Olympic Sports (Part 12)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1101 - 1,200 of 3,008

  • 1959-08-12 Lynette Woodard, Wichita Ks, (Olympic gold 1984, Harlem Globetrotter)

Person of interestMagic Johnson

1959-08-14 Earvin "Magic" Johnson, American NBA Forward (LA Lakers/Olympic gold 1992), born in Lansing, Michigan

NBA Legend Magic Johnson
NBA Legend
Magic Johnson
  • 1959-08-22 Denise Curry, American basketball player (Olympic gold 1984), born in Fort Benton, Montana
  • 1959-09-20 Lesley Thompson, rower (Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1959-09-27 Beth Heiden, 3000m speed skater (Olympic bronze 1980), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1959-10-06 Robyn Maher, Australian basketball guard (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1959-10-20 Janice McCaffrey, Etobicoke Ontario, 10k walker (Olympics 25-92, 96)
  • 1959-11-13 Anne Manning, Australian walker (Olympics 1996)
  • 1959-11-16 Bert Cameron, Spanish Town Jamaica, 4X400m relayer (Olympic silver 1988)
  • 1959-11-21 Colin Beashel, Australian star sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • 1959-12-02 Greg Barton, kayaker (Olympics 2 gold-88)
  • 1959-12-19 Kathryn "Furu" Carpenter, Marshall Mich, fencer-epee (Olympics 1996)
  • 1959-12-21 Florence Griffith Joyner, runner (Olympic-3 gold-1988), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1959-12-25 Chris Spice, Australian field hockey coach (Olympics 1996)
  • 1959-12-26 Lesley Tomlinson, Derbyshire England, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • 1960-01-12 Rob Derksen, Australian baseball head coach (Olympics 1996)
  • 1960-01-19 Alfrederick Joyner, American triple jumper (Olympic gold 1984), Eastern St Louis
  • 1960-01-26 Jeanette Bolden, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1984), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-01-29 Gregory Efthimos Louganis, diver (Olympic gold 1984, 88), born in San Diego, California
  • 1960-01-31 Elaine Roque, American beach volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Santa Monica California
  • 1960-02-08 Linda Fratianne, figure skater (Olympic silver 1980), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-02-13 Kelly McCormick, US diver (Olympic silver 1984), born in Anaheim, California
  • 1960-02-18 Andy Moog, NHL goalie (Oilers, Bruins, Olympics-Canada-1988)
  • 1960-03-14 George Horvath, Swedish pentathlete (Olympic-1980)
  • 1960-03-26 Michael Evans, US water polo player (Olympic silver 1988), born in Fontana, California
  • 1960-03-27 Steve Jarvin, Australian soling sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney
  • 1960-03-30 Bill Johnson, alpine skier (first American to win alpine Olympic gold - 1984), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)
  • 1960-04-02 Linford Christie, Jamaican-born British 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1992), born in Saint Andrew, Jamaica
  • 1960-04-04 Bev Smith, Canadian basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in Salmon Arm, Canada
  • 1960-04-21 Julius Korir, Kenya, 3K steeplechaser (Olympic gold 1984)
  • 1960-05-10 Merlene Ottey, Jamaican/Italian running star (Olympics)
  • 1960-05-12 Lisa Martin, Gawler, South Australia, Australian marathoner (Olympic-silver 1988)
  • 1960-05-27 Ray Armsetad, 4X400 runner (Olympic gold 1984), born in Kirksville, Missouri
  • 1960-06-08 Linda Hanley, Laguna Beach California, beach volleyballer (Olympic 4th 1996)
  • 1960-06-14 Tonie Campbell, 100m hurdler (Olympic bronze 1988), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-06-19 Johnny Lee Gray, Jr, American 800m runner (Olympic 7th 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-06-24 Nate Carr, freestyle wrestler (Olympic bronze 1988), born in Erie Pennsylvania
  • 1960-06-29 Sergey Kopylov, USSR, cyclist (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1960-07-06 Caroll-Ann Alie, sailor (Olympics-14-92, 96), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1960-07-06 Valerie Brisco-Hooks, Greenwood Ms, 200m/400m runner (Olympic gold 1984)
  • 1960-07-08 Jeff Stork, Longview Wash, volleyball setter (Olympic gold 88, bronze 1992, 96)
  • 1960-07-16 Gisela Beyer, German DR, discus thrower (Olympics-4th place-1980)
  • 1960-07-20 Lauren Gregg, Rochester Minn, US women's soccer coach (Olympics 1996)
  • 1960-07-22 Denyse Julien, Rouyn Quebec, badminton player (Olympics-9-92, 96)
  • 1960-07-26 LaTaunya Pollard, East Chic Ind, (Olympics 1980, 84)
  • 1960-07-26 Mitch Kahn, San Clemente California, kayak (alt-Olympics 1996)
  • 1960-08-02 Linda Fratianne, American figure skater (Olympic silver 1980)
  • 1960-08-03 Tim Mayotte, tennis player (Olympic silver 1988), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1960-08-11 Leora "Sam" Jones, Mt Olive NC, US team handball player (Olympic-92)
  • 1960-08-27 Damon Keeve, heavyweight (209+ lbs) judoka (Olympics 1992, 96), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1960-09-05 Rob Stull, American pentathlete (Olympic-92), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1960-09-09 Christopher Sherratt White, New Zealand rower (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1960-09-20 Alice Regina Brown, Jackson MS, 4X100 runner (Olympic gold 1984, 88)
  • 1960-09-26 Bret Erickson, Bennington Nebraska, US trap (Olympics 1996)
  • 1960-09-30 Mike Herbert, Rogers Ark, kayak (alt-Olympics 1996)
  • 1960-10-13 Greg Derr, Marshfield Mass, free pistol (Olympics 1996)
  • 1960-10-14 John Aalberg, Orland Norway, US cross country skier (Olympics 1994)
  • 1960-10-25 Kelli McMullen-Temple, Canadian equestrian (Olympics 1996), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1960-10-29 Michael Carter, shot putter (Olympic silver 1984), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1960-10-31 Janice Harrer, American WPVA volleyballer (US Open-1989, Olympics 1996), born in Torrance, California
  • 1960-11-01 Said Aquita, runner (Olympic gold/bronze-1984)
  • 1960-11-02 Bruce Baumgartner, American wrestler (Olympic gold 1984, 92), born in Haledon, New Jersey
  • 1960-11-02 Saïd Aquita, Moroccan 5K runner (Olympic gold 1984), born in Kenitra, Morocco
  • 1960-11-03 Sharon Monplaisir, American fencer-epee (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • 1960-11-03 [Charles] Karch Kiraly, Jackson, Michigan, American volleyball player (Olympic 3 g-84, 88, 96)
  • 1960-11-25 Mary Ostergren, biathelete (Olympics 1994), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1960-12-03 Mike Ramsey, American ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1960-12-05 Andrzej Chylinski, American 50k walker (Olympics 26th-96), born in NYC, New York
  • 1960-12-05 John Felton, Kyogle Australia, canoeist (Olympics 1996)
  • 1960-12-13 Randy Stoklos, Pacific Palisades Ca, beach volleyballer (Olympics 1996)
  • 1960-12-21 Michael Swain, Elizabeth NJ, judoka (Olympic bronze 88)
  • 1960-12-22 Tyrell Biggs, US super HW boxer (Olympic gold 1984), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1960-12-30 Addy Bucek, Australian 470 class sailor (Olympics-9-92, 96)
  • 1961-01-05 Curt Bader, sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Bloomfield, Iowa
  • 1961-01-27 Jean-Paul Banos, Lavelanet France, Canada sabre (Olympic 9/10-88, 92, 96)
  • 1961-02-11 Mary Docter, American 3000m speed skater (Olympics 1980, 84, 88, 92)
  • 1961-02-17 Deb[ra] Richardson, beach volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1961-02-20 Steve Lundquist, US swimmer (Olympics 2 gold-1984)
  • 1961-03-04 David "Tinker" Juarez, American BMX and cross-country mountain bike racer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-03-10 Mitch Gaylord, CA, gymnast (Olympics 1984)/actor (American Anthem)
  • 1961-03-21 Wei Wang, US table tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Beijing, China
  • 1961-03-31 Ron Brown, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1984), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1961-04-12 Julius Kariuki, Kenyan 3K steeplechaser (Olympic gold 1988), born in Nyahururu, Kenya
  • 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, gymnast (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)

Person of interestCarl Lewis

1961-07-01 Carl Lewis, American sprinter/long jumper (9 Olympic gold 1984, 88, 92, 96), born in Birmingham, Alabama

Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl Lewis
Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper
Carl Lewis
  • 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)

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