Olympic Sports (Part 15)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1401 - 1,500 of 3,125

  • 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 Sharron Davies, British swimmer and broadcaster (Olympic silver 400m medley 1980; BBC), born in Plymouth, Devon
  • 1962-11-08 Ron Johnson, Australian baseball hitting coach (Olympics 1996)
  • 1962-11-10 Cathy Boswell, American 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
  • 1962-12-01 Pamela McGee, American basketball center (Olympic gold 1984; 1997 WNBA Draft, 2nd overall pick, Sacramento Monarchs), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1962-12-01 Sylvie Daigle, Canadian speed skater (Olympic gold 3k relay 1992; World C'ship gold overall x 5), born in Sherbrooke, Quebec
  • 1962-12-25 Mary Ellen Clark, American diver (Olympics 2 bronze-92, 96), born in Abington, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-01-01 Lina Kačiušytė, Lithuanian swimmer (Olympic gold 200m breaststroke 1980; WR 1979 2:28.36), born in Vilnius, Lithuania
  • 1963-01-04 Linda Muri, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Killingly, Connecticut
  • 1963-01-11 Petra Schneider, East German swimmer (Olympic gold 400m, 400m medley Moscow), born in Chemnitz, Germany
  • 1963-01-11 Tracy Caulkins, Winona Minn, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1984)
  • 1963-01-15 Lijuan Geng, Chinese-Canadian tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Hebei, China
  • 1963-01-15 Yaro Dachniwsky, American team handball goalie (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1963-01-20 Scott Fisher, Australian basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in San Jose, California

Person of interestHakeem Olajuwon

1963-01-21 Hakeem Olajuwon, Nigerian-American NBA center (Houston Rockets, Olympic gold 1996), born in Lagos, Nigeria

NBA Center Hakeem Olajuwon
NBA Center
Hakeem Olajuwon
  • 1963-01-28 Denise Biellmann, Swiss figure skater (Olympic 4th 1980), born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1963-02-04 Pirmin Zurbriggen, Swiss alpine skier (Olympic gold 1988)
  • 1963-02-04 Tracie Ruiz-Conforto, Hawaii, sync swimmer (Olympic 2 gold/silver-84, 88)

Person of interestCharles Barkley

1963-02-20 Charles Barkley, American basketball forward (NBA MVP 1993, 11-time All Star, Olympic gold 1996), born in Leeds, Alabama

NBA Power Forward Charles Barkley
NBA Power Forward
Charles Barkley
  • 1963-02-21 Michael Gostigian, American pentathlete (Olympic 16th-88, 92, 96), born in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-02-22 Dave Besteman, American speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1963-03-01 Magnus Svensson, Swedish ice hockey defenseman (Olympic gold 1994; NHL: Florida Panthers), born in Tranås, Sweden
  • 1963-03-02 Tanyu Kiryakov, Bulgarian pistol shooter (Olympic gold 10m air pistol 1988, 50m pistol 2000), born in Ruse, Bulgaria
  • 1963-03-09 Kent Ferguson, American diver (Olympics 1992, 96), born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • 1963-03-12 Candy Costie, synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1984), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1963-03-12 Joaquim Carvalho Cruz, Brazil, 800m runner (Olympic gold 1984)
  • 1963-03-20 Ramon Andersson, Middle Swan Australia, canoeist (Olympics-br-92, 96)
  • 1963-03-23 Ana Quirot, Cuba, 800m runner (Olympics-bronze/silver-92, 96)
  • 1963-03-26 Rebecca Twigg, 79K cyclist (Olympic silver 1984, 92, 96), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1963-03-27 James Todd Graves, American sport shooter (Olympics 1992, 96), born in Rouston, Louisiana
  • 1963-03-28 Therese Washtock, 3 day equestrian (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1963-04-10 Claire Smith, equestrian 3 day event (Olympics 1996), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1963-04-14 Cynthia Cooper, WNBA guard (Houston Comets/Olympic gold 1988)
  • 1963-05-01 Robert Seguso, American tennis player (4 x men's doubles major titles; Olympic gold men's doubles 1988), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1963-05-11 Mark Breland, American welterweight boxer (Olympic gold 1984), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1963-05-21 Yelena Vodorezova, USSR, figure skater (Olympic-1976)
  • 1963-05-24 Horace Holden Jr., American slalom double canoe (Olympic 11th 1996), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1963-06-04 Carey Nelson, Canadian marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • 1963-06-06 Dannette Leininger, Kailua HA, team handball wing (Olympics 1992, 96)
  • 1963-06-06 Vladimir Ruzicka, hockey forward (Team Czech Olympic gold 1998)
  • 1963-06-11 Bruce Kimball, American diver (Olympic silver 1984), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1963-06-11 Sandra Schmirler, Canadian curler (Olympic gold 1998), born in Biggar, Saskatchewan, Canada (d. 2000)
  • 1963-06-12 Philippa June Baker, double scull rower (Olympics 1996), born in Wanganui, New Zealand
  • 1963-06-20 Kirk Baptiste, 200m runner (Olympic silver 1984), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • 1963-06-25 Si-An Deng, Canadian badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Shanghai, China
  • 1963-06-26 Wendy Lucero-Schayes, American diver (Olympic-92), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1963-06-27 Stephen Peterson, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1963-07-08 Bob Ctvrtlik, volleyball outsider (Olympic gold 1988, bronze 1992, 96), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1963-07-12 Norman Alvis, Fair Oaks California, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • 1963-07-17 Matti Nykänen, Finnish ski jumper (4 Olympic gold 1984, 88), born in Jyväskylä, Finland (d. 2019)
  • 1963-07-19 Sandor Wladar, Hungarian 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1980), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1963-07-20 Jenny Spangler, American marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Monroe, Wisconsin
  • 1963-07-24 Karl Malone, American Basketball Hall of Fame forward (Utah Jazz, Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Summeerfield, Louisiana
  • 1963-07-30 Chris Mullin, American NBA forward (Warriors, Pacers, Olympic gold 1992), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1963-07-30 Ingrid Butts, American cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1963-08-06 Thomas Bohrer, US West Islip NY, rower (Olympic-92)
  • 1963-08-13 Elizabeth Bourland, Costa Rica, US 3x20 rifle (Olympic 7th 1996)
  • 1963-08-15 Lydia Czuckermann-Hatuel, Israel, Women's foil fencer (Olympics 1996)
  • 1963-08-20 Bruce Hick, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1963-08-21 Melvin Douglas, American 198 lbs/90 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Topeka, Kansas
  • 1963-08-22 Lily Yip, Chinese-American table tennis player (Olympics 1992, 96), born in Guangzhou, China
  • 1963-08-28 Regina Marie Jacobs, 800m/1500m runner (Olympics 10th 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963-09-08 Li Ning, Chinese gymnast (3 Olympic gold 1984), born in Laibin, Guangxi
  • 1963-09-09 Leslie Thompson, American cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Burlington, Vermont
  • 1963-09-14 Antonia Real, Spanish 400m freestyle (Olympic-1976), born in Palma de Mallorca, Spain
  • 1963-09-18 Richard Weiss, American slalom single kayaker (Olympic 6th 1996), born in Munich, Germany (d. 1997)
  • 1963-09-26 Douglas Wakiihuri, Kenyan athlete (World marathon champion 1987, Olympic silver 1988), born in Mombasa, Kenya
  • 1963-09-27 Caren Metschuck, German DR, 100m butterfly swimmer (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1963-09-30 Ed Drakich, volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Windsor, Ontario
  • 1963-10-10 Jolanda de Rover, Dutch swimmer (1984 Olympics), born in Amstelveen, Netherlands
  • 1963-10-22 Brian Boitano, American figure skater (Olympic men's singles gold 1988), born in Mountain View California
  • 1963-10-23 David Bedard, Canadian springboard diver (Olympics 1984, 88, 92, 96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1963-10-30 Todd Sand, American pairs skaters (Olympics 1994), born in Burbank, California
  • 1963-11-02 Ines Diers, German swimmer (GDR Olympic gold 400m, 4x100m relay 1980), born in Rochlitz, Sachsen, Germany
  • 1963-11-06 Jean-Marc Chouinard, epee (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1963-11-10 Michael Anthony Powell, American long jumper (world record 1991, Olympic silver 1988, 92), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1963-11-15 Gideon Joe Ng, table tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario

Person of interestZina Garrison

1963-11-16 Zina Garrison, American tennis player (Wimbledon runner-up 1990, Olympic doubles gold 1988), born in Houston, Texas

Tennis Player Zina Garrison
Tennis Player
Zina Garrison
  • 1963-12-01 Nathalie Lambert, Canadian short-track speed skater (Olympic gold 3,000m relay 1992; World C'ships gold overall 1991, 93-94), born n Montreal, Quebec
  • 1963-12-03 Steve Hegg, American road and track cyclist (Olympic gold individual pursuit 1984), born in Dana Point, California
  • 1963-12-04 Sergey Bubka, Ukrainian pole vaulter (Olympic gold 1988; World C'ship gold 1983, 87, 91, 93, 95, 97), born in Luhansk, Ukraine
  • 1963-12-10 Michael Lofton, fencer-sabre (Olympics 1996), born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • 1963-12-19 Karen Bliss-Livingston, Quakertown PA, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • 1963-12-23 Carol Peterka, American team handball back court (Olympics 1992, 96), born in Little Falls, Minnesota
  • 1963-12-27 Dana Chladek, Czech-American slalom kayaker (Olympic bronze 1992, silver 1996), born in Děčín, Czech Republic
  • 1964-01-02 Pernell Whitaker, American boxer (Olympic gold 1984, 4-division world champion), born in Norfolk, Virginia (d. 2019)
  • 1964-01-03 Cheryl Miller, American Basketball Hall of Fame forward, coach and broadcaster (Olympic gold 1984; USC; TNT), born in Riverside, California
  • 1964-01-04 Stephanie Maxwell-Pierson, Somerville NJ, US rower (Olympic-92)
  • 1964-01-10 Karen Josephson, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1992), born in Bristol, Connecticut
  • 1964-01-10 Sarah Josephson, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1992), born in Bristol, Connecticut
  • 1964-01-14 Sergei Nemchinov, American NHL center (NY Islanders, Olympic silver 1998), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1964-01-15 Paula Schnurr, Canadian 1.5k runner (Olympics-8-92, 96), born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario
  • 1964-01-18 Virgil Hill, American middleweight boxer (Olympic silver 1984), born in Clinton, Missouri
  • 1964-01-18 Jenny Holliday, Australian softball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1964-01-27 Inga Thompson, Reno Nevada, US cyclist (Olympic-8th-88, 84, 92)
  • 1964-01-31 Sharon Cain, American team handball player (Olympics 1996), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1964-02-07 Cynthia "Sippy" Woodhead, swimmer (Olympic silver 1984), born in Riverside, California

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport