin Enke, Dresden German DR, speed skater (Olympic gold 1980, 84)
  • 1961-06-22 Stephen Batchelor, British Olympic hockey player, born in Beare Green, Surrey
  • 1961-06-24 Natalya Shaposhnikova, USSR, sidehorse vaulter (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1961-07-06 Benita Fitzgerald-Brown, Virg, 100m hurdler (Olympic gold 1984)
  • 1961-07-12 Bruce Braman, Greene NY, American canoeist (alt-Olympics 1996)
  • 1961-08-01 Andrew Nicholson, UK, NZ equestrian 3 day event (Olympics 1996)
  • 1961-08-01 Bart Conner, American parallel bars gymnist (Olympic gold 1984)
  • 1961-08-07 Yelena Davydova, USSR, gymnist (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1961-08-19 Danuta Bartoszek, Pyrzyce Poland, Canadian marathoner (Olympics 1996)
  • 1961-08-21 Lance Earl Deal, American hammer thrower (Olympic silver 1996), born in Riverton, Wyoming
  • 1961-09-22 Dot Richardson, softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1961-09-23 Phyllis Hines, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1961-10-06 Kathrin Dörre, East German marathoner (Olympic bronze 1988)
  • 1961-10-09 Arlene Boxhall, Zimbabwe, field hockey (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1961-10-18 Eric Jespersen, Port Alberni BC, star sailor (Olympic bronze 1992, 96)
  • 1961-10-22 Donna Wynd, 1k sprint cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1961-10-31 Alonzo Babers, 400m/4X400m relay (Olympic gold 1984), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1961-10-31 Christine Bridged, Australian European class sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • 1961-10-31 Sterling Hinds, 4X100m relayer (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1961-11-01 Anne Donovan, basketball player (Olympic gold 1984), born in Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • 1961-11-07 Mintcho Pachov, Bulgaria, 67.5kg weightlifer (Olympic bronze 1980)
  • 1961-11-24 Carl Sundquist, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1961-11-30 Innocent Egbunike, Nigeria, 4x400m runner (Olympic bronze 1984)
  • 1961-12-09 Ian Andrew Wright, New Zealand rower (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1961-12-18 Brian Orser, Canadian figure skater (Olympic silver 1988)
  • 1961-12-30 Ben Johnson, Falmouth, Jamaica, Canadian 100m runner (Olympic gold 1988-disqualified)
  • 1961-12-30 Sue Malaxos, Australian marathoner (Olympics 1996)
  • 1962-01-05 Donald John Cowie, yachting Star class (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1962-01-06 Philip Brown, 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1984), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1962-01-18 David O'Connor, equestrian 3-day (Olympic silver 1996)
  • 1962-01-27 James F Doehring, shot putter (Olympic silver 1992), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1962-02-04 Vern Fleming, American NBA basketball player (Olympic gold 1984), born in New York City
  • 1962-02-22 Lisa Jacquin, equestrian show jumper (Olympics 1996)
  • 1962-02-25 Birgit Fischer, German DR, 500m kayaker (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1962-02-26 Sheila Cornell, Encino Fla, softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1962-02-27 Veronica Ribot-Canales, US diver (Olympics 1996), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1962-02-28 Angela Bailey, England, Canadian 4X100m relayer (Olympic silver 1984)
  • 1962-02-28 Chunli Li, table tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1962-03-01 Russell Coutts, New Zealand sailor (Olympic gold 1984, America's Cup 5x winner), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • 1962-03-03 Jackie Joyner-Kersee, E St Louis IL, heptathele (Olympic gold 1988, 92)
  • 1962-03-04 Brant Ian Woodward, Hurstville NZ, trap shooter (Olympics 1996)
  • 1962-03-12 Gunde Svan, Swedish long jumper (Olympic gold 1984, 88)
  • 1962-03-13 Liane Tooth, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1962-03-23 Steve Redgrave, British rower (5 Olympic gold medals 1984-2000) world's most successful male rower, born in Marlow

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1962-03-26 John Stockton, NBA guard (Utah Jazz, Olympic gold 1996), born in Spokane, Washington

NBA Point Guard John Stockton
NBA Point Guard
John Stockton
  • 1962-04-03 Nancy Filteau, Swift Current Saskatchawan, 72k judoka (Olympics 1996)
  • 1962-04-07 Andy Hampsten, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1962-04-10 Cathy Turner, short track skater (Olympic gold 1994, born in Rochester, New York
  • 1962-04-14 James Carpenter, fencer-epee (Olympics 1996), born in Canton, Connecticut
  • 1962-04-16 Jeanne Golay, American cyclist (Olympics-16th-92, 96), born in Coral Gables, Florida
  • 1962-04-17 Nancy Hogshead, swimmer (Olympic gold 1984)/model (jockey), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1962-05-12 Mark Bradshaw, Happy Camp California, diver (Olympics 1996)
  • 1962-05-18 Mike Whitmarsh, beach volleyballer (Olympic silver 1996), born in San Diego, California
  • 1962-05-23 Keith Brantley, Scott AFB Ill, marathoner (Olympics 1996)
  • 1962-05-24 Dorothy Trapp, equestrian 3-day (Olympics 1996)
  • 1962-05-27 Ray Borner, Australian basketball center (Olympics 1984, 88, 92, 96)
  • 1962-06-01 Sherri Howard, 4X400m hurdler (Olympic gold 1984), born in Sherman, Texas
  • 1962-06-13 Karen Kurreck, Urbana Ill, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • 1962-06-28 Anisoara Stanciu-Cusmir, Romanian long jumper (Olympic gold 1984), born in Brăila, Romania
  • 1962-07-04 Pam Shriver, tennis star (1991 US Open doubles/Olympic gold 1988), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1962-07-12 Stein Jorgesen, sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1962-07-14 Diane Ratnik, volleyball setter (Olympics-8-92, 96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1962-07-17 Jay Barrs, archer (Olympic gold 1988, 92, 96), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1962-08-01 Joetta Clark, 800m runner (Olympic-1992), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • 1962-08-01 Traci Phillips, sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

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1962-08-05 Patrick Ewing, NBA center (NY Knicks/Olympic gold 1992), born in Kingston, Jamaica

Hall of Fame NBA Centre Patrick Ewing
Hall of Fame NBA Centre
Patrick Ewing
  • 1962-08-06 Thomas Jefferson, 200m runner (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1962-08-31 Wanda Guenette, volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1962-09-05 Beth Underhill, Canadian equestrian jumper (Olympics 26-92, 96), born in Georgetown, Ontario
  • 1962-09-13 Brian Andrew Fowler, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1962-09-15 Patricia "Patty" Shea, Belmont NY, field hockey goalie (Olympics 1996)
  • 1962-09-26 Steve Moneghetti, Australian marathoner (Olympic 5th 1988, 92, 96)
  • 1962-10-05 Johnny Huang, table tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Guangzhou, China
  • 1962-10-05 Michael Alexander Conley, Chic, triple jumper (Olympic gold 1992, 96)
  • 1962-10-05 Mike Conley, triple jumper (Olympic silver 1984), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1962-10-15 Susan DeMattei, cyclist (Olympic bronze 1996), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1962-10-16 Tamara McKinney, slalom skier (Olympic-4th-1984), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • 1962-10-17 John Dorge, Australian basketball center (Olympics 1996)

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1962-10-19 Evander Holyfield, American boxer (Olympic bronze 1988) and world champion (1990-92), born in Atmore, Alabama

  • 1962-10-22 Gayle Stammer, Livermore California, beach volleyballer (Olympics 1996)
  • 1962-10-26 Roger Kingdom, American 110m hurdler (Olympic gold 1984, 88), born in Vienna, Georgia
  • 1962-11-01 Kelly Kelland, softball 1st baseman (Olympics 1996), born in London, Ontario
  • 1962-11-01 Sharron Davies, British Olympic swimmer and tv presenter (BBC), born in Plymouth, Devon
  • 1962-11-08 Ron Johnson, Australian baseball hitting coach (Olympics 1996)
  • 1962-11-10 Cathy Boswell, basketball player (Olympic gold 1984), born in Joliet, Illinois
  • 1962-11-23 Andrea Blackwell, basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1962-11-28 Karen Marsden, field hockey goalie (Olympics 1996), born in Perth, Australia
  • 1962-12-25 Mary Ellen Clark, Abington Pa, diver (Olympics 2 bronze-92, 96)
  • 1963-01-04 Linda Muri, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Killingly, Connecticut
  • 1963-01-11 Tracy Caulkins, Winona Minn, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1984)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport