On This Day

Olympic Sports (Part 18)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1701 - 1,800 of 3,197

  • 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 Alexei 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)
  • 1966-05-16 Sean Quilty, Australian marathoner (Olympics 1996)
  • 1966-05-17 Mark Schmocker, US team handball goalie (Olympics 1996)
  • 1966-05-26 Zola Budd Pieterse, Bloemfontein South Africa, track star (Olympics 1988)
  • 1966-05-31 Jessica Monroe, Canadian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1966-06-11 Tiffany Cohen, American swimmer (2 Olympic golds 1984), born in Culver City, California
  • 1966-06-16 Jan Zelezny, Czech, javelin thrower (Olympics 2 gold-92, 96)
  • 1966-06-16 Randy Barnes, American field athlete (Olympic gold shot put 1996; WR 23.12m), born in Charleston, West Virginia
  • 1966-06-18 Bob Kempainen, American marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1966-06-18 Kurt Browning, Canadian figure skater (Olympic-5-1994), born in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta
  • 1966-06-23 Barbara Jordan, US softball outfielder (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1966-06-23 Vladislav Neiman, Men's flyweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Israel
  • 1966-06-26 Paul Mokha, Erie Pa, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1966-06-27 Rob Harbison, American 3x40 rifle shooter (Olympic 6th 1996), born in Fallston, Maryland
  • 1966-07-13 Myong Hui Choe, North Korea, gymnast (Olympic-1980)
  • 1966-07-16 Jyrki Lumme, Finnish NHL defenseman (Canucks, Finland Olympic bronze 1998), born in Tampere, Finland
  • 1966-07-16 Warren Sallenback, Canadian cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in South Surrey, British Columbia
  • 1966-07-18 Dan[iel Dion] O'Brien, American decathlete (Olympic gold 1996), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1966-07-20 Beth Coats, biathlete (Olympics 1994), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 1966-07-22 Anna Wood, Roeumond Neth, Dutch/Australian canoeist (Olympics 1988, 96)
  • 1966-07-29 Sally Gunnell, 400m hurdler, (Olympic gold 1992)
  • 1966-08-02 Joseph Wanag, American judoka (Olympic-92), born in Wilton, Connecticut
  • 1966-08-12 Gordy Morgan, 163 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1966-08-13 Glenn Donald Hamilton, New Zealand beach volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1966-08-13 Shayne Corson, Canadian NHL forward (Team Canada Olympics 1998, Montreal), born in Midland, Ontario, Canada
  • 1966-08-16 Rosey Edeh, Canadian 400m hurdler (Olympics-4-92, 96), born in London, England
  • 1966-08-23 Rhonda Cator, Australian badminton player (Olympics 1996)
  • 1966-08-24 Jon Sieben, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 200m butterfly 1984), born in Brisbane, Queensland
  • 1966-08-27 Deena Wigger, US shooter (Olympic-92), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • 1966-08-28 Teresa Zarzeczny Bell, American rower (Olympic silver 1996), born in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania
  • 1966-09-01 Tim Hardaway, American basketball guard (NBA All-Star 1991–93, 97, 98; All-NBA First Team 1997; Olympic gold 2000; Golden State Warriors, Miami Heat), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1966-09-04 Jearl A. Miles, American 400m/long jumper (Olympic gold 1996), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1966-09-05 Simone Jacobs, British 4X100m relayer (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Reading, Berkshire, England
  • 1966-09-06 Joan Guetschow, American biathlete (Olympics 1994), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1966-09-09 Alison Sydor, Canadian cyclist (Olympic silver 1996), born in Edmonton, Canada
  • 1966-09-25 Elizabeth "Liz" Tchou, American field hockey defender (Olympics 1996), born in Medford, New Jersey
  • 1966-09-26 Francisco Andreu, American road cyclist (Olympic 4th 1988, 96), born in Dearborn, Michigan,
  • 1966-09-29 Hersey Hawkins, NBA guard (Seattle Supersonics, Olympic bronze 1988)
  • 1966-10-05 Inessa Kravets, Ukraine, long/triple jumper (Olympic silver/gold-92, 96)
  • 1966-10-05 Peter Fonseca, Canadian politician and marathon runner (Toronto, Houston Marathon 1995), born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • 1966-10-05 Therese Brisson, ice hockey defenseman (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • 1966-10-10 Elana Meyer, South African runner (Olympic silver 1992), born in South Africa
  • 1966-10-28 Kaylynn Hick, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1966-11-01 Danny Everett, American athlete (Olympic gold 4x400m relay 1988), born in Van Alstyne, Texas
  • 1966-11-10 Kyle Kopp, water polo 2m offense (Olympics 1996), born in San Bernardino, California
  • 1966-11-16 Dan Nowosielski, fencing epee (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1966-11-19 Gail Devers, American athlete (Olympics gold 100m 1992, 96), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1966-11-27 Chryssandra Hines, American team handball wing (Olympics 1996), born in Bristol Connecticut
  • 1966-12-05 Bruce Deacon, Canadian marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1966-12-18 Patricia Neder, American team handball right wing (Olympics 1992 & 1996), born in Waukesha, Wisconsin
  • 1966-12-19 Alberto "La Bomba" Tomba, Italian skier (Olympic gold 1988, 92)
  • 1967-01-04 Michael "Mike" Peterson, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1967-01-06 David Belcher, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Penola, Australia
  • 1967-01-06 Larry Donald, American boxer (Olympic-92), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1967-01-08 Hollis Conway, American athlete (Olympic high jump silver 1988, bronze 1992; World Indoor C'ship gold 1991), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1967-01-08 Willie Anderson, American NBA guard (NY Knicks, Olympic bronze 1988), born in Greenville, California
  • 1967-01-17 Gregory Caccia, American team handball right back (Olympics 1996), born in Bayshore, New York
  • 1967-01-18 Peter Cox Jr., American fencer (Olympics 1996), born in Bronxville, New York
  • 1967-01-23 Naim Suleymanoglu, Turkish weight lifter (Olympic gold 1988), born in Ptichar, Bulgaria (d. 2017)
  • 1967-01-25 Marty Calder, Canadian 62 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympic 12-92,96), born in St. Catharines, Canada
  • 1967-01-27 Sue Palmer, Collingwood Ontario, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-01-29 Khalid Skah, Moroccan athlete (Olympic gold 10,000m 1992), born in Midelt, Morocco
  • 1967-02-03 Jason Morris, Scotia NY, half-middleweight judoka (Olympic silver 1992, 96)
  • 1967-02-04 Sergei Grinkov, Russian figure skater (with Ekaterina Gordeeva - Pairs World Championship, 1986-87, 1989-90; Olympic gold, 1988 & 94), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1995)
  • 1967-02-11 Barbara Byrne, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Princeton, New Jersey
  • 1967-02-11 Chris Reohr, American fencer (Olympics 1996), born in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-02-18 Colin Jackson, Welsh 100m hurdler (Olympic silver 1988), born in Cardiff, Wales
  • 1967-02-20 Theresa Luke, Canadian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

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