On This Day

Olympic Sports (Part 28)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 2701 - 2,800 of 3,197

  • 1974-06-13 Valeri Bure, NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens, Olympic silver 1998), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1974-06-15 Scott Tunkin, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996)
  • 1974-06-22 Mark Wetges, field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Walnut Creek, California
  • 1974-06-24 Carrie Zarse, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1974-06-28 Atilla Buday, Canadian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1974-06-28 Josh[ua] Crosby, Manchester Mass, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1974-07-01 Jefferson Pérez, Ecuadorian race walker (Olympic gold 20k 1996), born in Cuenca, Ecuador
  • 1974-07-15 Janice Bremner, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Burlington, Ontario
  • 1974-07-23 Maurice Greene, American athlete (Olympic gold 100m, 4x100m 2000; World C'ship gold 100m 1997; 100m, 200m, 4x100m 1999; WR 100m 9.79s 1999), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • 1974-08-03 Blaine Wilson, American gymnast (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1974-08-05 Frankie Hejduk, soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in La Mesa, California
  • 1974-08-06 Nelson Vargas, Holoyoke Mass, soccer forward (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1974-08-08 Andrei Mezin, NHL goaltender (Team Belarus, Olympics 1998)
  • 1974-08-16 Krizstina Egerszegi, Hungarian swimmer (5 x Olympic gold backstroke/medley 1988, 92, 96), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1974-08-25 Chris Mantilla, diver (Olympics 1996), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • 1974-09-02 Karina Wieland, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1974-09-03 Rebecca Bailey, New Zealand cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1974-09-04 Jean Lavertue, Canadian weightlifter (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1974-09-09 Leah O'Brien, American softball player (Olympic gold 1996), born in Garden Grove, California
  • 1974-09-14 Hicham El Guerrouj, Moroccan athlete (Olympic gold 1,500m, 5k 2004), born in Berkane, Morocco
  • 1974-09-17 Jason Hewitt, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996)
  • 1974-09-23 Doris Glenn Easterly, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1974-09-26 Gary Hall Jr., American competition swimmer, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1974-10-06 Brian Kelly, American soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Mission Viejo, California
  • 1974-10-07 Shannon MacMillan, American soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in Syosset, New York
  • 1974-10-08 Koji Murofushi, Japanese hammer thrower (Olympic gold 2004), born in Numazu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
  • 1974-10-10 Chris Pronger, Canadian NHL defenseman (Team Canada Olympics 1998, St. Louis), born in Dryden, Ontario, Canada
  • 1974-10-16 Paul Kariya, NHL left wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks, Olympics 1998), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1974-10-20 Ayelet Ohayon, Israel, Women's foil fencer (Olympics 1996)
  • 1974-10-23 Beatrice Faumuina, New Zealand discus thrower (Olympics 96), born in Auckland
  • 1974-10-23 Dani Tyler, softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1974-10-28 Braden Looper, American baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Weatherford, Oklahoma
  • 1974-10-29 R A Dickey, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star, NL Cy Young Award, NL strikeout leader 2012; Gold Glove Award 2013; NY Mets, Toronto Blue Jays), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 1974-11-02 Ruslan Salei, Belarusian ice hockey defenceman (917 NHL games; died in Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash), born in Minsk, Belarus (d. 2011)
  • 1974-11-07 Kris Benson, American baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Superior, Wisconsin
  • 1974-11-19 Orlando Fuentes, Ellsworth AFB SD, half-lightweight judoka (Olympics 1996)
  • 1974-11-20 Drew Ginn, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in South Gippsland Shire, Australia
  • 1974-11-20 Kirk Reynolds, Canadian trap shooter (Olympics 1996), born in Outlook, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • 1974-11-21 Casey Patton, boxer (Olympics 1996), born in London, Ontario
  • 1974-11-23 Saku Koivu, NHL left wing (Montreal Canadiens, Olympic bronze 1998), born in Turku, Finland
  • 1974-11-26 Richard Ikeda, gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Kamloops, British Columbia
  • 1974-12-07 Annette Salmeen, American biochemist and gold medalist (1996 Summer Olympics), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • 1974-12-08 Paul Staight, Australian badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Victoria, Australia
  • 1974-12-14 Billy Koch, American baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Garden City, New York
  • 1974-12-20 Augie Ojeda, American baseball infielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1975-01-01 Becky Kellar-Duke, Canadian ice hockey defenseman (Olympics gold 2002, 06, 10; World C'ship gold 1999, 2000, 01, 04), born in Hagersville, Ontario
  • 1975-01-06 Laura Berg, American softball outfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Whittier, California
  • 1975-01-06 Jeremy Linn, American 100m breaststroke (Olympics-silver/gold-96), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1975-01-07 Rob Waddell, New Zealand single scull rower (Olympics 1996) and America's Cup sailor (Team NZ), born in Cambridge, New Zealand
  • 1975-01-09 Justin Huish, American archer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Fountain Valley, California
  • 1975-01-09 Mariano Friedick, American pursuit cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Tarzana, California
  • 1975-01-13 Angela Holbeck, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1975-01-19 Natalie Harvey, Australian 3k/5k runner (Olympics 1996)
  • 1975-01-22 Lee Maxwell Francis Vertongen, New Zealand cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • 1975-01-25 John Piersma, American 200m/400m freestyle swimmer (Olympic 4th 1996), born in Huntsville, Alabama
  • 1975-01-25 Tim Montgomery, American athlete (Olympic gold 4x100m relay 2000; BALCO scandal), born in Gaffney, South Carolina
  • 1975-01-28 Anne Montminy, 10m diver (Olympics-17-92, 96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1975-01-28 Julian Dean, Waihi NZ, team pursuit cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • 1975-02-06 Chad Allen, American baseball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1975-02-07 Marika Lehtimaki, ice hockey center (Finland, Olympics 1998)
  • 1975-02-13 Mark Gerald Keddell, New Zealand 200m runner (Olympics 1996), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1975-02-16 Casey Barrett, 200m Butterfly (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1975-02-17 Vaclav Prospal, NHL forward (Team Czech Olympic gold 1998, Philadelphia)
  • 1975-02-18 Scott Tucker, American 400m/800m freestyle relay (Olympics 1996), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1975-02-21 Scott Miller, Australian swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1975-02-25 Hercules Kyvelos, boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1975-02-26 Cindy Werley, American field hockey player (Olympics 1996), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • 1975-03-18 Kimmo Timonen, hockey defenseman (Team Finland Olympic bronze 1998)
  • 1975-03-24 Debbie Keller, soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in Winfield, Illinois
  • 1975-04-01 Kristine Quance, American swimmer (Olympics gold 4×100m medley relay 1996), born in Northridge, California
  • 1975-04-02 Katrin Rutschow-Stomporowski, German rower (Olympic gold quad sculls 1996, single sculls 2004), born in Waren, Germany
  • 1975-04-05 Nikki Dryden, 800m swimmer (Olympic 6th 1992, 96), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1975-04-19 Temoc Suarez, American soccer forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in Greenwood, South Carolina
  • 1975-04-21 Danyon Loader, New Zealand 200m and 400m swimmer (2 Olympic gold medals 1996), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • 1975-04-24 Justin Boocock, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Launceston, Australia
  • 1975-04-25 Jacque Jones, American baseball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in San Diego, California
  • 1975-04-29 John Macready, American gymnast (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1975-05-02 Mark Johnson, baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1975-05-02 Murray William Burdan, swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • 1975-05-07 Jason Tunks, discus thrower (Olympics 1996), born in London, Ontario
  • 1975-05-10 Adam Deadmarsh, Trail BC, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche, Olympics 1998)
  • 1975-05-14 Carmen Klomp, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1975-05-22 Jaane Niinimaa, Finnish NHL defenseman (Finland Olympic bronze 1998, Flyers), born in Raahe, Finland
  • 1975-05-24 Katie King-Crowley, American ice hockey forward (USA, Olympics 1998), born in Salem, New Hampshire
  • 1975-05-24 Marc Gagnon, Canadian short track speed skater (Olympic gold 1998, 2002), born in Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada
  • 1975-05-25 Adam Saathoff, American running target (Olympics 1996), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • 1975-05-26 Christopher Lindsey Donaldson, 100m/200m runner (Olympics 1996), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • 1975-05-26 Travis Lee, baseball 1st baseman (Olympic bronze 1996), born in San Diego, California
  • 1975-05-28 Mike Fisher, soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Naperville, Illinois
  • 1975-05-29 Alexander Zhurik, Belarusian hockey defenseman (Belarus, Olympics 1998), born in Minsk, Belarus
  • 1975-05-29 Bianca Langham, Australian field hockey player (Olympic-96)
  • 1975-06-02 Sally Newmarch, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1975-06-04 Betty Okino, Uganda, US gymnast (Olympic-92)
  • 1975-06-09 Carolyne Lepage, Canadian 48 kg judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1975-06-09 Paul Agostino, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • 1975-06-11 Thomas Bimis, Greek diver (Olympic gold 2004), born in Athens, Greece
  • 1975-06-14 A J Mleczko, American ice hockey forward, broadcaster (Olympics gold 1998; NBC), born in Nantucket, Massachusetts
  • 1975-06-17 Petra Vaarakallio, Finnish ice hockey center (Olympics bronze 1998), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • 1975-06-23 Jane Jamieson, Australian heptathlete (Olympics 1996)
  • 1975-06-27 Porter Collins, American rower (World C'ship gold 1995 M4+, 1998-99 M8+), born in NYC, New York

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