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Olympic Athletes Born on January 5

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408 Athletes

Rk Athlete Country Sport Born Died
1 Giorgos Abalof Greece Fencing 1982
2 Carmine Abbagnale Italy Rowing 1962
3 Shakeel Abbasi Pakistan Hockey 1984
4 David Adams South Africa Tennis 1970
5 Filip Adamski Germany Rowing 1983
6 Najib Aga India Judo 1977
7 Khoudir Aggoune Algeria Athletics 1981
8 Jackie Agyepong Great Britain Athletics 1969
9 Mohammed Ahmed Canada Athletics 1991
10 Odile Ahouanwanou Benin Athletics 1991
11 Ramzy Al-Duhami Saudi Arabia Equestrianism 1972
12 Adel Al-Jabrin Saudi Arabia Archery 1968
13 Sheikr Al-Shabani Saudi Arabia Athletics 1950
14 Prince Faisal Al-Shalan Saudi Arabia Equestrianism 1987
15 Saleh Alah-Djaba Chad Athletics 1950
16 Knud Andersen Denmark Cycling 1922 1997
17 Lotten Andersson Sweden Swimming 1950
18 Ole Andreassen Norway Rowing 1966
19 Luca Ansoldi Italy Ice Hockey 1982
20 Norichika Aoki Japan Baseball 1982
21 Nataliya Artyomova Soviet Union Athletics 1963
22 Derrick Atkins Bahamas Athletics 1984
23 Mohd Azizulhasni Awang Malaysia Cycling 1988
24 Ueli Bächli Switzerland Bobsleigh 1950
25 Curt Bader United States Canoeing 1961
26 Bayu Baev Bulgaria Wrestling 1941
27 Jorge Balliengo Argentina Athletics 1978
28 George Bare United States Modern Pentathlon 1899 1981
29 Mohamed Barguaoui Tunisia Wrestling 1975
30 Hernando Barrientos Colombia Shooting 1953
31 Herberts Baumanis Russia Athletics 1889
32 Petra Behle-Schaaf Germany Biathlon 1969
33 Bill Belden United States Rowing 1949
34 Waltraud Benesch Austria Gymnastics 1941
35 Aldo Bertoldi Switzerland Athletics 1961
36 Horst Beyer Germany, West Germany Athletics 1940
37 Klaus Bieler West Germany Athletics 1949
38 Bizyaagiin Dashgai Mongolia Biathlon, Cross Country Skiing 1935
39 Erik Blomqvist Sweden Shooting 1879 1956
40 Brian Blutreich United States Athletics 1967
41 Ozren Bonačić Yugoslavia Water Polo 1942
42 Yvette Bonapart Suriname Athletics 1965
43 Virginia Bonci Romania Athletics 1949
44 Sabin Marius Bornei Romania Boxing 1975
45 Matthias Bornhäuser Germany Sailing 1974
46 Anastasiya Borodina Ukraine Handball 1982
47 Éric Bouvier France Volleyball 1961
48 Eddie Bowey Great Britain Wrestling 1926
49 Chris-Carol Bremer Germany Swimming 1970
50 Thomas Brinkmann West Germany Hockey 1968
51 Tina Brown United States Rowing 1968
52 Vanessa Browne Australia Athletics 1963
53 Jørgen Bru Norway Shooting 1881 1974
54 Kjersti Buaas Norway Snowboarding 1982
55 Melissa Caballero Spain Swimming 1985
56 Jimmy Camazzola Italy Ice Hockey 1964
57 Jennie Caputo United States Gymnastics 1918
58 Gaby Cárdeñas Peru Volleyball 1958
59 Arne Carlsson Sweden Ice Hockey 1943
60 John Carlsson Sweden Sailing 1870 1935
61 Mauritz Carlsson Sweden Athletics 1890 1953
62 Doris Carter Australia Athletics 1912 1999
63 Roxroy Cato Jamaica Athletics 1988
64 Nihel Cheikh Rouhou Tunisia Judo 1987
65 Iosif Chirilă Romania Canoeing 1983
66 Samuel Chomba Zambia Football 1964 1993
67 Thomas Christiansen Denmark Diving 1920 1998
68 Paitane Chulgatuppa Thailand Sailing 1942
69 Andrew Clough Great Britain Canoeing 1970 2007
70 Adolfo Consolini Italy Athletics 1917 1969
71 Myrtle Cook Canada Athletics 1902 1985
72 Nadia Cortassa Italy Triathlon 1978
73 Don Cowie New Zealand Sailing 1962
74 Sidney Cross Great Britain Gymnastics 1891 1964
75 Archie Currie New Zealand Hockey 1933
76 Rui da Silva Hong Kong Hockey 1939
77 Jørn Stian Dahl Norway Bobsleigh 1973
78 Dambajantsagiin Battulga Mongolia Cross Country Skiing 1968
79 Friedl Däuber Germany Cross Country Skiing 1911 1997
80 Charles Dauner United States Handball 1912 1993
81 Buddy Davis United States Athletics 1931
82 Shannon Day United States Rowing 1970
83 De Jiaojiao China Hockey 1990
84 Juan Carlos, Crown Prince de Borbón Spain Sailing 1938
85 Fernand de Montigny Belgium Fencing, Hockey 1885 1974
86 Silvia de Tapia Mexico Archery 1940
87 Ana Paula De Tassis Italy Volleyball 1965
88 Liesbet De Vocht Belgium Cycling 1979
89 Jorge Delgado, Jr. Ecuador Swimming 1954
90 Louis Desmet Belgium Athletics 1930
91 Felix Dhünen Germany Art Competitions 1896 1939
92 Heriberto Díaz Mexico Cycling 1942
93 José Antonio Dinarés Spain Hockey 1940
94 Mihai Drăguşin Romania Water Polo 1984
95 Ion Draica Romania Wrestling 1958
96 Herbert Drury Great Britain Gymnastics 1883 1936
97 Crispin Duenas Canada Archery 1986
98 Vítězslav Ďuriš Czechoslovakia Ice Hockey 1954
99 Erhan Dursun Turkey Cross Country Skiing 1962
100 Spencer Duval Great Britain Athletics 1970
101 Ivan Dvorny Soviet Union Basketball 1952
102 Savkuz Dzarasov Soviet Union Wrestling 1930 1990
103 Sally Eastall Great Britain Athletics 1963
104 Elfi Eder Austria Alpine Skiing 1970
105 Kamal El-Far Egypt Football 1929
106 Abdel Salem El-Ghrissi Morocco Football 1962
107 Wolfgang End Germany Hockey 1939 2008
108 Alexandra Engen Sweden Cycling 1988
109 Ingvar Ericsson Sweden Cycling 1914 1995
110 Türkan Erişmiş Turkey Athletics 1984
111 Juan Espil Argentina Basketball 1968
112 Peter Evatt Australia Rowing 1922 1972
113 Ellie Faulkner Great Britain Swimming 1993
114 Fritz Förderer Germany Football 1888 1952
115 Gerald Freeman Australia Boxing 1941
116 Vladimir Fyodorov Soviet Union Football 1956 1979
117 Ferdinando Gandolfi Italy Water Polo 1967
118 Fausto García Mexico Boxing 1956
119 Xavier García Spain Water Polo 1984
120 Peter Gardner Australia Athletics 1925 1996
121 Rodrigo Gavela Spain Athletics 1966
122 Aleksey Gavrilovich Belarus Football 1990
123 Harry Genders Great Britain Cycling 1890 1971
124 Giuseppe Gibilisco Italy Athletics 1979
125 Michael Gilday Canada Short Track Speed Skating 1987
126 Svetlana Gincheva Bulgaria Rowing 1956
127 Zemgus Girgensons Latvia Ice Hockey 1994
128 Albert Glandaz France Sailing 1870 1943
129 Árpád Glatz Hungary Basketball 1939
130 Manuela Goller Germany Football 1971
131 Gülşah Gönenç Turkey Swimming 1985
132 Alejandro González Uruguay Basketball 1907 1979
133 Jorge González Puerto Rico Swimming 1949
134 Janusz Gortat Poland Boxing 1948
135 Georgia Gould United States Cycling 1980
136 John Goville Uganda Athletics 1962
137 Andrzej Gołota Poland Boxing 1968
138 Peter Grant Australia Athletics 1954
139 Aleksey Gushchin Soviet Union Shooting 1922 1987
140 Bjarni Guðmundsson Iceland Handball 1957
141 Harri Haatainen Finland Athletics 1978
142 Adolf Hafner Austria Ice Hockey 1926
143 Eva Hagenbäumer Germany Hockey 1967
144 Khosro Haghgosha Iran Cycling 1948
145 Christine Haigler United States Figure Skating 1948
146 Ernst Hallberg Sweden Equestrianism 1894 1944
147 David Hammond United States Swimming, Water Polo 1881
148 Toru Hara Japan Weightlifting 1962
149 Yhya Hasaba Syria Judo 1974
150 He Yanzhu China Judo 1982
151 Franz Heckendorf Germany Art Competitions 1888 1962
152 Martin Heinze Germany, East Germany Wrestling 1939
153 Her Jong-Chau Chinese Taipei Cycling 1946
154 César Herrera Cuba Rowing 1955
155 Yvette Higgins Australia Water Polo 1978
156 Hilma Brazil Volleyball 1972
157 Koji Hirabayashi Canada Wrestling 1942
158 Uli Hoeneß West Germany Football 1952
159 Mohammad Hossain Bangladesh Shooting 1984
160 Gustav Hraška Czechoslovakia Basketball 1953
161 Jiří Hrdina Czechoslovakia Ice Hockey 1958
162 Antonín Hrstka Czechoslovakia Rowing 1908
163 Cenk İldem Turkey Wrestling 1986
164 Im Dong-Sil South Korea Athletics 1937
165 Takeo Ito Japan Hockey 1915
166 Cuthbert Jacobs Antigua and Barbuda Athletics 1952
167 Michèle Jacot France Alpine Skiing 1952
168 Arijana Jaha Bosnia and Herzegovina Judo 1979
169 Ivar Jakobsen Denmark Cycling 1954
170 Gustaf Jansson Sweden Athletics 1922 2012
171 Alex Jany France Swimming, Water Polo 1929 2001
172 Antoine Jaoude Brazil Wrestling 1977
173 Werner Jernström Sweden Shooting 1883 1930
174 Marko Jevtović Serbia Table Tennis 1987
175 Jo Jin-Seop South Korea Sailing 1965
176 Jo Seong-Min South Korea Gymnastics 1976
177 Frida Johansson Sweden Athletics 1970
178 John Johnsen Norway Swimming 1892 1984
179 Derek Johnson Great Britain Athletics 1933 2004
180 Joe Juneau Canada Ice Hockey 1968
181 Shunsuke Kaneto Japan Diving 1940
182 Kang Gwang-Song North Korea Gymnastics 1956
183 Veikko Kankkonen Finland Ski Jumping 1940
184 Veikko Karvonen Finland Athletics 1926 2007
185 Marina Karystinou Greece Swimming 1976
186 József Kellermann Hungary Wrestling 1937
187 Davit Kevkhishvili Georgia Judo 1983
188 Reza Khorrami Iran Wrestling 1946
189 Liana Khristidou Greece Rhythmic Gymnastics 1987
190 Tomohiro Kida Japan Shooting 1968
191 Timothy Kiptanui Kenya Athletics 1980
192 Ferenc Kiss Hungary Wrestling 1942
193 Toshihai Kitaura Japan Rowing 1952
194 Håvard Klemetsen Norway Nordic Combined 1979
195 Nikica Klinčarski Yugoslavia Football 1957
196 Rubén Knulst Argentina Rowing 1973
197 Max Kobelt Switzerland Wrestling 1941
198 Vladimir Komarov Soviet Union Speed Skating 1949
199 Hans Kossmann Chile Alpine Skiing 1965
200 Janica Kostelić Croatia Alpine Skiing 1982
201 Ioannis Kousoulas Greece Athletics 1950
202 Felix Krabbe Germany Sailing 1978
203 Sejad Krdžalić Yugoslavia Athletics 1960
204 Anvar Kuchmuradov Uzbekistan Athletics 1970
205 Zygfryd Kuchta Poland Handball 1944
206 Wojciech Kudlik Poland Canoeing 1954
207 Rita Kühne East Germany Athletics 1947
208 Yvonne Kunze Germany Short Track Speed Skating 1978
209 Heinz Kuttin Austria Ski Jumping 1971
210 Gedeon Ladányi Hungary Speed Skating 1914 1990
211 Paul Lambert France Water Polo 1908
212 Gustavo Lanusse Argentina Rowing 1909 1938
213 Danny Lee Great Britain Boxing 1940
214 Stephen Lee Australia Short Track Speed Skating 1978
215 Lee Yeong-Ja South Korea Handball 1964
216 Karin Leiditz Sweden Diving 1896 1974
217 Peter Leitner West Germany Ski Jumping 1956
218 Iain Lewers Great Britain Hockey 1984
219 Li Ting China Tennis 1980
220 Li Xuemei China Athletics 1977
221 Lin Kun-Han Chinese Taipei Baseball 1968
222 Knut Lindberg Finland Wrestling 1880 1930
223 Dani Lins Brazil Volleyball 1985
224 Liu Jianjun China Badminton 1969
225 Liu Xiaosheng China Athletics 1988
226 Derek Livingston Canada Snowboarding 1991
227 Thomas Livingston-Learmonth Great Britain Athletics 1906 1931
228 Nils Ljunglöf Sweden Rowing 1896 1976
229 Marcel Loncle France Football 1936
230 Jack Lovelock New Zealand Athletics 1910 1949
231 Arnold Lundgren Denmark Cycling 1899 1979
232 Harald Maartmann Norway Cross Country Skiing 1926
233 Trevorvano Mackey Bahamas Athletics 1992
234 Don MacMillan Australia Athletics 1928 2004
235 Roger Mannhard France Wrestling 1932
236 Ahmed Mohamed Marei Egypt Basketball 1959
237 Ivis Martínez El Salvador Athletics 1971
238 Trond Martiniussen Norway Wrestling 1945
239 Jan Matocha Czechoslovakia Canoeing 1923
240 Mikko Mattila Finland Shooting 1953
241 Ragnar Mattson Sweden Athletics 1892 1965
242 Claude Maurer Switzerland Sailing 1975
243 Barbara Mean Great Britain Canoeing 1950
244 Aloysius Mendonca Kenya Hockey 1933
245 Laurensio Mercado Ecuador Boxing 1967
246 Guido Messina Italy Cycling 1931
247 Nikifor Petrov Minchev Bulgaria Cycling 1950
248 Xavier Mirander Jamaica Cycling 1951
249 Masayoshi Mitani Japan Alpine Skiing 1938
250 Harry Mitchell Great Britain Boxing 1898 1983
251 Eizaburo Mitsuhashi Japan Volleyball 1960
252 Hermann Möchel Germany Cross Country Skiing 1925 2007
253 Awmima Mohamed Sudan Athletics 1985
254 Darioush Mohammadi Iran Water Polo 1950
255 István Molnár Hungary Water Polo 1913 1983
256 José Antonio Montero Spain Basketball 1965
257 Henrik Morén Sweden Cycling 1877 1956
258 Felix Morf Switzerland Swimming 1962
259 Koiyan Morlu Liberia Athletics 1981
260 Ulan Nadyrbek Uulu Kyrgyzstan Wrestling 1981
261 Lajos Nagy Hungary Shooting 1945
262 Josef Nesvadba Czechoslovakia Diving 1909
263 Carl Nielsen Denmark Rowing 1930 1991
264 Myra Nimmo Great Britain Athletics 1954
265 Fabien Noël France Swimming 1959
266 Roman Novotný Czech Republic Athletics 1986
267 Ylva Nowén Sweden Alpine Skiing 1970
268 Tiiu Nurmberg Estonia Alpine Skiing 1982
269 Ryan O'Meara United States Figure Skating 1984
270 Rana Okada Japan Snowboarding 1991
271 Vera Okolo Nigeria Football 1985
272 Katrin Olsen Denmark Rowing 1978
273 Ahmet Orel Turkey Wrestling 1969
274 Rolf Örn Sweden Equestrianism 1893 1979
275 Jiří Orság Czech Republic Weightlifting 1989
276 Wacław Orłowski Poland Wrestling 1945
277 Emmanuel Oshomah Nigeria Weightlifting 1964
278 Alison Owen-Spencer United States Cross Country Skiing 1953
279 Władysław Pabisz Poland Ice Hockey 1931 2007
280 László Pákozdi Hungary Boxing 1951
281 Sotirios Panagiotopoulos Greece Wrestling 1930
282 Aleksey Panfili Russia, Kazakhstan Water Polo 1974
283 Jenő Paprika Hungary Gymnastics 1960
284 Bridget Parker Great Britain Equestrianism 1939
285 Denise Parmentier Belgium Gymnastics 1915
286 Cheryl Peasley Australia Athletics 1951
287 Reynaldo Peña Cuba Wrestling 1969
288 Águeda Pérez Mexico Taekwondo 1974
289 Josefa Pérez Spain Weightlifting 1977
290 Merche Peris Spain Swimming 1985
291 Gérard Perrier France Cross Country Skiing 1928
292 Milan Petaković Serbia and Montenegro Athletics 1969
293 Håvard Vad Petersson Norway Curling 1984
294 Yevgeny Petrov Russia Athletics 1888
295 Lauri Pihkala Finland Athletics 1888 1981
296 Tony Piñeda Mexico Gymnastics 1964
297 Reinhold Platzer Austria Weightlifting 1939
298 Jan Popowicz Poland Archery 1948
299 Branimir Porobić Yugoslavia Football 1901 1952
300 José Porto Portugal Rowing 1933
301 Ramona Portwich East Germany, Germany Canoeing 1967
302 Olivier Prechac France Ice Hockey 1949
303 Diamela Puente Cuba Softball 1981
304 Igor Pugaci Moldova Cycling 1975
305 Willy Raine Canada Alpine Skiing 1970
306 Sanjeev Rajput India Shooting 1981
307 Yvon Rakotoarimiandry Madagascar Athletics 1976
308 Veikko Rantanen Finland Wrestling 1932 2014
309 Okka Rau Germany Beach Volleyball 1977
310 Solo Razafinarivo Madagascar Cycling 1938
311 Harijesy Razafindramahatra Madagascar Swimming 1977
312 Peter Rieger East Germany Boxing 1944
313 Rudolf Rieger Austria Ski Jumping 1916
314 István Robotka Hungary Wrestling 1958
315 Miguel Ángel Rodríguez Mexico Athletics 1967
316 Melville Rogers Canada Figure Skating 1899 1973
317 Léon Roller Luxembourg Boxing 1928 1993
318 Aulis Rytkönen Finland Football 1929
319 Abbas Saeidi Tanha Iran Cycling 1981
320 Gabriel Sagastume Guatemala Taekwondo 1982
321 Alexander Salák Czech Republic Ice Hockey 1987
322 Abdel Monem Salem Egypt Fencing 1955
323 Welbert Samuel Federated States of Micronesia Swimming 1981
324 Metty Sancassiani Luxembourg Boxing 1907 1972
325 Uno Sanli Sweden Taekwondo 1989
326 Regula Scalabrin Switzerland Athletics 1969
327 Peter Schifrin United States Fencing 1958
328 Jan Scholte Netherlands Water Polo 1910 1976
329 Carolyn Schuler United States Swimming 1943
330 Heinz Schulz Germany Boxing 1935
331 Alla Selina Soviet Union Diving 1954
332 Yana Shemiakina Ukraine Fencing 1986
333 Rahul Singh India Hockey 1975
334 Patrik Sjöberg Sweden Athletics 1965
335 Denis Smyslov Russia Cycling 1979
336 Ovidio Sodor Argentina Hockey 1947
337 Vasily Solomin Soviet Union Boxing 1953 1997
338 Song Wenbin China Biathlon 1963
339 Hans Stanggassinger West Germany Luge 1960
340 Bryan Steel Great Britain Cycling 1969
341 Helmut Steiger West Germany Ice Hockey 1959
342 Mieke Sterk Netherlands Athletics 1946
343 Rob Stone Australia Athletics 1965
344 Yelena Struchayeva Kazakhstan Shooting 1965
345 Thomas Studhalter Switzerland Rowing 1969
346 Betsy Sullivan Jamaica Diving 1956
347 Sun Kuang-Ming Chinese Taipei Bobsleigh, Luge 1961
348 Inna Suslina Russia Handball 1979
349 Fabienne Suter Switzerland Alpine Skiing 1985
350 Rima Sypkus Austria Handball 1967
351 Jacek Szopiński Poland Ice Hockey 1964
352 Johan Sætre Norway Ski Jumping 1952
353 Helmuth Nyborg Sørensen Denmark Canoeing 1937
354 Bajrang Takhar India Rowing 1981
355 Tan Miao China Swimming 1987
356 Masami Tanaka Japan Swimming 1979
357 Tang Yongshu China Badminton 1975
358 Ferenc Temesvári Hungary Athletics 1916
359 Iwan Thomas Great Britain Athletics 1974
360 Silvia Toffano Italy Ice Hockey 1985
361 Ahti Toivanen Finland Biathlon 1990
362 Dmitry Torgovanov Russia Handball 1972
363 Ricardo Torres Panama Swimming 1967
364 Muhammad Tousiq Pakistan Hockey 1995
365 Bernardo Tovar Colombia Shooting 1951
366 Filip Trejbal Czech Republic Alpine Skiing 1985
367 Maki Tsukada Japan Judo 1982
368 Douglas Turner United States Rowing 1932
369 Glenn Turner Australia Bobsleigh 1964
370 Michael Turner Australia Water Polo 1951
371 Bakhtiyar Tyleganov Kazakhstan Boxing 1976
372 Ronald Van Avermaet Belgium Cycling 1959
373 Jean Van Buggenhout Belgium Cycling 1905 1974
374 Gerardus van der Wel Netherlands Athletics 1895 1945
375 Jo van Gastel, Jr. Netherlands Archery 1887 1969
376 Jelle van Gorkom Netherlands Cycling 1991
377 Radmila Vasileva Bulgaria Basketball 1964
378 Vadims Vasiļevskis Latvia Athletics 1982
379 Ines Vercesi Italy Gymnastics 1916 1997
380 Philip Vesty Great Britain Athletics 1963
381 Johannes Vinther Denmark Gymnastics 1893 1968
382 Pieter Waller Netherlands Shooting 1869 1938
383 Wei Haiying China Football 1971
384 Chris Wilkinson Great Britain Tennis 1970
385 Beverly Williams Great Britain Diving 1957
386 Lynne Wilson Great Britain Swimming 1969
387 Luís Carlos Winck Brazil Football 1963
388 Joseph Wirtz France Athletics 1912 1991
389 Anke Wischnewski Germany Luge 1978
390 Zoltán Wladár Hungary Swimming 1960
391 Karl Wölfl Austria Cycling 1914
392 Gordy Wren United States Cross Country Skiing, Nordic Combined, Ski Jumping 1919 1999
393 Xia Xuanze China Badminton 1979
394 Xue Bing China Canoeing 1966
395 Yang Yansheng China Athletics 1988
396 Hiromi Yano Japan Volleyball 1955
397 Isiah Young United States Athletics 1990
398 Medhat Youssef Mohamed Egypt Basketball 1927
399 Yu Lizhi China Badminton 1969
400 Yun Jong-Im South Korea Cross Country Skiing 1943
401 Zhang Shuo China Rhythmic Gymnastics 1984
402 Zhong Li China Rhythmic Gymnastics 1977
403 Zhu Fangyu China Basketball 1983
404 Edward Zieliński Poland Ice Hockey 1905
405 Jens Zimmermann Germany Shooting 1967
406 Veselin Ðuho Yugoslavia Water Polo 1960
407 Rəşəd Əhmədov Azerbaijan Taekwondo 1981
408 Vüqar Mursal Ələkbərov Azerbaijan Boxing 1981