Olympic Sports (Part 17)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1601 - 1,700 of 3,124


Person of interestSteve Yzerman

1965-05-09 Steve Yzerman, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame forward (Olympic gold 2002, Detroit Red Wings), born in Cranbrook, British Columbia

NHL Legend Steve Yzerman
NHL Legend
Steve Yzerman
  • 1965-05-12 Stacy Wilson, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • 1965-05-14 Curt Harnett, sprint cyclist (Olympic bronze 1992/96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1965-05-16 Lori Sippel, Stratford Ontario, softball pitcher (Olympics 1996)
  • 1965-05-24 Chris Jorgis, American badminton player (Olympic-92), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1965-05-26 Jacqueline Mary Nelson, New Zealand points race cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • 1965-05-28 Chantal Bailey, Champaign Ill, speed skater (Olympics 1994)
  • 1965-05-29 Emilio Sánchez, Spanish tennis player (1988 Olympic bronze, Hopman Cup 1990), born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1965-05-29 Jammo Myllys, hockey goaltender (Finland World C'ship gold 1995), born in Savonlinna, Finland
  • 1965-06-01 Larisa Lazutina, Russian cross-country skier (Olympic gold 4×5 km relay 1994, 3 x gold 1998; 10 x gold World C'ships), born in Kondopoga, Russia
  • 1965-06-01 Olga Nazarova, Russian athlete (Olympic gold 4x400m relay 1988, 92; World C'ship gold 4x400m relay 1991), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1965-06-06 Sally McDermid, Australian softball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1965-06-06 Wendy Wiebe, Canadian rower (Olympics 1996), born in St Catharines, Ontario,
  • 1965-06-12 Gwen Torrence, Lithonia GA, 100m/200m/400m (Olympics 2 gold-92, 96)
  • 1965-06-17 Dan Jansen, American speed skater (Olympic gold 1984, 88, 92), born in West Allis, Wisconsin
  • 1965-06-23 John "Chip" McKibben II, Balboa Island California, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1965-06-24 Patrick Jeffrey, diver (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • 1965-06-28 Michele Timms, Australian WNBA guard (Phoenix Mercury, Olympics 1988, 96), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1965-06-30 Mitch Richmond, NBA guard (Sac Kings, Olympic gold 1988, 96), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1965-07-04 Shelley Oates, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1965-07-12 Russ Bertram, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1965-07-15 Tom Dvorak, Canadian equestrian dressage (Olympics 1996), born in Braunschwieg, Germany
  • 1965-07-19 Kathleen Raine, equestrian dressage (Olympics 1996)
  • 1965-07-24 Andrew Gaze, Australian basketball player (Olympics 1984, 88, 92, 96)
  • 1965-07-29 Doug Burden, rower (Olympic 5th 1988, 92, 96), born in Rutland, Vermont
  • 1965-07-29 Karen Doell, American softball 2nd baseman (Olympics 1996), born in Winkler, Manitoba

Person of interestDavid Robinson

1965-08-06 David Robinson, American NBA center (San Antonio Spurs, Olympic gold 1992), born in Key West, Florida

NBA Center David Robinson
NBA Center
David Robinson
  • 1965-08-07 Elizabeth Manley, Canadian figure skater (Olympic silver 1988), born in Quinte West, Canada
  • 1965-08-09 John Smith, US amateur wrestler and coach (4-time World Champion, 2-time Olympic Games champion), born in Del City, Oklahoma
  • 1965-08-10 Carolyn Schuwalow, Australian distance runner (Olympics 1996)
  • 1965-08-10 Patricia Spurgin, US scherpschutser (Olympic gold 1984)
  • 1965-08-19 James Tomkins, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1965-08-24 Reggie Miller, American NBA guard (Ind Pacers, Olympic gold 1996), born in Riverside, California

Person of interestLennox Lewis

1965-09-02 Lennox Lewis, British/Canadian boxer (Olympic gold super-heavyweight 1988, undisputed world heavyweight champion 1999), born in London, England

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Lennox Lewis
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Lennox Lewis
  • 1965-09-07 Danny Harris, American 400m hurdler (Olympic silver 1984), born in Torrance, California
  • 1965-09-08 Barbra Fontana Harris, American volleyball player (Olympic 4th 1996), born in Manhattan Beach, California
  • 1965-09-09 Marc Dunn, Canadian volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Kingston, Ontario
  • 1965-09-12 Silke Hörner, German breaststroke swimmer (2 Olympic gold 1988), born in Leipzig, Germany
  • 1965-09-19 Katrina McClain, American basketball forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • 1965-09-23 Mark Woodforde, Australian tennis player (12 x Grand Slam doubles titles; 5 x GS mixed doubles titles; Olympic gold 1996) and broadcaster (Fox Sports, ESPN), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • 1965-09-25 Scottie Pippen, American Basketball Hall of Fame forward (6-time NBA champion, 2 Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Hamburg, Arkansas
  • 1965-10-05 John Keller Jr, team handball back court (Olympics 1996), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1965-10-06 Cynthia Meyer, NY, Canadian trap shooter (Olympics 1996)
  • 1965-10-08 Matt Biondi, American swimmer (8 Olympic gold-84, 88, 92), born in Moraga, California
  • 1965-10-08 Ross Flemer, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1965-10-11 Julianne McNamara, American gymnast (Olympic gold, uneven bars 1984), born in Flushing, New York
  • 1965-10-16 German Titov, NHL center (Calgary Flames, Olympic silver 1998), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1965-10-21 Chris Duplanty, water polo goalkeeper (Olympics 1996), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1965-10-26 Kim Cooper, Australian softball 3rd baseman and shortstop (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Parramatta, Australia
  • 1965-11-07 Sigrun Wodars, German middle distance athlete (Olympic gold 1988)
  • 1965-11-11 Ruthie Matthes, Sun Valley Idaho, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • 1965-11-13 Sheryl Boyle, Renfrew Ontario, kayaker (Olympics 1996)
  • 1965-11-17 Grant Connell, Canadian tennis player who was the world's #1 doubles player in the 1990s, born in Regina Saskatchewan
  • 1965-11-17 Winthrop Graham, Jamaica, 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1988)
  • 1965-11-22 R Duncan Douglas, American biathlete (Olympics 1994), born in NYC, New York
  • 1965-11-23 Rodion Gataullin, Uzbekistan, pole vaulter (Olympic silver 1988)
  • 1965-11-24 Nyla Jane Carroll, New Plymouth NZ, 5k/10k/marathoner (Olympics 1996)
  • 1965-11-25 Mike Gebhardt, mistral sailor (Olympic 6th 1996), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1965-11-25 Yasmin "Yaz" Farooq, Waupun Wisc, rower (Olympic 4th 1992, 96)
  • 1965-11-27 Kathleen Heddle, Trail BC, rower (Olympic gold 1992/96)
  • 1965-12-03 Katarina Witt, German figure skater (Olympic gold ladies singles 1984, 88; World C'ship gold 1984-85, 87-88), born in Staaken, Germany
  • 1965-12-12 Laurie Grover-Tavares, American biathlete (Olympics 1994), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1965-12-14 Lawrence Clay-Bey, American super heavyweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1965-12-16 Romallis Ellis, lightweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1988), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1965-12-17 Jeff Grayer, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets, Olympic bronze 1988)
  • 1965-12-18 Brian Walton, points race cyclist (Olympic silver 1996), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1965-12-24 Nancy Reno, WPVA volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Glen Ellyn, Illinois
  • 1965-12-26 Ben Husaby, American cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Eden Prairie, Minnesota
  • 1966-01-07 Jennifer Luff, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1966-01-16 Anthony Washington, American discus thrower (Olympic 4th 1996), born in Glasgow, Montana
  • 1966-01-17 Don Myrah, American cyclist (Olympics 20th-96), born in Oakland, California
  • 1966-01-23 Scott Fortune, American volleyball player (Olympic gold 1988, bronze 1992, 96), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1966-01-24 Mike Forgeron, Canadian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Main-a-dieu, Canada
  • 1966-01-25 John Velyvis, American rower & surgeon (Olympics 1996), born in North Adams, Massachusetts
  • 1966-01-30 Danielle Goyette, Canadian ice hockey player (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • 1966-02-01 Michelle Akers, American soccer forward (Olympics gold 1996, World Cup 1991, 99), born in Santa Clara, California
  • 1966-02-02 Tony Plourde, Chibougamau Quebec, sabre (Olympics 1996)
  • 1966-02-03 Sean Patrick Wade, NZ marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1966-02-04 Barry Klein, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1966-02-07 Kristin Otto, German swimmer (6 Olympic gold 1988), born in Leipzig, Germany
  • 1966-02-14 Petr Svoboda, Czech NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers, Olympic gold 1998), born in Most, Czechia
  • 1966-02-16 Eric Uptagrafft, prone rifle (Olympics 1996), born in Spokane, Washington
  • 1966-02-19 Matthew Ryan, team handball circle (Olympics 1996), born in Port Jefferson, New York
  • 1966-02-20 Dennis Allen Mitchell, Cherry Point NC, 100m/200m (Olympic silver 1996)
  • 1966-03-03 Ellen Minzner, Lawrence Mass, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1966-03-06 Cliff Meidl, American sprint kayak (Olympics 1996 & 2000), born in Manhattan Beach, California
  • 1966-03-08 Laura McCabe, cross country skier (Olympics 1994)
  • 1966-03-12 Alecia Stephenson, North softball ss (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1966-03-12 Erich Fischer, American Olympic water polo forward (Olympic-92), born in Dinuba, California
  • 1966-03-25 David Hohl, American freestyle wrestler (Olympics-9-92, 96), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1966-03-27 Kate Donahoo, US judoka (Olympic-92), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1966-04-02 Andrei Kovalev, Russian ice hockey right wing (NHL All-Star Game 2001, 03, 09 [MVP]; Stanley Cup 1994, New York Rangers; Olympic gold 1998), born in Minsk, Belarus
  • 1966-04-04 Stanislav Medrik, Olympic ice hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia), born in Nitra, Slovakia
  • 1966-04-11 Kara McGaw, Canadian softball rightfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1966-04-18 Valeri Kamensky, Russian NHL left wing (Avalanche, Olympic silver 1998), born in Voskresensk, Russia
  • 1966-04-18 Trine Hattestad, Norwegian javelin thrower (Olympic gold 2000), born in Lørenskog, Norway
  • 1966-04-21 Judy Diduck, ice hockey defenseman (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • 1966-05-03 Paul Stevenson, Australian badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Bendigo, Australia
  • 1966-05-04 Monica Tranel [Michini], American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Big Horn, Montana
  • 1966-05-10 Jonathan Edwards, Britain, triple jumper (Olympics-gold/silver-92, 96)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport