On This Day

Olympic Sports (Part 19)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1801 - 1,900 of 3,197

  • 1967-02-21 Leroy Russel Burrell, American long jumper (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-02-22 Marianne Ihalainen, Finnish ice hockey right wing (Finland, Olympics 1998), born in Tampere, Finland
  • 1967-02-28 Jeff[rey] Pfaendtner, rower (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-03-05 Nicole Boegman, Australian long jumper (Olympics 1988, 92, 96)
  • 1967-03-09 Curt Schreiner, American biathlete (Olympics 1994), born in Albany, New York
  • 1967-03-09 Eric Flaim, American short track skater (Olympics silver 1988, 94), born in Pembroke, Massachusetts
  • 1967-03-13 Colleen Rosensteel, American heavyweight judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-03-13 Satu Huotari, Finnish ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Olympics 1998), born in Oulu, Finland
  • 1967-03-20 Nikolay Bukhalov, Bulgarian canoeist (2 x Olympic gold 1992), born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • 1967-03-21 Elaina Oden, Orange CA, volleyball middle blocker (Olympic bronze 1992, 96)
  • 1967-03-25 Debi Thomas, American figure skater (Olympic bronze 1988)
  • 1967-03-28 Ed[ward] Grose, Juneau Alaska, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-04-04 Juliana "Juli" Furtado, American cyclist (Olympics 10th 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • 1967-04-09 Graeme Lloyd, Australian baseball pitcher (World Series 1996, 98 NY Yankees; Olympic silver 2004), born in Geelong, Australia
  • 1967-04-11 Lachlan Dreher, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Olympic silver 1992, 96), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1967-04-11 Wendel Suckow, American luger (Olympics 1994), born in Marquette, Michigan
  • 1967-04-12 Kirk Everist, American water polo driver (Olympics 1996), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1967-04-15 Dara Torres, American swimmer, winner of 12 Olympic medals (1984, 1988, 1992, 2000 and 2008), born in Beverly Hills, California
  • 1967-04-20 Townsend Saunders, American freestyle wrestler (Olympic silver 1992, 96), born in White Sands, New Mexico
  • 1967-04-24 Leslie M. Marx, American fencer (Olympics 1996), born in Fort Belvoir, Virginia
  • 1967-04-24 Pamela Bustin, American field hockey defender (Olympics 1996), born in Somerset, Massachusetts
  • 1967-04-25 Angel Martino, American 50m/100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold/2 br-92, 96), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • 1967-04-27 Bridgette Gordon, American basketball forward (Sacramento Monarchs, Olympic gold 1988), born in DeLand, Florida
  • 1967-04-29 Elizabeth "Betsy" McCagg, American rower (Olympic 4th 1992, 96), born in Kirkland, Washington
  • 1967-04-29 Mary McCagg, American rower (Olympic 4th 1992, 96), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1967-05-01 Yael Arad, Israeli middleweight judoka (first Israeli to win an Olympic medal - silver 1996), born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1967-05-04 John Child, Canadian beach volleyballer (Olympic bronze 1996), born in East York, Ontario
  • 1967-05-05 Charles Nagy, American baseball pitcher (Olympic gold 1988; MLB All-Star 1992, 96, 99; Cleveland Indians), born in Fairfield, Connecticut
  • 1967-05-11 Kenneth Gould, Welterweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1988), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1967-05-14 Shaun Creighton, Australian distance runner (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-05-21 Rogel Nachum, Israeli Men's triple jumper (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-05-23 Craig John Monk, finn class sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1967-05-24 Margaret Crowley, Australian 800m/1500m runner (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-05-25 Ruthie Bolton, American basketball guard (Olympic gold 1996), born in Lucedale, Mississippi
  • 1967-05-30 Rechelle Hawkes, Albany W Aust, field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-06-03 Tamás Darnyi, Hungarian swimmer (4 Olympic gold 200/400m medley 1988, 92), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1967-06-03 William "Bill" Carlucci, American rower (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1967-06-05 Joe Deloach, American 200m runner (Olympic gold 1988)
  • 1967-06-13 Darren Baker, Chambersburg PA, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-06-14 Wendy Lian Williams, American diver (Olympic bronze 1988, 92), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1967-06-21 Michele Smith, Califon NJ, softball pitcher (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1967-06-22 Al Carlay, US fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in Manila, Philippines
  • 1967-06-25 Brian Wanek, American speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1967-06-25 Joan Smith, American biathlete (Olympics 1994), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1967-07-12 Bruny Surin, Cap Haitien Haiti, Canadian 4X100m sprinter (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1967-07-19 Dale Hurley Jr, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-07-20 Jon Normile, fencer (Olympics 1996), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1967-07-25 Dave Jareckie, American biathlete (Olympics 1994), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1967-07-28 Alex Galtcheniouk, American hockey forward (Team Belarus, Olympics 1998), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 1967-07-31 Sean O'Neill, US Olympic table tennis player (Olympic-92), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1967-08-01 Lori Endicott, American volleyball setter (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1967-08-04 Carrie Flemmer, Stettler Alberta, softball catcher (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-08-04 Michael Lawrence Marsh, American sprinter (Olympic 200m gold 1992, silver 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967-08-08 Margo Malowney, Canadian beach volleyball player (Olympics, 1996), born in Saint John, New Brunswick
  • 1967-08-10 Carlos Briceno, Fountain Valley, CA, beach volleyball (Olympic bronze 1992, 96)
  • 1967-08-10 Peter Murphy, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)

Person of interestRiddick Bowe

1967-08-10 Riddick Bowe, Heavyweight boxing champion (Olympic silver 1988), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • 1967-08-13 Taro Tan, Canadian 65 kg judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1967-08-15 Moulay Brahim Boutaib, Morocco, 10k runner (Olympic gold 1988)
  • 1967-08-20 Michael "Sean" Hall, Williamsburg Va, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-08-30 Barbara Kendall, New Zealand mistral sailor (Olympic gold 1992, silver 1996, bronze 2000), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1967-08-31 Diane Madl, Mountain Top PA, field hockey forward/midfielder (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-09-08 Brett Winslow, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics 1996), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • 1967-09-11 Simon Burgess, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Franklin, Tasmania, Australia
  • 1967-09-13 Michael Johnson, American 200m/400m runner (Olympic-2 gold-96), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1967-09-16 Michael Smith, Kenora Ontario, decathlete (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-09-19 Jim Abbott, American MLB pitcher (Olympic gold 1988; California Angels, NY Yankees), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1967-09-20 Catherine Bond-Mills, Canadian heptathlete (Olympics 1996), born in Woodstock, Ontario
  • 1967-09-21 Andrea Thies, rower (Olympics 1992, 96), born in Irvington, New York
  • 1967-09-22 Félix Savón, Cuban boxer (3 Olympic heavyweight gold 1992, 96, 80), born in San Vicente, Cuba
  • 1967-09-28 Jason Dungjen, pairs skaters (Olympics 1994), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1967-09-29 Dave Silvestri, infielder (Olympic gold 1988; NY Yankees, Montreal Expos), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1967-10-01 Geraldine Heaney, Canadian ice hockey defense (Olympics gold 1998), born in Lurgan, Northern Ireland
  • 1967-10-02 Frankie Fredericks, Namibian athlete (Olympic silver 100m, 200m 1992, 96), born in Windhoek, South West Africa
  • 1967-10-04 Nick Green, Australian rower and administrator (Olympic gold 1992, 96; CEO Cycling Australia), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1967-10-04 Vicky Bullett, American basketball forward and coach (Olympic gold 1988; World C’ship gold 1990), born in Martinsburg, West Virginia
  • 1967-10-11 Charles Ogletree, American tornado sailor (Olympic 8th 1996), born in Greenville, North Carolina
  • 1967-10-13 Javier Sotomayor, Cuban jumper (world record 1989, Olympic gold 1992), born in Limonar, Matanzas, Cuba
  • 1967-10-16 Michael York, Australian field hockey fullback (Olympic silver 1992, 96)
  • 1967-10-18 Gary John Anderson, New Zealand track and road cyclist (Olympics 1996-bronze), born in Wanganui, New Zealand
  • 1967-10-21 Gavin Brian Lovegrove, javelin (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1967-10-26 Shelly Stokes, American softball catcher (Olympic gold 1996), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1967-10-30 Brenda Catherine Lawson, double scull rower (Olympics 1996), born in Wanganui, New Zealand
  • 1967-11-02 Derek Porter, Canadian rower (Olympic gold M8 1992; World C'ship gold single sculls 1993), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1967-11-04 Alex Rousseau, US water polo 2m Offense (Olympic 4th 1992, 96), born in Paris, France
  • 1967-11-05 Grant Leury, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1967-11-05 Steve Wagner, field hockey goalkeeper (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-11-09 Scott Bianco, 90 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Kamloops, British Columbia
  • 1967-11-21 Toshihiko Koga, Japanese judoka (Olympic gold - 71kgs 1992; silver 1996), born in Kitashigeyasu, Saga, Japan (d. 2021)
  • 1967-11-23 Diane O'Grady, North Bay Ontario, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-11-25 Anthony Nesty, Suriname swimmer (Suriname's 1st Olympic gold medal 100m butterfly 1988), born in Trinidad & Tobago
  • 1967-11-29 Sean Carlin, Australian hammer thrower (Olympics-8-1992, 96), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1967-12-07 Václav Chalupa, Czech rower (Henley Royal Regatta 1989, Olympic silver 1992), born in Jindřichův Hradec, Czechoslovakia
  • 1967-12-11 Katy Steding, American basketball forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1967-12-13 Chris O'Loughlin, American fencer (Olympics 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1967-12-15 Christine Larsen, synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in New Westminster, British Columbia
  • 1967-12-16 Donovan Bailey, Manchester Jamaica, Canada 100m runner (Olympic 2 gold-96)
  • 1967-12-17 Alan Nolet, gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1967-12-17 Pauline Maurice, Welland Ontario, softball outfielder (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-12-20 Duncan Kennedy, American luger (Olympics 1994), born in Burlington, California

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