The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous Athletes

Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner (71)

American athlete and TV personality
Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens (1913 - 1980)

American track and field athlete
Lolo Jones

Lolo Jones (39)

American track & field and bobsled athlete
Marion Jones

Marion Jones (45)

American track and field athlete
Jessica Ennis

Jessica Ennis (35)

English hepathlete
Wilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph (1940 - 1994)

American runner
Mo Farah

Mo Farah (38)

British athlete
Carl Lewis

Carl Lewis (60)

American athlete
Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe (1888 - 1953)

American athlete
Fauja Singh

Fauja Singh (110)

British athlete
Terry Fox

Terry Fox (1958 - 1981)

Canadian athlete and activist
Chloe Kim

Chloe Kim (21)

South Korean-American Snowboarder
Alana Blanchard

Alana Blanchard (31)

American surfer
Helen Skelton

Helen Skelton (38)

English athlete and actress
Dawn Harper-Nelson

Dawn Harper-Nelson (37)

American athlete
Yohan Blake

Yohan Blake (31)

Jamaican sprinter
Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Jackie Joyner-Kersee (59)

American long jumper
Eric Liddell

Eric Liddell (1902 - 1945)

Scottish runner
Haile Gebrselassie

Haile Gebrselassie (48)

Ethiopian athlete
Allyson Felix

Allyson Felix (35)

American sprinter
Sydney McLaughlin

Sydney McLaughlin (22)

American athlete
Kimia Alizadeh

Kimia Alizadeh (23)

Iranian athlete
Tommie Smith

Tommie Smith (77)

American athlete
Justin Gatlin

Justin Gatlin (39)

American sprinter
Ashton Eaton

Ashton Eaton (33)

American decathlete and world record holder in the heptathlon.
Abebe Bikila

Abebe Bikila (1932 - 1973)

Ethiopian runner
Linford Christie

Linford Christie (61)

English athlete
Ole Einar Bjørndalen

Ole Einar Bjørndalen (47)

Norwegian biathlete
Hidilyn Diaz

Hidilyn Diaz (30)

Filipino weightlifter
Donovan Bailey

Donovan Bailey (53)

Canadian athlete, Olympic medalist
James Cracknell

James Cracknell (49)

British Olympic oarsman and athlete
Kelly Holmes

Kelly Holmes (51)

British middle distance athlete and Olympic gold medallist
Fatima Whitbread

Fatima Whitbread (60)

English javelin thrower
Martin Fourcade

Martin Fourcade (33)

French biathlete
Magdalena Neuner

Magdalena Neuner (34)

German biathlete
Karsten Warholm

Karsten Warholm (25)

Norwegian athlete
Alistair Brownlee

Alistair Brownlee (33)

British triathlete
James Lofton

James Lofton (65)

American football wide receiver, television color commentator, long jumper, masters athlete
Frank Shorter

Frank Shorter (73)

American college track and field athlete
Daley Thompson

Daley Thompson (63)

British decathlete
Rafer Johnson

Rafer Johnson (1935 - 2020)

American decathlete
Carolina Klüft

Carolina Klüft (38)

Swedish hepathlete
Jonathan Brownlee

Jonathan Brownlee (31)

British triathlete
Elroy Hirsch

Elroy Hirsch (1923 - 2004)

American athlete and United States Marine Corps officer
Steve Jones

Steve Jones (66)

Welsh athlete
Zoe Buckman

Zoe Buckman (32)

Australian female athletics competitor
Frank Broyles

Frank Broyles (1924 - 2017)

American college football coach, college athletic director
Jade Jones

Jade Jones (28)

Welsh taekwondo athlete