Olympic Sports (Part 29)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 2801 - 2,900 of 3,124

  • 1975-10-30 Joanne Malar, Canadian swimmer (Olympics-11-92, 96), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1975-10-31 Carla Boyd, Australian basketball player (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Wynyard, Tasmania
  • 1975-10-31 Jagan Hames, Australian decathlete (Olympics 1996), born in McLaren Vale, Australia
  • 1975-12-02 Mark Kotsay, American baseball outfielder and coach (1,914 MLB games; Florida Marlins, Oakland A's), born in Whittier, California
  • 1975-12-06 Natalie Titcume, Australian softball catcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1975-12-09 Stuart McRae, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1975-12-13 Matt LeCroy, American baseball catcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Belton, South Carolina
  • 1975-12-17 Nick Farrell, boxer (Olympics 1996), born in East York, Ontario
  • 1975-12-18 Michael Barry, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1975-12-22 Stanislav Neckar, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators, Olympic gold 1998), born in České Budějovice, Czech Republic
  • 1975-12-24 Natalie Ward, Australian softball shortstop/2nd baseman (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1976-01-08 Brad Snyder, Canadian shot putter (Olympics 1996), born in Windsor, Ontario
  • 1976-01-09 Amy Safe, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Adelaide, Australia (d. 2005)
  • 1976-01-19 Sky Christopherson, American cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • 1976-01-23 Phil Boudreault, Canadian boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Greater Sudbury, Canada
  • 1976-01-27 Haimish Karrasch, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-02-02 Steven Dewick, Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1976-02-06 Kim Zmeskal, American gymnast (Olympic-92), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1976-02-08 Holly Manthei, soccer midfielder/forward (Olympics 1996), born in Edina, Minnesota
  • 1976-02-08 Jim Parque, baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Norwalk, California
  • 1976-02-21 Robin Confer, American soccer forward (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-02-28 Angie Kennedy, Nambour QLD Australia, swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-02-29 Katalin Kovács, Hungarian canoeist (Olympic gold K-2 500m 2004, 2008; K-4 500m 2012; 30 x gold ICF Canoe Sprint World C'ships), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1976-03-14 Sarah Elizabeth Ulmer, 3k ind pursuit cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1976-03-23 Chris Hoy, Scottish cyclist, most successful Olympic cyclist ever (7 Olympic medals), born in Edinburgh
  • 1976-03-24 Danielle Garrett, Camp Hill Penn, soccer forward (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-03-25 Wladimir Klitschko, Ukrainian boxer (2-time world heavyweight champion; Olympic gold super-heavyweight 1996), born in Semey, Kazakhstan
  • 1976-03-29 Jennifer Capriati, American tennis player (3-time Grand Slam winner), born in NYC, New York
  • 1976-03-31 Graeme Smith, British swimmer (Olympic bronze 1,500m 1996), born in Falkirk, Scotland
  • 1976-04-05 Ryan Drese, baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1976-04-06 Simon Coombes, Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1976-04-14 Baedon Choppy, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Mackay, Australia
  • 1976-04-23 Tamas Buday Jr, Canadian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1976-04-25 Rainer Schüttler, German tennis player (Olympic silver 2004), born in Korbach, West Germany
  • 1976-04-26 Sarah Tueting, American ice hockey goalie (USA, Olympics 1998), born in NYC, New York
  • 1976-05-07 Nicholas Butcher, field hockey midfielder/forward (Olympics 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1976-05-14 Terrance Cauthen, lightweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1976-05-17 Anna Windsor, Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1976-05-17 Peter Devine, American fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • 1976-05-22 Christian Vande Velde, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1976-06-01 Marlon Devonish, MBE, English athlete (Olympic gold GB 4x100m relay 2004; World Indoor C'ship gold 200m 2003), born in Coventry, England
  • 1976-06-02 Elly Hutton, Australian 100m sprinter (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-06-07 David Diaz, American light welterweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1976-06-08 Lindsay Davenport, American tennis player (3 Grand Slam titles, Olympic gold 1996), born Palos Verdes, California
  • 1976-06-24 Tyce Routson, Bellevue Wash, diver (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-06-28 Seth Wescott, American snowboarder (Olympic gold 2006,10), born in Durham, North Carolina
  • 1976-07-01 Szymon Ziółkowski, Polish hammer thrower (Olympic gold 2000), born in Poznań, Poland
  • 1976-07-06 Nikki Mott, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-07-08 Staci Wilson, soccer defender (Olympics 1996), born in Livingston, New Jersey
  • 1976-07-15 Rebecca Snyder, air pistol (Olympics 1996), born in Grand Junction, Colorado
  • 1976-07-24 Anita Nall, American breaststroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1992)
  • 1976-07-24 Chris[tian] Patrick Raymond Ahrens, Whitefish Bay Wis, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-07-24 Scott Logan, Brisbane QLD Australia, swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-08-01 Eryn Bulmer, Canadian diver (Olympics 1996), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • 1976-08-03 Troy Glaus, American baseball infielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Tarzana, Los Angeles
  • 1976-08-18 Tom Malchow, American 200m swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1976-08-22 Jim Weaver, American baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1976-08-23 Kate Sobrero, American soccer defender (Olympics 1996), born in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
  • 1976-08-25 Philippe Comtois, Canadian 3m springboard diver (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1976-08-25 Sam Mackinnon, Australian basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1976-08-26 Carey Tally, American soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1976-08-29 Chris Renaud, Canadian swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Fredericton, Canada
  • 1976-08-29 Kasia Kulesza, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1976-09-04 Helen Denman, Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Perth, Australia
  • 1976-09-05 Tatiana Gutsu, Ukrainian gymnast (1992 Olympic Champion), born in Odessa, Soviet Union
  • 1976-09-06 Michael Nakamura, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics 1996), born in Nara, Japan
  • 1976-09-10 Greg Henderson, New Zealand track cyclist (World C'ship gold scratch race 2004), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • 1976-10-03 Kirsi Haenninen, Finnish ice hockey defenseman and pesäpallo player (Olympics bronze 1998), born in Joensuu, Finland
  • 1976-10-24 Yanda Nossiter, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1976-11-06 Laurie Baker, American ice hockey forward (USA, Olympic-gold-98), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • 1976-11-07 Zahir Raheem, bantamweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1976-11-12 Scott Mark Cameron, NZ 4x200m relay swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • 1976-11-15 Jessica Amey, 100m butterfly/4 x 100 (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1976-11-18 Sandy Zubrin, Tamuning Guam, US diver (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-11-20 Dominique Dawes, American gymnast (Olympics-gold/brz-92, 96), born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • 1976-11-20 Elisa Blair, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-11-24 Chen Lu, China, figure skater (Olympic bronze 94)
  • 1976-12-04 Kristina Groves, Canadian speed skater (Olympic silver 1,500m, team pursuit 2006, silver 1500m bronze 3000m 2010), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1976-12-17 Andrew Simpson, Chertsey, Surrey, sailor (Olympic gold 2008), (d. 2013)
  • 1976-12-25 Scott Vermillion, American soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in Independence, Missouri
  • 1977-01-06 Stacey Gartrell, Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1977-02-07 Christine Scheels, New Berlin Wis, speed skater (Olympics 1994)
  • 1977-02-07 Hillary Wolf, extra lightweight judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1977-02-11 Stephanie Richardson, Canadian 200m/800m swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1977-02-16 Alexei Morozov, NHL forward (Team Russia Olympic silver 1998, Pittsburgh)
  • 1977-02-16 Trina Jackson, 4X200m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1977-02-20 Sarah Ryan, Adelaide SA Australia, swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • 1977-02-23 Angie Trostel, American diver (Olympics 1996), born in Oxford, Ohio

Person of interestFloyd Mayweather, Jr.

1977-02-24 Floyd Mayweather Jr., American boxer (5 x weight division world champion; record 26 consecutive wins in world title fights (10 by KO; undefeated record 50-0), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan

  • 1977-02-28 Aki-Petteri Berg, NHL defenseman (Team Finland Olympic bronze 1998, Kings)
  • 1977-03-01 Rod White, American archer (Olympic gold team 1996), born in Sharon, Pennsylvania
  • 1977-03-05 Bryan Berard, NHL defenseman (Team USA Olympics 1998, NY Islanders)
  • 1977-04-02 Per Elofsson, Swedish cross-country skier (World C'ship gold x 2 2001; 2003; Olympic bronze 10k + 10k classical 2002), born in Röbäck, Sweden
  • 1977-04-05 JoAnn Sevin, Dubois PA, air pistol (Olympics 1996)
  • 1977-04-24 Ryan Mitchell, Australian breaststroke swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Port Augusta, Australia
  • 1977-05-05 Tiffany Roberts, American soccer midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Petaluma, California
  • 1977-05-06 Shannon Shakespeare, Canadian 100m swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Mission, British Columbia
  • 1977-05-06 Trent Steed, Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1977-05-10 Amanda Borden, gymnast (World silver 94, Olympic gold 1996), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1977-05-12 Monique de Bruin, American fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in Portland, Oregon

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport