On This Day

Olympic Sports (Part 24)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 2301 - 2,400 of 3,197

  • 1971-04-10 Mihai Bagiu, American gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Timisoara Romania
  • 1971-04-15 Guivi Sissaouri, Canada freestyle wrestler (Olympic silver 1996), born in Tbilisi, Georgia
  • 1971-04-20 Grant Smith, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Canberra, Australia
  • 1971-04-24 Phil Rogers, Australian 100m breaststroker (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • 1971-04-28 Mihai Apostal, Bucharest Romania, Canadian kayaker (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-04-30 Matt Martin, Hamden, NHL defenseman (Toronto Maple Leafs, Olympic US-94)
  • 1971-05-07 Cameron McFadzean, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1971-05-10 Andrei Kravtsov, Queensland Australia, gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-05-13 Hamish Pepper, laser single handed sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1971-05-15 Scott Shipley, Bremerton Wash, slalom single kayaker (Olympic 6th 1996)
  • 1971-05-18 Clifton Sunada, American extra-lightweight judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1971-05-18 Karyn Bye-Dietz, American ice hockey forward (Olympic Gold-1998 & Silver-2002), born in River Falls, Wisconsin
  • 1971-05-20 Jonas Berqvist, Angelhorn SWE, hockey forward (Team Sweden, Olympics 1998)
  • 1971-05-22 Troy Barnhart, water polo 2m offense (Olympics 1996), born in Hanford, California
  • 1971-05-24 Paul Ragusa, Canadian 48 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Bülach, Switzerland
  • 1971-05-25 Tim Kroeker, Canadian 110m hurdler (Olympics 1996), born in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1971-05-28 Nick Bravin, American fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • 1971-05-28 Ekaterina Gordeeva, Soviet-Russian figure skater (with Sergei Grinkov - Pairs World Championship, 1986-87, 1989-90; Olympic gold, 1988 & 94), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1971-05-30 Jiri Slegr, Jihlava Cze, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers, Olympic gold 1998)
  • 1971-05-30 Kyle Vander Kuyp, Australian 110m hurdler (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-05-31 Murray Hocking, Victoria Australia, badminton player (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-06-04 Roy Janse, tornado sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • 1971-06-12 Mark Henry, American 238+lbs (108+kg) weightlifter, born in Silsbee, Texas
  • 1971-06-12 David Defiagbon, Nigerian-Canadian boxer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Sapele, Delta State, Nigeria (d. 2018)
  • 1971-06-15 Stuart Howell, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-06-17 Tripp Schwenk, American 100m/200m backstroke (Olympic silver 1996), born in Sarasota, Florida
  • 1971-06-21 Nicole Stevenson, Australian backstroker (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1971-06-22 Laryssa Biesenthal, Canadian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Walkertown, Ontario
  • 1971-06-25 Robert Reichel, Czech hockey forward (NY Islanders, Olympic gold 1998), born in Litvínov, Czech Republic
  • 1971-06-26 Eddie Parenti, 100m butterfly swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1971-06-30 Ann Marsh, American fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • 1971-07-06 Adam Laurent, American pursuit cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Santa Cruz, California
  • 1971-07-06 Owen Lance Bill Hughes, New Zealand kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • 1971-07-12 Kristi Yamaguchi, American figure skater (Olympic gold 1992; World Championships gold 1991-92), born in Hayward, California
  • 1971-07-15 Dean Panaro, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • 1971-07-18 Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway, American basketball guard (NBA All-Star 1995–98; All-NBA First Team 1995, 96; Olympic gold 1996; Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns, NY Knicks), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1971-07-20 Charles Johnson, Fort Pierce Fla, catcher (US Olympics 1992, Marlins)
  • 1971-07-22 Kristine Marie Lilly, American soccer midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • 1971-07-27 Brennon James Dowric, Australian gymnast (Olympics 1992, 96)
  • 1971-07-29 Jayne Fenner, Four Marks England, US sailing (Olympic-92)
  • 1971-08-01 Julia Chilicki, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Somers, Connecticut
  • 1971-08-01 Lisa Flood, Canadian 100m breaststroker (Olympics 1996), born in Scarborough, Ontario
  • 1971-08-08 Steve Hinton, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-08-12 Jim Walker, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1971-08-13 Camille Thompson, Canadian basketball center (Olympics, 1996), born in Salmon Arm, British Columbia
  • 1971-08-18 Jonathan David Winter, New Zealand 100m backstroker (Olympics 1996), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • 1971-08-19 Mary Joe Fernández, American tennis player, broadcaster (Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • 1971-08-28 Janet Evans, American swimmer (Olympic gold 400m, 800m, 400m medley 1988; 800m 1992; WR 400m, 800m, 1,500m), born in Fullerton, California
  • 1971-08-28 Raul Marquez, Mexican-American boxer (Olympic-92), born in Valle Hermoso, Tamaulipas, Mexico
  • 1971-08-30 Joseph Fitzgerald, American team handball center back (Olympics 1996), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1971-09-03 Glen Housman, Australian swimmer (Olympic silver 1992, 96), born in Rockhampton, Queensland
  • 1971-09-05 Kim Maher, American softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Saigon, Vietnam
  • 1971-09-06 Pavel Patera, Czech hockey forward (Team Czech Rep, Olympic gold 1998), born in Kladno, Czech Republic
  • 1971-09-07 Briana Scurry, American soccer goalkeeper (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1971-09-07 Tonny Jensen, Australian basketball guard (Olympics 1996), born in Wagga Wagga, Australia
  • 1971-09-09 Jill Sudduth, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1971-09-13 Ted Drury, American hockey forward (Olympics 1994), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1971-09-14 Jonathan "Adam" Holland, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1971-09-17 David Hynes, Australian baseball outfielder (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-09-18 Kate Starre, Australian field hockey utility (Olympics 1996), born in Armadale, Australia
  • 1971-09-18 Oleg Ladik, Canadian 100 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • 1971-09-19 Colleen Coyne, American ice hockey defenseman (USA, Olympics 1998), born in Falmouth, Massachusetts
  • 1971-09-20 Andrew Lane, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-09-22 Ian Van Der Wal, Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Darwin, Australia
  • 1971-09-28 David Weightman, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-10-07 Paul Hannam, Canadian 470 sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1971-10-11 Chann McRae, American cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Albany, Georgia
  • 1971-10-22 Timothy Christopher Carswell, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1971-10-25 Laura Chapot, equestrian show jumper (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-10-26 Cinnamon Woods, Anderson Ind, diver (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-10-27 Zaddick X Longenbach, Greenwalds Pa, fencer-foil (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-10-30 Edward "Ted" Murphy, American rower (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1971-11-05 Sergei Berezin, Russian NHL forward (Team Russia, Olympic silver 1998), born in Voskrensensk, Russia
  • 1971-11-08 Anna Katrina Simcic, backstroker (Olympics 1996), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1971-11-10 Jennifer McFalls, American softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Arlington, Texas
  • 1971-11-10 Kate Slatter, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-11-15 Rohan Robinson, Australian hurdler (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-11-18 Kylie Hanigan, Australian 200m/400m runner (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-11-19 Michelle Andrews, Newcastle NSW Aust, field hockey striker (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-11-26 Emma Robinson, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1971-11-29 Amy Peterson, Maplewood Minn, short track skater (Olympics 1994)
  • 1971-12-06 Ainsley Robinson, Oshawa Ontario, 62 kg Greco Roman wrestler (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-12-06 José Contreras, Cuban baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 2006; World Series 2005; Olympic gold 1996; Chicago WS), born in Las Martinas, Pinar del Río, Cuba
  • 1971-12-07 Ben Atkins, American fencer-epee (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • 1971-12-10 Amanda Hardy, Altona Australia, badminton player (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-12-12 Toni Hodgkinson, 800m (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1971-12-14 Lisa-Marie Vizaniari, Australian discus and shot putter (Olympics 1996), born in Lake Cargelligo, New South Wales
  • 1971-12-16 Catherine "Cathy" Symon, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1971-12-16 Kristen Kane, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1971-12-17 Nikki McCray, Collierville Tenn, basketball guard (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1971-12-17 Sari Kristiina Fisk, ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Olympics 1998)
  • 1971-12-19 Jennifer Dore, American rower (Olympic 4th 1996), born in Kearny, New Jersey
  • 1971-12-24 Tamir Bloom, American fencer-epee (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • 1971-12-29 Margot Thien, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1996), born in San Diego, California
  • 1971-12-30 Thomas Strzalkowski, American fencer-sabre (Olympics 1996), born in Kraków, Poland
  • 1971-12-31 Erin Warren, American luger (Olympics 1994), born in Winchester Massachusetts
  • 1972-01-07 Aaron John Mcintosh, New Zealand sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1972-01-13 Vitaly Scherbo, Belarusian gymnast (6 Olympic gold medals Barcelona 1992), born in Minsk, Belarus
  • 1972-01-21 Shelley Looney, ice hockey forward (USA, Olympics 1998)
  • 1972-01-23 Tanya Harding, Australian softball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Brisbane, Queensland

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