Olympic Sports (Part 20)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1901 - 2,000 of 3,124

  • 1968-05-22 Carmie Vairo, softball infielder (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1968-05-22 Mike Harbold, sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Oakland, California
  • 1968-05-25 Nathalie Schneyder, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1996), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1968-05-26 Rachael Sporn, Australian basketball forward (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1968-05-28 Sandra Bacher, half-heavyweight judoka (Olympics 1992, 96), born in Long Island, New York
  • 1968-05-28 Tomas P Pukstys, javelin thrower (Olympic 8th 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1968-05-30 Amy Fuller, Westlake California, rower (Olympic 4th 1992, 96)
  • 1968-06-06 Craig Roberts, Canadian 68 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Everett, Washington
  • 1968-06-12 Patty Armstrong, American diver (Olympics 1996), born in Torrance, California
  • 1968-06-20 Mike McCarthy, American pursuit cyclist (Olympics 1988, 96), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1968-06-21 Alastair Campbell Mackintosh, New Zealand coxless rower (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1968-06-23 Kent Steffes, beach volleyballer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1968-07-02 Mark Tewksbury, Canadian swimmer (Olympic gold 100m backstroke 1992), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1968-07-04 Mark Lenzi, American 3m spring diver (Olympic gold 1992), born in Redstone Arsenal, Alabama (d. 2012)
  • 1968-07-05 Molly Brock, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1968-07-10 Hassisba Boulmerka, Algeria, 1500m (Olympic gold 1992)
  • 1968-07-21 Brandi Chastain, soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in San Jose, California
  • 1968-07-23 Chris Kerber, American lightweight rower (Olympics 1996), born in Collingswood, New Jersey
  • 1968-07-23 Gary Payton, American basketball guard (Olympic gold 1996, 2000; NBA All-Star 1994–98, 2000–03; Seattle SuperSonics), born in Oakland, California
  • 1968-07-29 Kristen Babb-Sprague, California, US synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1992)
  • 1968-07-30 Robert Korzeniowski, Polish athlete (won 4 Olympic gold 1996, 2000, 2004), born in Lubaczów, Poland[
  • 1968-08-02 Sean Groom, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Northford, Connecticut
  • 1968-08-08 Suzy Hamilton, US olympic 1500m runner
  • 1968-08-09 Jay Stacy, Aust field hockey midfielder (Olympic 4th/silver-88, 92, 96)
  • 1968-08-10 Alex Andrievski, NHL forward (Team Belarus, Olympics 1998)
  • 1968-08-10 Jennifer Horton, Dover NJ, team handball goalie (Olympics 1992, 96)
  • 1968-08-12 Viktor Karatchoun, NHL forward (Team Belarus, Olympics 1998)
  • 1968-08-14 Glenn Leroy McLeay, New Zealand points race cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Invercargill, New Zealand
  • 1968-08-15 Vassili Pankov, NHL forward (Team Belarus, Olympics 1998)
  • 1968-08-18 Carolyn Crudgington, Australian softball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • 1968-08-18 John Coyle, American short track skater (Olympics 1994), born in West Bloomfield, Michigan
  • 1968-08-20 Sandy Brondello, Australian basketball guard (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Mackay, Queensland
  • 1968-08-22 Paul Ereng, Kenyan athlete, 800m runner (Olympic gold 1988), born in Kitale, Kenya
  • 1968-08-31 Glenroy Gilbert, Trinidad, Canadian 4X100m sprinter (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1968-08-31 Jennifer Azzi, Oak Ridge Tenn, basketball guard (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1968-09-04 Rick McNair, American water polo 2m defender (Olympics 1996), born in Berkeley, California
  • 1968-09-09 Jon Drummond, American 4x400m runner (Olympic silver 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-09-09 Thomas P. Auth, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • 1968-09-16 Tara Cross-Battle, American volleyball hitter (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1968-09-17 Valeri Zelepukin, NHL forward (NJ Devils, Team Russia Olympic silver 1998)
  • 1968-09-20 Chris Waller, gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • 1968-09-22 Lisa Alexander, synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1968-09-27 Mark Bradtke, Australian basketball center (Olympics 1988, 92, 96), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • 1968-10-02 Mark Crear, American athlete (Olympic 110m hurdles silver 1996, bronze 2000), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1968-10-11 Cynthia Johnston, Canadian basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1968-10-16 Scott Donie, Vicenza Italy, diver (Olympic 4th 1996)
  • 1968-10-17 Heather McDermid, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1968-10-27 Antoinette Lucas, American field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Crozier, Virginia
  • 1968-10-28 Shawna Molcak, Cardston Alberta, basketball guard (Olympics 1996)
  • 1968-10-29 Johann Olav Koss, speed skater (Olympics 3 gold-1994)
  • 1968-11-03 Antonio Pettigrew, American athlete (World C'ship gold 400m 1991), born in Macon, Georgia (d. 2010)
  • 1968-11-08 Michelle Kline, American speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Golden Valley, Minnesota
  • 1968-11-10 Lissa Maria Sneck, ice hockey goalie (Finland, Olympics 1998)
  • 1968-11-18 Mel Stewart, American swimmer (Olympic gold 1992), born in Gastonia, North Carolina
  • 1968-11-19 Gord Fraser, road race cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1968-11-19 Steven Penn, Brevard NC, team handball center back (Olympics 1996)
  • 1968-11-20 Richard Clarke, Yachter Finn (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1968-11-21 Antonio Tarver, light heavyweight boxer (Olympics-br-96), born in Orlando, Florida
  • 1968-11-22 Jonathan Moss, Tenafly NJ, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1968-11-23 John O'Neill, American field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1968-11-24 Ken Johnson, Quincy Mass, 3x40 rifle (Olympics 1996)
  • 1968-11-28 Jonathan Brown, American rower (Olympic 5th 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • 1968-12-01 Anders Holmertz, Swedish swimmer (4 x Olympic silver 200m, 1 x bronze 400m 1988-96), born in Motala, Sweden
  • 1968-12-02 Jiri Dopita, Czech ice hockey center (World C'ship gold 1996, 2000-01; Philadelphia Flyers), born in Šumperk, Czech Republic
  • 1968-12-04 Mike Barrowman, American swimmer (Olympic gold 200m breaststroke 1992, World C'ship gold 1991), born in Costa Mesa, California
  • 1968-12-07 Melissa Iverson, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Anoka, Minnesota
  • 1968-12-09 Kurt Angle, American 220 lbs freestyle wrestler (Olympic gold 1996), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-12-17 Jeff[rey] Klepacki, Kearny NJ, rower (Olympics 1992, 96)
  • 1968-12-19 Jennifer Devine, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1968-12-26 Darren Barber, Canadian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • 1969-01-02 William Fox-Pitt MBE, English equestrian (Olympic silver team 2004, 12; bronze 2008; World Equestrian Games gold team 2010), born in London, England
  • 1969-01-03 Gerda Weissensteiner OMRI, Italian luger and bobsleigh pilot (Olympic gold women's singles 1994), born in Bolzano, Italy
  • 1969-01-06 Nick A'Hern, Australian 20k walker (Olympics 22-92, 96), born in Swansea, United Kingdom
  • 1969-01-09 Johanna Ikonen, Finnish ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Olympics 1998), born in Eno, Finland
  • 1969-01-11 Dave Cruikshank, Northbrook Ill, speed skater (Olympics 1994)
  • 1969-01-15 Rod de Highden, Australian 5k/10k/marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1969-01-16 Chelan Kozak, Canadian equestrian (Olympics 1996), born in Revelstoke, British Columbia
  • 1969-01-19 Andrew Murray Stone, New Zealand sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1969-01-22 Shelley Sandie, Australian basketball guard (Olympics 1988, 96), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1969-01-24 Louise McPaul, Australian javelin thrower (Olympic silver 1992, 96), born in Port Kembla, New South Wales
  • 1969-01-27 Kristen Danihy, Lawton Oklahoma, team handball circle/wing (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-01-29 Karen Fonteyne, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1969-01-31 Mathew Pallister, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1969-02-07 Fiona Robinson-Hannan, Australian basketball player (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Perth, Western Australia
  • 1969-02-09 Peta Edebone, Australian softball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1969-02-12 Colin Keely, US water polo driver (Olympics 1996), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1969-02-16 Claude Lambert, boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1969-02-16 Fermín Cacho, Spanish middle distance athlete (Olympic gold 1,500m 92, silver 96), born in Barcelona, Spain
  • 1969-02-21 Petra Kronberger, Austrian alpine skier (Olympic gold 1992), born in Pfarrwerfen, Austria
  • 1969-02-22 Kahryn Tough, Canadian volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1969-02-25 Kerry Dienelt, Australian softball catcher/1st baseman (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1969-02-25 Michelle Gibson, equestrian dressage (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1969-02-27 Greg Stevenson, Canadian rower (Olympics-11-92, 96), born in Sherbrooke, Quebec
  • 1969-03-07 Anne Marie Lauck, marathoner (Olympics 10th 1996), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1969-03-07 Brian Jamieson, rower (Olympic silver 1996), born in Livingston, New Jersey
  • 1969-03-12 Karen Snelgrove, softball pitcher (Olympics 1996), born in London, Ontario
  • 1969-03-14 Ty[rel] Bennion, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1969-03-17 Andrew McMarlin, Vienna VA, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-03-17 Domenic "Filane" Figliomeni, Terrace Bay Ontario, boxer (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-03-18 Sheila Taormina, 4X200m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1996)

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