On This Day

Olympic Sports (Part 21)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 2001 - 2,100 of 3,197

  • 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
  • 1969-02-25 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, American marathoner (Olympics 10th 1996), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1969-03-07 Brian Jamieson, American 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)
  • 1969-03-19 Scott Alexander Brownlee, New Zealand coxless rower (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1969-03-20 Caroline Brunet, Canadian kayaker (Olympic silver 1996), born in Quebec City, Québec
  • 1969-03-20 Konstantine Starikovitch, Podolsk Russia, 238lbs US weightlift (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-03-24 Yoko Zetterlund, volleyball setter (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1969-03-25 Guy Newman, Australian water polo goalie (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-03-29 Kim Batten, American athlete 400m hurdler (Olympic silver 1996), born in McRae, Georgia
  • 1969-03-31 Steve Smith, American NBA guard (14 NBA seasons, Olympic gold 2000), born in Highfield Park, MI
  • 1969-04-03 Reid Hayston, New Zealand beach volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • 1969-04-07 Clark Sheehan, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1969-04-07 Peggy Clasen, speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1969-04-09 Amy Feng, Chinese born-American table tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Tianjin, China
  • 1969-04-09 Timothy Young, American rower (Olympic silver 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1969-04-23 Yelena Shushunova, Russian gymnast (1988 Olympic Champion), born in Leningrad, Soviet Union (d. 2018)
  • 1969-04-25 Nir Shental, Israeli Men's 470 sailor (Olympic 15th-1996), born in Jaffa, Israel
  • 1969-04-27 Brett Steven, New Zealand tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1969-04-27 Francine McRae, Australian softball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1969-04-28 Merlelynn Lange-Harris, basketball center (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1969-04-30 Dexter Rogers, American volleyball opposite hitter (Olympics 1996), born in St Petersburg, Florida
  • 1969-05-03 Karen Kraft, American rower (Olympic silver 1996), born in San Mateo, California
  • 1969-05-05 Bryan Ivie, American volleyball middle blocker (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Torrance, California
  • 1969-05-07 Melanie Valerio, American swimmer (Olympic gold 4x100m freestyle relay 1996), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1969-05-09 Carla Overbeck, soccer defender (Olympics 1996), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1969-05-09 Renn Crichlow, canoeist (Olympics-8-92, 96), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1969-05-15 Holly McPeak, American beach volleyballer (Olympic bronze 2004), born in Manhattan Beach, California
  • 1969-05-16 Steven Earl Lewis, 4X100/400m runner (Olympic gold 1988), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1969-05-19 Cecile Ulbrich Tucker, Warren Maine, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-05-19 David Wharton, Warminster PA, US Olympic swimmer (Olympic silver 1988)
  • 1969-05-27 Francois Letourneau, St Jerome Quebec, canoeist (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-05-27 Lesley Tashlin, 100m hurdler (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1969-05-28 Frank McCormack, Leicester Mass, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-05-31 Juliet Haslam, Australian hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Adelaide
  • 1969-06-01 Ari Sulander, Finnish ice hockey goaltender (World C'ship gold 1995; Olympic bronze 1998), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • 1969-06-01 Erin Hartwell, American time trial cyclist (Olympic bronze/silver-92, 96), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1969-06-04 Tine Moberg-Parker, Canada Europe class sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1969-06-07 Lachlan Elmer, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympic silver 1992, 96)
  • 1969-06-07 Mark Sohn, gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • 1969-06-08 Laurel Martin, American field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
  • 1969-06-13 Svetlana Krivelyova, Russian shot put athlete (Olympic gold 1992), born in Bryansk, Russia
  • 1969-06-17 Karen Nystrom, Canadian ice hockey forward (Olympic silver 1998), born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
  • 1969-06-17 Patric Kjellberg, hockey forward (Team Sweden Olympics 1998)
  • 1969-06-20 Malivai Washington, tennis star (Olympics 1996), born in Glenn Cove, New York
  • 1969-06-30 Kristina Farrar Stookey, American 470 sailor (Olympic 4th 1996), born in Martha Vineyard, Massachusetts
  • 1969-07-13 Ewan Beaton, 60 kg judoka (Olympics-9-92, 96), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1969-07-15 Peter Ciavaglia, US hockey forward (Olympics 1994), born in Albany, New York
  • 1969-07-23 Fernanda Ribeiro, Portuguese 10k runner (Olympic gold 1996), born in Penafiel, Portugal
  • 1969-07-24 Steve Jennings, field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1969-07-25 Andrea Wieland, American field hockey goaltender (Olympics 1996), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1969-07-28 Garth Snow, American hockey goalie (Olympics 1994, Flyers), born in Wrentham Massachusetts
  • 1969-07-28 Jaimie Dawson, Canadian badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1969-07-28 Jarrod Hanks, American gymnast (Olympic-92, 96), born in Lafayette Louisiana
  • 1969-07-29 Alison Dunlap, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1969-08-05 Robert Scott, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-08-13 Midori Ito, Japanese ice skater (Olympic silver 1992), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • 1969-08-15 Mark Heese, Canadian beach volleyballer (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1969-08-17 Christian Laettner, American NBA forward/center (Atlanta Hawks, Olympic gold 1992), born in Angola, New York
  • 1969-08-21 Josee Chouinard, Canadian figure skater (Olympic-9th-1994), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1969-08-27 Steven Van Randwijck, field hockey player (Olympics 1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1969-08-31 Andrei Trefilov, Kirovo Russia, NHL goalie (Buffalo Sabres, Olympic silver 1998)
  • 1969-09-06 Doug Pirini, New Zealand decathlete (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1969-09-16 Andrew Borodow, Canadian freestyle wrestler (Olympic 5-92, 96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1969-09-27 Laura Wilson, cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Utica, New York
  • 1969-09-28 L Janusz Hooker, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)

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