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48 Persons in the International Women's Sports Hall of Fame:

Alice Coachman

Real/Birth Name:
Alice Marie Coachman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1948. Won the high jump event. The first African-American woman to win gold in the Olympics. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1979. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1991. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1975.

Althea Gibson

Real/Birth Name:
Althea Gibson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 34 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Winner of the French Open in 1956. The first person of color to win a Grand Slam. Also won Wimbledon twice. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1984. International Tennis Hall of Fame 1971. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1980. National Women's Hall of Fame 2001. New Jersey Hall of Fame 2009. New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1994. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. Theodore Roosevelt Award 1991.

Amelia Earhart

Real/Birth Name:
Amelia Mary Earhart
Also Known As:
Amelia Earhart Putnam
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39, 22 days before her 40th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Apparently died in a plane crash. She was flying across the Pacific. California Hall of Fame 2006. National Women's Hall of Fame 1973. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1980. New Jersey Aviation Hall of Fame 1973. Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 1992. Kansas Hall of Fame 2011. National Aviation Hall of Fame 1968. Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 1997. Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey 1973. Kansas Aviation Hall of Fame 1988. Missouri Walk of Fame 2012.

Ann Meyers

Real/Birth Name:
Ann Elizabeth Meyers
Also Known As:
Ann Meyers Drysdale
Ann Meyers-Drysdale
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Don Drysdale, until his death.
Younger than Don Drysdale by 18 years.

Brief Facts:

Team UCLA. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1985. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1988. California Sports Hall of Fame 2009. Women's Basketball Hall of Fame 1999. Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1987. Dick Enberg Award 2014. FIBA Hall of Fame 2007. National High School Hall of Fame 1995. Honda Sports Award 1978.

Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Real/Birth Name:
Mildred Ella Didriksen
Also Known As:
Mildred Ella Didrikson
Babe Didrikson
Babe Zaharias
Nickname(s):
Babe
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Called Babe by childhood friends who thought she batted like Babe Ruth. Name changed from Didriksen after it was accidentally spelled Didrikson. Olympic Gold Medal 1932 in Los Angeles in the javelin and hurdles events, second in high jump. Played semiprofessional women's basketball. Later became a pro golfer, co-founder of the LPGA tour. Considered the greatest female athlete of the 20th century. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983. Honored on an 18 cent US postage stamp. National Women's Hall of Fame 1976. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1980. World Golf Hall of Fame 1951. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974. Colorado Women's Hall of Fame 2008. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1964. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1974. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2016. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Bessie Coleman

Real/Birth Name:
Elizabeth Coleman
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
34
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first female pilot of African-American descent and the first person of African-American descent to hold an international pilot license. Died when she fell out of an airplane that went into a spin and crashed. She was not the pilot. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1992. National Women's Hall of Fame 2001. Texas Aviation Hall of Fame 2000. National Aviation Hall of Fame 2006. Women in Aviation, International Pioneers Hall of Fame 1995.

Billie Jean King

Real/Birth Name:
Billie Jean Moffitt
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
74, 1 day before her 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 39 Grand Slam titles, including 12 singles, 16 women's doubles, and 11 mixed doubles titles. Played Bobby Riggs and won in a demonstration match called "The Battle of the Sexes" in 1973. International Tennis Hall of Fame 1987. California Hall of Fame 2006. California Sports Hall of Fame 2010. National Women's Hall of Fame 1990. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2009. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1980. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2009. National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame 2013. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004. Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame 1999. Southern California Tennis Association Hall of Fame 2011. Arthur Ashe Courage Award 1999. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1972.

Bonnie Blair

Real/Birth Name:
Bonnie Kathleen Blair
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A speedskater. 5 times Olympic Gold Medal. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 2001. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1995. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1994. James E. Sullivan Award 1992.

Carol Mann

Real/Birth Name:
Carol Mann
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 3". Won two major championships and 38 LPGA Tour events. Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame 2012. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1982. World Golf Hall of Fame 1977.

Cheryl Miller

Real/Birth Name:
Cheryl D. Miller
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 2". Forward and coach for team University of Southern California. Olympic Gold Medal 1984, Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. Scored 105 points in a high school game in 1982. California Sports Hall of Fame 2008. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1991. USC Athletic Hall of Fame 1995. Women's Basketball Hall of Fame 1999. Riverside Sport Hall of Fame 2006. FIBA Hall of Fame 2010. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1995. Wade Trophy 1985. National High School Hall of Fame 1990. Honda Sports Award 1984. Honda Sports Award 1985. Naismith College Player of the Year 1984. Naismith College Player of the Year 1985. Naismith College Player of the Year 1986.

Chris Evert

Real/Birth Name:
Christine Marie Evert
Also Known As:
Chris Evert-Lloyd
Chrissie Evert
Nickname(s):
Chris
Chrissie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
63, 30 days before her 64th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Andy Mill by 1 year.
ex-wife of
Older than Greg Norman by less than 1 year.
ex-wife of
Younger than John Lloyd by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Dominant female professional tennis star. Won 18 Grand Slam singles titles, in the 1970s and 1980s. International Tennis Hall of Fame 1995. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1975. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1976. National High School Hall of Fame 1992.

Debbie Meyer

Real/Birth Name:
Deborah Elizabeth Meyer
Also Known As:
Deborah Webber
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1968 three events. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1977. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1987. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. National High School Hall of Fame 2004. James E. Sullivan Award 1968. Sacramento Walk of Stars: A star at 1801 L Street; ceremony: 31 August 2016.

Diana Nyad

Real/Birth Name:
Diana Sneed
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First person to swim from Havana to Key West with no shark cage or swim fins. Radio program The Savvy Traveler. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 2006. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1979. National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame 2014.

Donna de Varona

Real/Birth Name:
Donna Elizabeth DeVarona
Also Known As:
Donna De Varona
Nickname(s):
Liz
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Joanna Kerns by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1964. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1987. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1983. National Women's Hall of Fame 2003. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1987. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1969. Theodore Roosevelt Award 2003.

Dorothy Hamill

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Stuart Hamill
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Dean Paul Martin by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1976 Innsbruck Winter Olympic Games. Known for her haircut style. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1991. United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1991. World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 2000. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame 2007.

Eleonora Sears

Real/Birth Name:
Eleonora Randolph Sears
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Won the women's doubles at the US Women's National Championship four times. The first woman to play polo on a men's team. US Show Jumping Hall of Fame 1992. International Tennis Hall of Fame 1968. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1984.

Evelyn Ashford

Real/Birth Name:
Evelyn Ashford
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1984 100-meter dash. Olympic Gold Medal 1984 4×100 meter relay. Olympic Gold Medal 1988. Olympic Gold Medal 1992. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1990. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1997. Mt. SAC Relays Hall of Fame 1994. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1997. United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

Flo Hyman

Real/Birth Name:
Flora Jean Hyman
Nickname(s):
Flo
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 5". Volleyball athlete and Olympic silver medalist. Died during a volleyball match in Japan as a result of Marfan syndrome. Volleyball Hall of Fame 1988. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1986. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2003. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 1998.

Florence Griffith Joyner

Real/Birth Name:
Florence Delorez Griffith
Also Known As:
Florence Griffith-Joyner
Nickname(s):
Flo-Jo
Dee Dee
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Al Joyner, until she died.
Older than Al Joyner by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Runner. Died of a severe epileptic seizure in her sleep. Jesse Owens Award 1988. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2002. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1995. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1998. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1998. Olympic Gold Medal 1988 100 m, Olympic Gold Medal 1988 200 m, Olympic Gold Medal 1988 4x100 m.

Grete Waitz

Real/Birth Name:
Grete Andersen
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Marathon runner and world record holder. Won 9 New York City Marathons between 1978 and 1988, more than any other runner in history. Olympic silver medalist in 1964. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1995. National Distance Running Hall of Fame 2000.

Helen Stephens

Real/Birth Name:
Helen Herring Stephens
Nickname(s):
The Fulton Flash
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75, 17 days before her 76th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Shot put and discus. Olympic Gold Medal 1936 100 meters. Olympic Gold Medal 1936 4x100 meter relay. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1983. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1975. National Women's Hall of Fame 1993. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1964.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Real/Birth Name:
Jacqueline Joyner
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Al Joyner by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1988. Olympic Gold Medal 1992. Won in heptathlon and long jump. Also competed in 1984 and 1996. California Sports Hall of Fame 2007. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 2003. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Boys and Girls Clubs Alumni Hall of Fame. UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1996. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. Dick Enberg Award 2011. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 2004. Jesse Owens Award 1986. Jesse Owens Award 1987. Mt. SAC Relays Hall of Fame 2001. National High School Hall of Fame 1989. James E. Sullivan Award 1986. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6683 Delmar Boulevard.

Janet Evans

Real/Birth Name:
Janet Beth Evans
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Seven world records, five Olympic medals, including four gold medals. International Swimming Hall of Fame 2001. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 2001. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. National High School Hall of Fame 2010. James E. Sullivan Award 1989. Anaheim / Orange County Walk of Stars: A star for Sports fame.

Joan Benoit Samuelson

Real/Birth Name:
Joan Benoit
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won the Boston marathon twice, and Olympic gold in the first women's Olympic marathon in 1984 at Los Angeles. Married Samuelson. Books Running Tide, Running for Women. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1999. National Distance Running Hall of Fame 1998. Boys and Girls Clubs Alumni Hall of Fame. Maine Women's Hall of Fame 2000. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 2004. Jesse Owens Award 1984. United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

JoAnne Carner

Real/Birth Name:
JoAnne Gunderson
Also Known As:
JoAnne Gunderson Carner
Joanne Carner
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

43 victories on the LPGA Tour. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1988. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1987. World Golf Hall of Fame 1982. Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 1975.

Jody Conradt

Real/Birth Name:
Addie Jo Conradt
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Also volleyball. College team Baylor University. Coach, teams Sam Houston State University, University of Texas at Arlington, University of Texas. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1995. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1998. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Women's Basketball Hall of Fame 1999.

Katarina Witt

Real/Birth Name:
Katarina Witt
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
52, 12 days before her 53rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Figure skater. Last name pronouced Vitt. Olympic gold medal 1984 and 1988. Germany's Sports Hall of Fame 2010. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 2005.

Kathy Whitworth

Real/Birth Name:
Kathrynne Ann Whitworth
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 88 tournaments on the LPGA tour, more that any other golfer including the men's PGA tour. LPGA Tour Hall of Fame. World Golf Hall of Fame 1975. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1984. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame 2006.

Lottie Dod

Real/Birth Name:
Charlotte Dod
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won as ladies singles champion 5 times, first at age 15 in 1887. Youngest winner. Also excelled at golf and other sports. International Tennis Hall of Fame 1983. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1986.

Louise Suggs

Real/Birth Name:
Mae Louise Suggs
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 31 days before his 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of the LPGA Tour in 1950. Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1966. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1987. World Golf Hall of Fame 1951.

Margaret Court

Real/Birth Name:
Margaret Jean Smith
Also Known As:
Margaret Smith Court
Nickname(s):
The Arm
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First Australian woman to win at Wimbledon. The first person to win each Grand Slam event at least twice. International Tennis Hall of Fame 1979. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1986.

Martina Navratilova

Real/Birth Name:
Martina ?ubertová
Also Known As:
Martina Navrátilová
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
62, 34 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tennis champion, one of the best in the 20th century. Ranked number 1 formerly. Last name changed after her mother remarried. TV show Dancing with the Stars. She became a US citizen in 1981, but in 2008, she had her Czech citizenship restored. She stated she has not renounced her American citizenship nor does she plan to do so. International Tennis Hall of Fame 2000. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1984. National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame 2013.

Mary Lou Retton

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Lou Retton
Also Known As:
Mary Lou Retton Kelley
Nickname(s):
America's Sweetheart
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 4' 9". Gymnast. TV show Dancing with the Stars. Olympic Gold Medal 1984. International Gymnastics Hall of Fame 1997. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1993. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1984.

Mary T. Meagher

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Terstegge Meagher
Also Known As:
Mary Terstegge Meagher Plant
Nickname(s):
T
Madam Butterfly
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
54, 25 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced Mar. Olympic champion and former world record swimmer. In 1981 she bettered her own existing world records in the 100m and 200m butterfly, which stood as the respective World Records for 18 and 19 years. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2002. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1993. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2009. Cal Athletic Hall of Fame 1992. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1993. Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame 1993.

Mickey Wright

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Kathryn Wright
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Winner of 82 tournaments on the LPGA tour. LPGA Tour Hall of Fame. World Golf Hall of Fame 1964. San Diego Hall of Champions 1962. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Breitbard Hall of Fame 1962. Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame.

Micki King

Real/Birth Name:
Maxine Joyce King
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Competitive diver and diving coach. Olympic gold medal winner at the 1972 Summer Olympics in the three meter springboard event. Retired from the US Air Force with the rank of colonel. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1978. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1983. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1993. University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1986. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1992.

Nadia Comăneci

Real/Birth Name:
Nadia Elena Comăneci
Also Known As:
Nadia Comaneci
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
57, 9 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Younger than Bart Conner by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1976 3 times. Olympic Gold Medal 1980 two medals. Scored a perfect 10. June 29, 2001 she became a naturalized citizen of the United States. She retained her Romanian citizenship. International Gymnastics Hall of Fame 1993. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1990. Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 2013.

Pat McCormick

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Joan McCormick
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Diver. Swimsuit model. Olympic Gold Medal 1952. Olympic Gold Medal 1956 springboard diving. Olympic Gold Medal 1952. Olympic Gold Medal 1956 platform diving. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1965. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1984. Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1987. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. LBSU Athletic Hall of Fame 1988. James E. Sullivan Award 1956.

Pat Summitt

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Sue Head
Also Known As:
Pat Head Summitt
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64, 14 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Women's basketball coach. Team Tennessee Lady Vols. Won more that 1,000 games. Books Reach for the Summitt, Raise the Roof. Naismith Basketball Coach of the Century 2000. Women's Basketball Hall of Fame 1999. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2000. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1990. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2012. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 2003. FIBA Hall of Fame 2013. Arthur Ashe Courage Award 2012. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 2011. John R Wooden Legends of Coaching Award 2008.

Patty Berg

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Jane Berg
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of LPGA and a leading player. LPGA T&CP Hall of Fame 2000. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1961. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1980. World Golf Hall of Fame 1951.

Peggy Fleming

Real/Birth Name:
Peggy Gail Fleming
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1968. World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1976. United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1976. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1992. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1970.

Sandra Haynie

Real/Birth Name:
Sandra Jane Haynie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won four major championships, 42 LPGA Tour career events. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. World Golf Hall of Fame 1977.

Tenley Albright

Real/Birth Name:
Tenley Emma Albright
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Gold at the 1956 Olympics and winner of multiple US championships. The first American female skater to win an Olympic gold. Became a surgeon. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1983. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. United States Skating Hall of Fame 1976. World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1976. National Women's Hall of Fame.

Tracy Caulkins

Real/Birth Name:
Tracy Anne Caulkins
Also Known As:
Tracy Anne Stockwell
Tracy Caulkins-Stockwell
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Now an American-Australian dual citizen. Olympic Gold Medal 1984. Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1997. International Swimming Hall of Fame 1990. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame 1985. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1983. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 1996. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1986. James E. Sullivan Award 1978.

Willye White

Real/Birth Name:
Willye Brown White
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First American track and field athlete to compete in five Olympics. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1981. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1981.

Wilma Rudolph

Real/Birth Name:
Wilma Glodean Rudolph
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

At the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome she won three Olympic titles. National Women's Hall of Fame 1994. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1993. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1980. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 1967. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974. James E. Sullivan Award 1961.

Wyomia Tyus

Real/Birth Name:
Wyomia Tyus
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
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Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1964 and again in 1968 for the 100 meter event. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1976. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1981. United States Olympic Hall of Fame. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1980. Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame.
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