Olympic Sports (Part 8)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 701 - 800 of 2,627

  • 1949-11-20 Juha Mieto, Finland, 15KM skier (Olympic silver 1980)
  • 1949-12-12 Ricardo Luis Carreras, American bantamweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1972), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-12-19 Claudia A Kolb, American 200m breast stroke swimmer (Olympic silver 1964)
  • 1949-12-30 Bruce Davidson, equestrian 3-day (Olympic silver 1996)
  • 1950-02-07 Marilyn Cochran, skier (Olympics 1972), born in Burlington, Vermont
  • 1950-02-09 Lloyd Weldon Keasor, Pumphrey Md, wrestler (Olympic silver 1976)
  • 1950-05-09 James A Butts, American triple jumper (Olympic silver 1976), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-05-12 Renate Stecher-Meissner, German DR, sprinter (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1950-05-18 Rodney Milburn Jr, USA, hurdler (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1950-06-03 Marlene Elejarde, 4x100m runner (Olympic silver 1968), born in Havana, Cuba
  • 1950-06-05 Adrian Cosma, Romania, team handball (Olympic silver 1976)
  • 1950-06-11 Debbie "Pokey" Watson, American 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1968)
  • 1950-06-18 Annelie Ehrhardt, German DR, 100m hurdler (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1950-06-25 Tatyana Averina, USSR, speed skater 1K, 3K (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1950-06-27 Benjamin Peterson, American heavyweight boxer (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1950-06-28 Ken Arthur, Australian softball asst coach (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1950-07-06 Sultan Rakhmanov, Super heavyweight (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1950-08-03 Waldemar Cierpinski, German DR, marathoner (Olympic gold 1976, 80)
  • 1950-08-05 Rosi Mittermaier, German FR, slalom/downhill (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1950-08-07 David James Wottle, American 800m runner (Olympic gold 1972), born in Canton, Ohio
  • 1950-08-15 Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise Windsor, England, Princess/olympic equestrian
  • 1950-08-16 Hasely Crawford, Trinidad, 100m runner (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1950-08-27 Cynthia Potter, American springboard diver (Olympic bronze 1976)
  • 1950-10-13 Annegret Richter-Irrang, German FR, sprinter (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1950-11-11 Rex Samuel Sellers, Tornado class sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1950-11-17 Roland Matthes, German DR, 100m/200m backstroke (Olympic gold 1968, 72)
  • 1950-11-21 Alberto Juantorena, Cuba, 400m dash (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1950-12-03 John Akii-bua, Uganda, 400m hurdler (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1950-12-31 Inge Helten, German FR, sprinter (Olympic bronze 1976)
  • 1951-01-04 Barbara Ann Cochran, Claremont NH, slalom skier (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1951-01-14 Gil Pak Jong, Korea PR, judo (Olympic-1976)
  • 1951-01-17 Rolando Thoeni, Italian slalom (Olympic bronze 1972)
  • 1951-01-23 Margaret Johnson Bailes, 4X100 runner (Olympic gold 1968), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1951-01-23 Michael Matz, equestrian show jumper (Olympic silver 1996)
  • 1951-01-25 Steve Prefontaine, American runner (5K 1972 Olympic 4th), born in Coos Bay, Oregon (d. 1975)
  • 1951-01-26 Jarmila Kratochvilova, Czech, 400m/800m runner (Olympic silver 1980)
  • 1951-02-03 Felipe Munoz, Mexican 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1968)
  • 1951-02-07 Manfred Schumann, German FR, bobsled (Olympic-silver/bronze-1976)
  • 1951-02-22 Elaine Tanner, Canadian swimmer (1966 Commonwealth Games, 1968 Olympics), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1951-02-28 Gustavo Thoeni, Italian giant slalom (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1951-04-13 Beatrix "Trixie" Schuba, Austrian figure skater (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1951-04-30 Danuta Rosani, Polish discus thrower (Olympic 1976) disqualified for drugs
  • 1951-05-12 Gunnar Larrson, Swedish 200m/400m swimmer (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1951-05-18 Angela Voigt, German DR, long jumper (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1951-06-10 Burglinde Pollak, German DR, pentathlete (Olympic bronze 1972)
  • 1951-06-10 Vicky Latta, equestrian 3 day event (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1951-06-11 Maren Seidler, American shot putter (Olympic 11th 1968), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1951-06-24 Ivar Formo, Norwegian 50K cross country skier (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1951-07-14 Judi Brown, E Lansing Mich, 400m hurdler (Olympic silver 1984)
  • 1951-07-20 Larry Black, 4x100 runner (Olympic gold 1972), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1951-07-21 Doug Collins, American basketball player (Olympic silver 1972)
  • 1951-08-07 Gary Hall, US swimmer (Olympics-bronze/2 silver-1968, 72)
  • 1951-08-12 Hector Rodriguez, Cuba, lightweight judo (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1951-08-17 Alan Minter, England, light-middleweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1972)
  • 1951-08-21 Bernhard Germeshausen, German bobsled (Olympic gold 1976, 80), born in Heilbad Heiligenstadt, Germany
  • 1951-09-21 Bruce Arena, American soccer coach (Olympic gold 1996), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1951-09-30 Catie Ball, American 100m breast stroke swimmer (Olympic-4X4 gold-1968)
  • 1951-10-05 Leah Poulis Mueller, Berwyn Ill, speed skater (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1951-11-02 Kathy Hammond, American 400m runner (Olympic bronze 1972), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1951-11-23 Bernd Landvoigt, German DR, coxless pairs (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1951-11-23 Jorg Landvoigt, German DR, coxless pairs (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1951-12-03 Danger Alberto Juantorena, Cuba, 800m runner (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1951-12-11 Robert Cochran, Claremont Vt, skier (Olympics 1972)
  • 1951-12-17 Tatyana Kazankina, USSR, middle distance runner (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1951-12-31 Michael Allen Bantom, basketball player (Olympic silver 1972), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1952-01-22 Karen Moe [Thornton], US swimmer (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1952-01-26 Thomas Edward Henderson, SC, basketballer (Olympic silver 1972)
  • 1952-02-17 Insook Bhushan, Seoul Korea, US table tennis player (Olympic-92)
  • 1952-02-28 Melissa Babish, SC, swimmer (Olympic)
  • 1952-02-29 Raisa Smetanina, USSR, cross country skier (Olympic gold 1976, 80, 92)
  • 1952-03-09 Iuliana Semenova, USSR, basketball (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1952-03-29 Teofilo Stevenson, Cuba, heavyweight boxer (Olympic gold 1972, 76, 80), (d. 2012)
  • 1952-04-01 Rey Robinson, American 100m sprinter (Olympic-1972)
  • 1952-04-04 Rosemarie Ackermann, German DR, high jumper (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1952-04-07 Jane Frederick, US pentathlete (Olympic 7th 1976)
  • 1952-04-16 Peter Westbrook, US fencer (Olympic bronze 1988, 92, 96), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1952-04-25 Vladislav Tretiak, USSR hockey player (Olympic gold 1972, 76)
  • 1952-05-03 Allen Wells, Scottish 100m sprinter (Olympic gold-1980), born in Edinburgh
  • 1952-06-12 Seigfried Brietzke, German DR, coxless rower (Olympic gold 1972, 76, 80)
  • 1952-06-16 Aleksandr Zaitsev, USSR, pairs figure skating (Olympic gold 1976, 80)
  • 1952-07-08 Ulrich Wehling, German DR, cross country (Olympic gold 1972, 76, 80)
  • 1952-07-09 Rod Boll, Canadian trap shooter (Olympics 1996), born in Fillmore, Saskatchwan
  • 1952-07-18 James Forbes, basketball player (Olympic silver 1972)
  • 1952-07-26 Ludmila Maslakova, USSR, relay runner (Olympic silver 1980)
  • 1952-08-02 Angel Herrera, Cuba, FW/LW boxer (Olympic gold 1976, 80)
  • 1952-08-04 Daniel Bautista, Mexican 20k walker (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1952-08-06 Wojiech Fortuna, Polish ski jumper (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1952-08-23 Mac Cone, Canadian equestrian jumper (Olympics 1996), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1952-08-26 John Kinsella, USA, swimmer (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1952-09-13 Johanna Klier-Schaller, German DR, 100m hurdler (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1952-09-14 Margit Schumann, German DR, luge (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1952-09-29 Monika Zehrt, German DR, 400m runner (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1952-10-04 Anita Luceete Defrantz, rower (Olympic bronze 1976), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1952-10-07 Ludmila Tourischeva, USSR, gymnist (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1952-10-14 Nikolai Adrianov, USSR, gymnast (Olympic-4 gold/2 silver/bronze-1976)
  • 1952-11-17 Roman Codreanu, Romania, wrestler (Olympic-1980)
  • 1952-12-12 Cathy Rigby McCoy, Los Alamitos California, gymnist (Olympic-4th-1968)
  • 1952-12-21 Steve Furniss, US swimmer (Olympic bronze 1972)
  • 1952-12-29 Nikolai Andrianov, USSR, gymnist (Olympic gold 1972, 76, 80)
  • 1953-01-03 Angelo Parisi, French heavyweight judo (Olympic gold 1980)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport