Guess Who This Is

82 Persons awarded the Olympic Gold Medal:

Abby Wambach

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mary Abigail Wambach
Birth Date:
Age today:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 5' 11". Position: forward.
Teams:Also the 2012 USA national team, which won the World Cup.
Twice won Olympic Gold Medal.

Al Joyner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alfrederick Joyner
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Florence Griffith Joyner, until her death.
Younger than Florence Griffith Joyner by less than 1 year.
older brother of
Older than Jackie Joyner-Kersee by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Triple jump.
Olympic Gold Medal 1984.
Arkansas State University Track and Field Hall of Fame 1993.
Arkansas Track and Field Hall of Fame 1997.
Illinois Track and Field Hall of Fame 1999.
Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 1999.

Alice Coachman

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Alice Marie Coachman
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.

Andy Murray

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Barron Murray
Birth Date:
Age today:
30
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Scottish professional tennis player.
Olympic Gold Medal 2012 in singles against Federer. Won at Wimbledon 2013. Appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to tennis. Knightedd in 2016 New Year Honours.

Archie Hahn

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Archibald Hahn
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sprinter.
Olympic Gold Medal 1904 in three events.
Book:Coach in multiple sports at several colleges and universities.
University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1984.
Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1991.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1959.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1983.

Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mildred Ella Didriksen
Also Known As:
Mildred Ella Didrikson
Babe Didrikson
Babe Zaharias
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: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.

Bart Conner

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bart Wayne Conner
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Older than Nadia Comăneci by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1984.
Movie:International Gymnastics Hall of Fame 1997.
National High School Hall of Fame 1986.
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame 1996.
Oklahoma Hall of Fame 2012.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

Billy Mills

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Mervin Mills
Also Known As:
Makata Taka Hela
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Native American, a member of the Ogala Lakota (Sioux) Tribe.
Olympic Gold Medal 1964 games at Tokyo, in the 10,000 meter event.
San Diego Hall of Champions 1970.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1984.
National Distance Running Hall of Fame 1999.
Kansas Hall of Fame.
South Dakota Hall of Fame 1980.
National High School Hall of Fame 1990.
American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame 1978.
Presidential Citizens Medal 2012.
Breitbard Hall of Fame 1970.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1976.

Bob Knight

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Mpntgomery Knight
Also Known As:
Robert M. Knight
Nickname(s):
Bobby
The General
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

As a coach, known for his temper.
Forward at team:Coach, teams:Henry Iba Award 1975.
Henry Iba Award 1989.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1991.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 2012.
Olympic Gold Medal 1984.

Bob Mathias

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Robert Bruce Mathias
Nickname(s):
Bob
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

US Representative from California 1967-1975.
Olympic Gold Medal in the decathlon two consecutive times.
California Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1981.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983.
National High School Hall of Fame 1989.
DeMolay International Alumni Association Hall of Fame 1989.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974.

Bobby Morrow

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bobby Joe Morrow
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sprinter.
Olympic Gold Medal 1956 in 100 meters.
Olympic Gold Medal 1956 in 200 meters.
Olympic Gold Medal 1956 in 4x100 meters relay.
Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2016.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1975.
Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Award 1956.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

Bonnie Blair

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Bonnie Kathleen Blair
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
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 Award 1994.

Brandi Chastain

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Brandi Denise Chastain
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

US national soccer team player. After the team won in 1996, she ripped off her shirt. Pro soccer player.
Olympic Gold Medal 1996.
West Coast Conference Hall of Honor 2010.

Caitlyn Jenner

Gender:
Female (changed from) Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Bruce Jenner
Also Known As:
Bruce Jenner
Caitlyn Marie Jenner
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

was father of
was father of
was father of
husband of
Older than Kris Jenner by 5 years.
was father of
husband of
Older than Linda Thompson by less than 1 year.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Became a female in 2015 Official name change (to Caitlyn Marie Jenner) and gender change in September 2015. As a male, Olympic Gold Medal 1972 and Olympic Gold Medal 1976 in the decathlon event. Motivational speaker. Has a problem with dyslexia.
Movie:TV series:Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1994.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1986.
Connecticut Sports Hall of Fame 1994.
Iowa Sports Hall of Fame 1982.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1980.
Arthur Ashe Courage Award 2015.

Carl Lewis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Carlton Lewis
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Specializing in sprint and long jump. Won 10 Olympic medals including 9 Olympic Gold Medal wins. 10 World Championships medals, 8 of which were gold.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2010.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1999.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2005.
New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 2001.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 2001.
Jesse Owens Award 1982.
Jesse Owens Award 1991.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
Mt. SAC Relays Hall of Fame 1984.
Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2016.

Carli Lloyd

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Carli Anne Lloyd
Birth Date:
Age today:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Professional soccer midfielder.
Teams:Also the US National team.
Olympic Gold Medal 2008 and 2012.
Won with US team 3 times Women's World Cup.

Cathy Freeman

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Catherine Astrid Salome Freeman
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sprinter.
Olympic Gold Medal 2000 in 400 meters.
Arthur Ashe Courage Award 2001.

Cheryl Miller

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Cheryl D. Miller
Birth Date:
Age today:
53, 21 days before her 54th birthday
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: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.
National High School Hall of Fame 1990.
Riverside Sport Hall of Fame 2006.
FIBA Hall of Fame 2010.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1995.
Wade Trophy 1985.

David Robinson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Maurice Robinson
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 7' 1". Center.
Teams:20,790 points as a pro.
Olympic Gold Medal 1992 with the US team. .
Olympic Gold Medal 1996 with the US team.
Adolph F Rupp Trophy 1987.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2009.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1995.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2008.
Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame 2015.
Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Award 2003.

Dean Smith (stunts)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Finis Dean Smith
Birth Date:
Age today:
85, 33 days before his 86th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV series:Movies:Olympic Gold Medal 1952 in the 4x100m relay.
Stuntman's Hall of Fame.
Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame 2006.
Texas Trail of Fame 2010.

Debbie Meyer

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Deborah Elizabeth Meyer
Also Known As:
Deborah Webber
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1968 three events.
National High School Hall of Fame 2004.
International Swimming Hall of Fame 1977.
International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1987.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

Don Barksdale

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Donld Argee Barksdale
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69, 23 days before his 70th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward / center.
Olympic Gold Medal 1948, the first African American on the US Olympic basketball team.
Teams:Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1996.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2012.
Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2006.
UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1987.

Donna de Varona

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Donna Elizabeth DeVarona
Also Known As:
Donna De Varona
Nickname(s):
Liz
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
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.

Dorothy Hamill

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Stuart Hamill
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
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.

Edwin Moses

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edwin Corley Moses
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won Olympic Gold Medal 1976 andOlympic Gold Medal 1984 in the 400 m hurdles.
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1998.
Jesse Owens Award 1981.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1994.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.
Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame.
Mt. SAC Relays Hall of Fame 1981.
Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Award 1984.

Evelyn Ashford

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Evelyn Ashford
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
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.

Florence Griffith Joyner

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Florence Delorez Griffith
Also Known As:
Florence Griffith-Joyner
Nickname(s):
Flo-Jo
Dee Dee
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.

Gail Devers

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Yolanda Gail Devers
Birth Date:
Age today:
51, 24 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A three-time Olympic Gold Medal.
UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1999.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2012.
Breitbard Hall of Fame 2006.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 2011.
Jesse Owens Award 1993.
Jesse Owens Award 1996.

Gene Keady

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lloyd Eugene Keady
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head coach, teams:Olympic Gold Medal 2000 for team:as assistant coach.
Henry Iba Award 1984.
Henry Iba Award 1996.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 2007.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2013.
Purdue Intercollegiate Athletic Hall of Fame 2010.

Greg Louganis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Gregory Efthimios Louganis
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1984 and Olympic Gold Medal 1988 on both the springboard and platform.
Movie:Breitbard Hall of Fame 2010.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1999.
International Swimming Hall of Fame 1993.
National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame 2013.
University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame 1991.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

Jack Shea

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Amos Shea
Nickname(s):
The Chief
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
grandfather of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1932 won twice for speed skating at Lake Placid games. Died of a car accident January 22, 2002 at the 2002 Olympics at Lake Placid.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2005.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Jacqueline Joyner
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
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.
National High School Hall of Fame 1989.
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.
St. Louis Walk of Fame:
A star at 6683 Delmar Boulevard.

Jesse Owens

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Cleveland Owens
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1936 in the 100 meters, 200 meters, long jump and 4×100 meter relay events.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983.
Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 1977.
National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame 1978.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1977.
Congressional Gold Medal 1988.
National High School Hall of Fame 1983.
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1970.
Los Angeles Memorial Coloseum Court of Honors 1984.

Jim Shea Jr.

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Edmund Shea Jr.
Also Known As:
Jim Shea
Nickname(s):
Jimmy
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandson of
son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 2002 in speed skating (skeleton event) at Lake Placid.

Jo Jo White

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Henry White
Also Known As:
JoJo White
Birth Date:
Age today:
71, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Point guard.
Teams:Olympic Gold Medal 1968.
Marine Corps Sports Hall of Fame 2009.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1997.
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1991.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2015.
St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2014.

Joe Frazier

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Joseph William Frazier
Nickname(s):
Smokin' Joe
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:

Olympic Gold Medal 1964 and undisputed heavyweight boxing champion.
Defeated:on points in the highly-anticipated "Fight of the Century" in 1971.
Lost to:United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1989.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2004.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 2013.

Johnny Weissmuller

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Janos Weiszmueller
Janos Weißmüller
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Lupe Vélez by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1924 five times.
Movie:United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1967.
International Swimming Hall of Fame 1965.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Karl Malone

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Karl Anthony Malone
Nickname(s):
The Mailman
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 9". Power forward.
Teams:Olympic Gold Medal 1992.
Olympic Gold Medal 1996.
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2008.
Louisiana Tech University Athletics Hall of Fame 1992.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2010.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1997.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1999.

Kerri Walsh Jennings

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Kerri Lee Walsh
Also Known As:
Kerri Walsh
Kerri Walsh-Jennings
Birth Date:
Age today:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Younger than Casey Jennings by 3 years.
mother of
mother of
mother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Beach volleyball player, with partner:Olympic Gold Medal 2004 and Olympic Gold Medal 2008 and Olympic Gold Medal 2012.

Lebron James

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lebron Raymone James
Nickname(s):
King James
Birth Date:
Age today:
32, 17 days before his 33rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Forward, basketball teams:2004 Rookie of the Year.
Movie:Olympic Gold Medal 2008.
Olympic Gold Medal 2012.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 2000.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 2009.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 2012.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 2013.
Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Award 2012.
Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Award 2016.

Lenny Wilkens

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Randolph Wilkens
Also Known As:
Leonard R. "Lenny" Wilkens
Nickname(s):
Lenny
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Point guard then coach.
Teams:Olympic Gold Medal 1996 as a coach.
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 2005.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1989.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1998.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2011.
Providence College Hall of Fame.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2010 on the team called:

Lindsay Davenport

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Lindsay Ann Davenport
Birth Date:
Age today:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Former World No. 1 American professional tennis player. She won three Grand Slam singles tournaments and an Olympic Gold Medal 1996.
International Tennis Hall of Fame 2014.
Southern California Tennis Association Hall of Fame 2013.
Anaheim / OC Walk of Stars:
A star for Sports fame.

Lindsey Vonn

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Lindsey C. Kildow
Birth Date:
Age today:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 2010.

Lisa Leslie

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Lisa Deshaun Leslie
Also Known As:
Lisa Deshaun Leslie-Lockwood
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6'5".
Center with teams:of the WNBA. Four consecutive Olympic Gold Medal wins.
USC Athletic Hall of Fame 2005.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2015.
Women's Basketball Hall of Fame 2015.

Lynette Woodard

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Lynette Woodard
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Teams:Coach team:Olympic Gold Medal 1984.
National High School Hall of Fame 1989.
Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1990.
Academic All-America Hall of Fame 1992.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2004.
Women's Basketball Hall of Fame 2005.
Wade Trophy 1981.

Mark Phillips

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Mark Anthony Peter Phillips
Also Known As:
Captain Mark Phillips
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandfather of
grandfather of
father of
ex-husband of
Older than Princess Anne by 1 year.
grandfather of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Equestrian, won Olympic Gold Medal.
Columnist, magazine:

Mark Spitz

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Mark Andrew Spitz
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic swimming champion, won 7 times Olympic Gold Medal 1972. He set 33 world swimming records. He is a motivational speaker.
International Swimming Hall of Fame 1977.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1984.
International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 1979.
National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2007.

Mary Lou Retton

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mary Lou Retton
Also Known As:
Mary Lou Retton Kelley
Nickname(s):
America's Sweetheart
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 4' 9".
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 Award 1984.

Matt Biondi

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Matthew Nicholas Biondi
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 7".
Olympic Gold Medal 1984. Won Olympic Gold Medal 1988 5 times.
Olympic Gold Medal 1992 twice.
Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1998.
Cal Athletic Hall of Fame 1997.
International Swimming Hall of Fame 1997.
National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

Maya Moore

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Maya April Moore
Birth Date:
Age today:
28
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Small forward.
Teams:Olympic Gold Medal 2012.
Olympic Gold Medal 2016.
Wade Trophy 2009.
Wade Trophy 2010.
Wade Trophy 2011.

Mia Hamm

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mariel Margaret Hamm
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of

Brief Facts:

American Women's Soccer Team player.
Olympic Gold Medal 2004.
National Soccer Hall of Fame.
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 2006.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame 2008.

Michael Johnson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Duane Johnson
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1992 in the 4x400 relay, Olympic Gold Medal 1996 in the 200m and 400m dash, Olympic Gold Medal 2000 in the 400m event.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 2004.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.
Jesse Owens Award 1994.
Jesse Owens Award 1995.
Jesse Owens Award 1996.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Michael Phelps

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Michael Fred Phelps II
Nickname(s):
MP
The Baltimore Bullet
Flying Fish
Birth Date:
Age today:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 4". Whe most decorated Olympic athlete of all time with 22 medals. Holds the all-time records for gold medals (18), gold medals in individual events (11), Olympic Gold Medal wins in individual events for a male (13). In winning eight gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Games. He took the record for the most first-place finishes at any single Olympic Games.
Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Award 2008.

Misty Hyman

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Misty Dawn Marie Hyman
Birth Date:
Age today:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won the Olympic Gold Medal in the 200-meter butterfly at the 2000 Summer Olympics.
Arizona Sports Hall of Fame 2012.

Misty May-Treanor

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Misty Erie May
Also Known As:
Misty May
Misty E. May
Nickname(s):
The Turtle
Birth Date:
Age today:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Beach volleyball player, partner with:Olympic Gold Medal 2004 and Olympic Gold Medal 2008 and Olympic Gold Medal 2012.
Dancer on TV show:as a contestant.
Long Beach State Athletics Hall of Fame 2004.

Muhammad Ali

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.
Also Known As:
Cassius Clay
Nickname(s):
The Greatest
The Louisville Lip
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Heavyweight.
Olympic Gold Medal 1960.
Said, of his boxing, "Float like a butterfly - sting like a bee." Book:Movie for television:Conscientious objector to war. Developed Parkinsons later.
International Boxing Hall of Fame 1990.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 2005.
Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.
Presidential Citizens Medal 2001.
Liberty Medal 2012.
National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001.
Arthur Ashe Courage Award 1997.
Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year Award 1974.
Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame 1985.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater; ceremony: 11 January 2002.

Nadia Comăneci

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Nadia Elena Comăneci
Also Known As:
Nadia Comaneci
Birth Date:
Age today:
56, 31 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.

Nellie Kim

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Nellie Vladimirovna Kim
Also Known As:
Nelli Kim
Нелли Владимировна Ким
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1976 and Olympic Gold Medal 1980. Coach of various teams, active in setting judging standards.
International Gymnastics Hall of Fame 1999.

Oscar Robertson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Oscar Palmer Robertson
Also Known As:
Oscar P. Robertson
Nickname(s):
The Big O
Birth Date:
Age today:
79, 19 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Point guard. Height 6' 5".
Teams:Olympic Gold Medal 1960.
National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004.
National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame 2006.
Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1995.
FIBA Hall of Fame 2009.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 1980.
NBA Most Valuable Player Award 1964.

Paavo Nurmi

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Paavo Johannes Nurmi
Nickname(s):
Flying Finn
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of

Brief Facts:

Won nine gold and three silver Olympic medals.
Olympic Gold Medal 1920 and Olympic Gold Medal 1924 and Olympic Gold Medal 1928.
Relationship with:is not verified.

Pat McCormick

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Joan McCormick
Birth Date:
Age today:
87
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.

Peggy Fleming

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Peggy Gail Fleming
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
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.

Ralph Boston

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ralph Harold Boston
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first person to break the 27 feet (8.2 m) barrier in the long jump.
Olympic Gold Medal 1960.
Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame 1976.
Mt. SAC Relays Hall of Fame 1975.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.

Roger Kingdom

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Roger Nona Kingdom
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sprint hurdler.
Olympic Gold Medal 1984.
Olympic Gold Medal 1988.
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 2002.
Jesse Owens Award 1989.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 2005.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 2006.

Rowdy Gaines

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ambrose Gaines IV
Nickname(s):
Rowdy
Birth Date:
Age today:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 1984 in swimming. Commentary on swimming events on TV.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame 2005.
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame 1988.
International Swimming Hall of Fame 1995.
Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1986.

Rudy Tomjanovich

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rudolph Tomjanovich Jr.
Birth Date:
Age today:
69, 19 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 8".
Forward, team:Coach teams:Olympic Gold Medal 1992.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1995.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1979.

Sammy Lee

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Lee
Also Known As:
Dr. Sammy Lee
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first Asian-American to win Olympic Gold Medal 1948 as a diver. Won again, the first man to win back-to-back gold medals in Olympic platform diving, Olympic Gold Medal 1952. Of Korean ancestry. Became a doctor, served in the army in the Korean War. Coached divers at Olympic games.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.
International Swimming Hall of Fame 1968.
Orange County Sports Hall of Fame 1984.
Anaheim / OC Walk of Stars:
A star for Sports fame; ceremony: 26 May 2009.

Sarah Hughes

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Sarah Elizabeth Hughes
Birth Date:
Age today:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Figure skater.
Olympic Gold Medal 2002.
International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2005.
Nassau County Sports Hall of Fame 2011.
National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame 2003.

Scott Hamilton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Scott Scovell Hamilton
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Adopted at age 6 weeks. Figure skating champion, winning four consecutive U.S. championships (1981-1984), four consecutive World Championships (1981-1984) and Olympic Gold Medal 1984.
United States Skating Hall of Fame 1990.
World Figure Skating Hall of Fame 1990.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1990.
Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1996.

Sheryl Swoopes

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Sheryl Denise Swoopes
Birth Date:
Age today:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

College teams:Pro teams:Coach, teams:Olympic Gold Medal 1996.
Olympic Gold Medal 2000.
Olympic Gold Medal 2004.
Texas Sports Hall of Fame.
Texas Women's Hall of Fame 2004.
Women's Basketball Hall of Fame 2017.

Stan Wawrinka

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Stanislas Wawrinka
Birth Date:
Age today:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Swiss. Name pronounced "va-VREENG-kah." Winner of the 2014 Australian Open and 2015 French Open.
Olympic Gold Medal 2012 in doubles tennis.

Ted Ligety

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Sharp Ligety
Birth Date:
Age today:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 2006 in the combined event in Turin and the giant slalom race, Olympic Gold Medal 2014 at Sochi.

Tommie Smith

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Tommie C. Smith
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Sprinter.
Olympic Gold Medal 1968. Noted for "black power" salute on the stand.
Wide receiver, teams:Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1999.
International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2014.
Mt. SAC Relays Hall of Fame 1993.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1978.
Arthur Ashe Courage Award 2008.

Tracy Caulkins

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Tracy Anne Caulkins
Also Known As:
Tracy Anne Stockwell
Tracy Caulkins-Stockwell
Birth Date:
Age today:
54, 29 days before her 55th birthday
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.

Victoria Azarenka

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Victória Fyódorovna Azárenka
Also Known As:
Вікторыя Фёдараўна Азаранка
Nickname(s):
Vika
Birth Date:
Age today:
28
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Olympic Gold Medal 2012 for mixed doubles.

Walt Hazzard

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Walter Raphael Hazzard Jr,
Also Known As:
Mahdi Abdul-Rahman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

College days and later coach at team:Pro teams:Converted to Islam but used his birth name professionally.
Olympic Gold Medal 1964.
Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor 2004.
UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame 1984.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2015.

Willie Davenport

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William D. Davenport
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59, 9 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Long distance runner. The first African American to compete in the Winter Olympics for the USA.
Olympic Gold Medal 1968.
Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1988.
National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1982.
Southwestern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 2005.
United States Olympic Hall of Fame.
Mt. SAC Relays Hall of Fame 1977.

Wyomia Tyus

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Wyomia Tyus
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

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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