On This Day

Olympic Sports (Part 26)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 2501 - 2,600 of 3,197

  • 1972-11-06 Vicki Movessian, American ice hockey defenseman (USA, Olympic-98), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • 1972-11-07 Emily Lesueur, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold teams 1996), born in Glendale, California
  • 1972-11-08 Chris Fydler, Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1972-11-14 Lori Dupuis, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • 1972-11-25 Kevin Han, US badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Shanghai, China
  • 1972-12-05 Kevin Sally, Canadian archer (Olympics 1996), born in Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • 1972-12-06 Brendan Garard, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympics 1996)
  • 1972-12-07 Hermann Maier, Austrian skier (2 Olympic gold medals 1998), born in Altenmarkt im Pongau, Austria
  • 1972-12-12 Greg Randolph, American road cyclist (Olympics-74th-96), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1972-12-17 Ivan Pedroso, Cuba, long jumper (Olympic 4th 1992)
  • 1972-12-20 Jan Caloun, Czech hockey forward (Team Czech Olympic gold 1998), born in Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic
  • 1972-12-20 Jonathan Wyatt, New Zealand 5000m runner (Olympics 1996), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • 1972-12-22 Anthony Edwards, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Ballarat, Australia
  • 1972-12-28 Adam Clawson, US slalom canoeist (Olympic-19th-96), born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1973-01-07 Ricky Wood, American diver (Olympics 1996), born in Troy, New York
  • 1973-01-07 Robert Dunn, American team handball left wing (Olympics 1996), born in Glenn Cove, New York
  • 1973-01-10 Glenn Robinson, American NBA forward (Milw, Olympic gold 1996), born in Gary, Indiana
  • 1973-01-19 Yevgeny Sadovyi, Russian swimmer (Olympic gold 200fre/400fre/4x200m 1992), born in Volzhsky, Russia
  • 1973-01-24 Erik Gervais, Canadian kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Valleyfield, Quebec
  • 1973-01-28 Bronwyn Thompson, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-01-28 Robert Braknis, Canadian 100m backstroke/4 x 100 (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1973-02-01 Tiia Reima, Finnish ice hockey center (bronze Olympics 1998; World C'ships 1990, 92, 94, 97, 99; 4 x Euro C'ship gold), born in Tampere, Finland
  • 1973-02-03 Jim Campbell, American hockey forward (Olympics 1994), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • 1973-02-04 Oscar De La Hoya, American boxer (Olympic gold 1992, 6-weight world champion), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1973-02-07 Billy Baumhoff, soccer midfielder/forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1973-02-07 Sonia Paquette, St-Janvier Quebec, hurdler (Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-02-08 Michelle Brogan, Australian basketball forward (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1973-02-08 Tom King, Australian 470 class sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-02-12 Brendon Mark Cameron, New Zealand 4k pursuit cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Otorohanga, New Zealand
  • 1973-02-14 Michael "Mike" Theodore Lambert IV, US rower (Olympics 1996), born in Thomaston, Georgia
  • 1973-02-15 Amy Van Dyken, US 50m/100m freestyle/100m butterfly swimmer (Olympic 2 g-96), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1973-02-16 Cathy Freeman OAM, Australian athlete (Olympic gold 400m 2000; silver 1996; World C'ship gold 400m 1997, 99), born in Mackay, Australia
  • 1973-02-16 James Young, Australian water polo player (Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-02-21 Brian Rolston, American NHL left wing (Olympics 1994, NJ Devils), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1973-02-22 Ntala Skinner, American biathlete (Olympics 1994), born in Sun Valley, Idaho
  • 1973-02-23 Robert Pipkins, American luge racer (Olympics 1994), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1973-02-26 Jenny Thompson, American 400m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Danvers, Massachusetts
  • 1973-03-03 Tisha Venturini, Modesto California, soccer midfielder (Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-03-06 Brian Olson, middleweight (189 lbs) judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • 1973-03-12 Gabriel Mendez, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-03-20 Norman Tome, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-03-23 Kathy Carboy, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1973-03-24 David Moravec, hockey forward (Team Czech Olympic gold 1998)
  • 1973-03-24 Josh Lakatos, trap shooter (Olympic silver 1996), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1973-03-24 Philippe Boucher, Canadian NHL defenceman (LA Kings), born in Saint-Apollinaire, Quebec
  • 1973-03-27 Serge Tremblay, Canadian weightlifter (Olympics 1996), born in La Malbaie, Canada
  • 1973-03-29 Brad Bridgewater, American 200m backstroke (Olympic gold 1996), born in Charleston, West Virginia
  • 1973-03-29 John Oppio, Sparks Nevada, double trap (Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-04-08 Walter Nicholas Henry Tongue, New Zealand 50m/100m swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1973-04-17 Brett Maher, Australian basketball guard (Olympics 1996), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • 1973-04-17 Ross Aloisi, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • 1973-04-18 Haile Gebrselassie, Ethiopian 10k runner (Olympic gold 1996), born in Asella, Arsi Province, Ethiopia
  • 1973-04-18 James "Jamie" Koven, American rower (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • 1973-04-24 Mark Babic, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1973-04-25 Paige Gordon, Canadian diver (Olympics-16-92, 96), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1973-04-28 Marc[us] Blake Schneider, rower (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • 1973-05-05 Johan Hedberg, Swedish ice hockey coach and goalie (Team Sweden, Olympics 1998), born in Nacka, Sweden
  • 1973-05-06 Joe Spiteri, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-05-08 Wolf Wigo, Abington Penn, water polo driver (Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-05-11 Dean Pullar, Cobram Victoria Australia, diver (Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-05-11 Michelle Venturella, US softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1973-05-15 Suzannah Bianco, synchronized swimmer (Olympics-alt-96), born in San Jose, California
  • 1973-05-22 Daniel Tiatto, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-05-24 Ville Peltonen, Finnish hockey forward (Team Finland Olympic bronze 1998), born in Vantaa, Finland
  • 1973-05-25 Duncan Free, Australian rower (Olympics gold 2006), born in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
  • 1973-05-25 Josée Corbeil, Canadian volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Quebec
  • 1973-05-28 Todd Sweeris, table tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • 1973-05-29 Malcolm Allen, Australian swimmer (1995 World C'ships gold 4x200m freestyle relay), born in Wauchope, NSW
  • 1973-06-01 Frédérik Deburghgraeve, Belgian swimmer (Olympic gold 100m breaststroke 1996 WR 1:00.60), born in Roeselare, West Flanders, Belgium
  • 1973-06-12 Hanna Riikka Nieminen, Finnish ice hockey right wing (2 Olympics bronze 1998, 2018), born in Jyväskylä, Finland
  • 1973-06-14 Sami Kapanen, Vantaa Fin, NHL left wing (Whalers, Carolina, Olympic bronze 1998)
  • 1973-06-18 Tracy Noonan, American soccer goalkeeper (Olympics 1996), born in Lawrence, Massachusetts
  • 1973-06-21 Alyson Annan, Australian field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1973-06-24 Jere Lehtinen, Espoo Fin, NHL right wing (Dallas Stars, Olympic bronze 1998)
  • 1973-06-25 Milan Hnilicka, Czech hockey goaltender (Team Czech Olympic gold 1998), born in Litoměřice, Czechoslovakia
  • 1973-06-25 Whitney Post, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Wayland, Massachusetts
  • 1973-06-27 Jennifer Brundage, American softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Orange, California
  • 1973-06-28 Brian Maisonneuve, American soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1973-06-29 George Hincapie, American road cyclist (Olympics-76th-92, 96), born in Queens, New York
  • 1973-07-05 Christy Rowe, soccer defender (Olympics 1996), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1973-07-05 Michal Sýkora, Czech NHL defenseman (San Jose Sharks, Olympic gold 1998), born in Pardubice, Czechoslovakia
  • 1973-07-13 Gavin Hassett, Saint John New Brunswick, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-07-21 Stephen Clarke, Canadian swimmer (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Sutton Coldfield, England
  • 1973-07-26 Jean-François Bergeron, Canadian boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Saint-Jérôme, Quebec
  • 1973-08-01 Gregg Berhalter, American soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1973-08-02 Nancy Drolet, Canadian ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998), born in Drummondville, Canada
  • 1973-08-02 Susie O'Neill, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 200m butterfly 1992; 200m freestyle 1996), born in Mackay, Queensland
  • 1973-08-03 Kurt Grote, American 100m/200m breaststroke (Olympic 6th 1996)
  • 1973-08-04 Peter Tsekenis, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-08-05 Brendan Todd, Australian mistral sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-08-07 Bo Hanson, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in New South Wales, Australia
  • 1973-08-07 Kevin Muscat, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics 1996), born in Crawley, United Kingdom
  • 1973-08-07 Kimmo Rinatnen, Finnish hockey forward (Team Finland Olympic bronze 1998), born in Rauma, Finland
  • 1973-08-10 Jessica Grieco, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1973-08-10 Mark Doubleday, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-08-14 Kieren Perkins, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 1,500m 1992, 96), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • 1973-08-14 Nancy Sweetnam, Canadian 400m swimmer (Olympics-7-92, 96), born in Lindsay, Canada
  • 1973-08-17 A J Wood, American soccer forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1973-08-21 Ben Mann, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-09-01 Gillian Boxx, American softball catcher (Olympic gold 1996; 4 x All-American), born in Fontana, California

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Deaths in Sport