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Olympic Athletes Born on August 17

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308 Athletes

Rk Athlete Country Sport Born Died
1 María Laura Abalo Argentina Rowing 1981
2 José Eugenio Acosta Argentina Equestrianism 1942
3 Nidal Al-Asmar Lebanon Shooting 1969
4 Dadallah Al-Bulushi Oman Shooting 1958
5 Tony Ali-Ally Great Britain Diving 1973
6 Aline Brazil Handball 1981
7 Olesya Aliyeva Russia Alpine Skiing 1977
8 Yekaterina Andryushina Russia Handball 1985
9 Nikolay Antonov Bulgaria Athletics 1968
10 Jaime Aparicio Colombia Athletics 1929
11 Khalil Arbaji Syria Shooting 1947
12 Mariana Arnal Argentina Hockey 1973
13 Gaston Aspa France Boxing 1880
14 Jean-Noël Augert France Alpine Skiing 1949
15 Sema Aydemir-Apak Turkey Athletics 1985
16 Mehdi Baala France Athletics 1978
17 Jorge Bada Mexico Hockey 1944
18 Tibor Badari Hungary Boxing 1948 2014
19 José Luis Ballester Spain Sailing 1968
20 Sara Baraka Egypt Rowing 1991
21 Hakon Barfod Norway Sailing 1926 2013
22 Gudrun Beckmann West Germany Swimming 1955
23 John Beers Canada Athletics 1952
24 Alexandre Bergès France Fencing 1868
25 Nathalie Bernard New Zealand Swimming 1985
26 Jens-Peter Berndt West Germany Swimming 1963
27 Carlos Alberto Berrios Nicaragua Baseball 1967
28 Vida Beselienė Soviet Union Basketball 1956
29 Vasudevan Bhaskaran India Hockey 1950
30 Iveta Bieliková Czechoslovakia Basketball 1966
31 Acee Blue Eagle United States Art Competitions 1907 1959
32 Khara Bouda Greece Athletics 1980
33 Karsten Brannasch Germany Bobsleigh 1966
34 Duilio Brignetti Italy Modern Pentathlon 1926 1993
35 Gérard Brunel France Athletics 1957
36 Toni Bürgler Switzerland Alpine Skiing 1957
37 Nataliya Bykova Soviet Union Hockey 1958
38 George Cameron United States Cycling 1881 1968
39 Gene Campbell United States Ice Hockey 1932 2013
40 Chan Yung-Jan Chinese Taipei Tennis 1989
41 Erik Charpentier Sweden Gymnastics 1897 1978
42 Helen Chow Malaysia Swimming 1965
43 Igor Cigolla Italy Alpine Skiing 1963
44 Martin Cikl Czech Republic Ski Jumping 1987
45 Nicholas Clack Great Britain Rowing 1930
46 José Antonio Colon Puerto Rico Boxing 1948
47 Phil Conley United States Athletics 1934 2014
48 Giulia Conti Italy Sailing 1987
49 Bernadette Coston South Africa Hockey 1989
50 Jim Courier United States Tennis 1970
51 Tom Courtney United States Athletics 1933
52 Robin Cousins Great Britain Figure Skating 1957
53 Brendon Crooks New Zealand Judo 1971
54 Nara Bahadur Dahal Nepal Athletics 1960
55 Ernest Dalton Canada Fencing 1896
56 Suzanne Daneau Belgium Art Competitions 1901 1971
57 Luiz Felipe de Azevedo Brazil Equestrianism 1953
58 Carmen de Oliveira Brazil Athletics 1965
59 Nathan Deakes Australia Athletics 1977
60 Marco Del Prete Italy Swimming 1965
61 Oksana Domnina Russia Figure Skating 1984
62 Justin Dorey Canada Freestyle Skiing 1988
63 István Drubina Hungary Athletics 1884
64 Paul Dufauret France Athletics 1900 1973
65 Franck Durbesson France Shooting 1964
66 Freddie Elizalde Philippines Swimming 1940
67 Hans Edgar Endres Germany Bobsleigh 1894
68 Jesús Esperanza Spain Fencing 1960
69 Fernando Esquivel Costa Rica Weightlifting 1939
70 Tina Evers Germany Ice Hockey 1981
71 Olegario Farrés Paraguay Shooting 1934
72 Steffen Fetzner West Germany, Germany Table Tennis 1968
73 Anja Fichtel-Mauritz West Germany, Germany Fencing 1968
74 Richard Fishlock Great Britain Rowing 1936
75 Bruce Flick Australia Basketball 1933
76 Ann Marie Flynn United States Athletics 1938
77 Tim Forsyth Australia Athletics 1973
78 Bob Foxcroft Canada Fencing 1934 2009
79 Charles Francis Canada Swimming 1988
80 Poul Frandsen Denmark Boxing 1953
81 Antón Garrote Spain Sailing 1972
82 Hans Gehrig Canada Bobsleigh 1929
83 Oliver St. John Gogarty Ireland Art Competitions 1878 1957
84 Gracie Gold United States Figure Skating 1995
85 Saša Golob Slovenia Gymnastics 1991
86 Aleksandr Gramovich Unified Team Canoeing 1969
87 Leonid Grigoryev Soviet Union Athletics 1926
88 Marina Gritsenko Kazakhstan Water Polo 1980
89 Sissel Grottenberg Norway Athletics 1956
90 Vera Grushkina Soviet Union Athletics 1947
91 Lars-Erik Gustafsson Sweden Athletics 1938 2014
92 John Halvorsen Norway Athletics 1966
93 Romana Hamzová Czech Republic Basketball 1970
94 Bernhoff Hansen Norway Wrestling 1877 1950
95 Chris Hastings United States Ski Jumping 1964
96 Stephan Hauck East Germany, Germany Handball 1961
97 Liam Heath Great Britain Canoeing 1984
98 Bill Heikkila Canada Athletics 1944
99 Diego Henao Venezuela Swimming 1971
100 Michael Hepburn Australia Cycling 1991
101 Jouko Hietalahti Finland Shooting 1944
102 Elena Hight United States Snowboarding 1989
103 Ludwig von Hofmann Germany Art Competitions 1861 1945
104 Barry Holmes Australia Diving 1935
105 Ivan Horvat Croatia Athletics 1993
106 Jan Huijgen Netherlands Athletics 1888
107 Josef Humplik Austria Art Competitions 1888 1958
108 Tiombe Hurd United States Athletics 1973
109 Nataliya Ignatyeva Kazakhstan Water Polo 1978
110 Évelyne Imbert France Rowing 1958
111 Les Ingman Great Britain Cycling 1927 1990
112 Franz Isser Austria Bobsleigh 1932
113 Gilbert Itzicsohn France Ice Hockey 1944
114 Daníel Jakobsson Iceland Cross Country Skiing 1973
115 Grant James United States Rowing 1987
116 Ross James United States Rowing 1987
117 Jang Song-Man North Korea Table Tennis 1985
118 Edward Jans Canada Shooting 1946
119 Jorge Jaramillo Colombia Swimming 1956
120 Emad Jassim Iraq Football 1960
121 Cécile Jeanson France Swimming 1972
122 Jeong Gye-Seok South Korea Hockey 1966
123 Zdravko Ježić Yugoslavia Water Polo 1931 2005
124 Jorginho Brazil Football 1964
125 Zygfryd Józefiak Poland Hockey 1954
126 Imade Kadro Syria Weightlifting 1958
127 Jaroslav Kantůrek Czechoslovakia Basketball 1953
128 Alex Karapetyan Armenia, Australia Weightlifting 1970
129 Yukio Kasaya Japan Ski Jumping 1943
130 Endalkachew Kebede Ethiopia Boxing 1980
131 Patrick Kenny Ireland Boxing 1934
132 Jim Kerr United States Virgin Islands Fencing 1940
133 Elena Khatzisavva Cyprus Rhythmic Gymnastics 1977
134 Habib Kheder Tunisia Handball 1954
135 Oleksiy Khlopotnov Soviet Union Athletics 1946
136 Dragan Kićanović Yugoslavia Basketball 1954
137 Abraham Kiprotich France Athletics 1985
138 Andreas Kirchner East Germany Bobsleigh 1953 2010
139 Vlastibor Klimeš Czechoslovakia Basketball 1953
140 Thomas Koch Austria Ice Hockey 1983
141 Simon Kolkman Netherlands Rowing 1977
142 Haruhiko Kon Japan Hockey 1910
143 Yukari Kondo Japan Curling 1967
144 Denis Kornilov Russia Ski Jumping 1986
145 Gerrit Korteweg Netherlands Swimming 1937
146 John Kosmina Australia Football 1956
147 Gustaf Alfons Koutonen Finland Athletics 1910 1977
148 István Kovács Hungary Boxing 1970
149 Jerzy Krasówka Poland Football 1924 2001
150 Bernd Kuhn West Germany Ice Hockey 1944
151 Paweł Kurczewski Poland Wrestling 1950 2009
152 Christian Laettner United States Basketball 1969
153 Tinus Lambillion Netherlands Boxing 1912 1994
154 Magali le Floc'h France Cycling 1975
155 Monique le Roux France Fencing 1938
156 Lee Gi-Ho South Korea Speed Skating 1984
157 Lee Jeong-Sik South Korea Gymnastics 1963
158 Marina Leonidova Soviet Union Figure Skating 1958
159 Gaby Lesch West Germany Athletics 1964
160 István Lichteneckert Hungary Fencing 1892 1929
161 Lin Chao-Huang Chinese Taipei Baseball 1969
162 Lin Sang China Archery 1977
163 James Lincoln United States Athletics 1889
164 Salvador Lo Presti Argentina Weightlifting 1922
165 Jukka Loikas Finland Wrestling 1966
166 Marisabel Lomba Belgium Judo 1974
167 Matthias Looß Germany Nordic Combined 1975
168 Rudie Lubbers Netherlands Boxing 1945
169 Bernard Lucas Great Britain Athletics 1907 1994
170 Maurice Lusien France Swimming 1926
171 Maurice Lysen Belgium Polo 1881 1957
172 Rick Mantell Great Britain Hockey 1981
173 Tullio Marchiori Italy Hockey 1942
174 Márk Marsi Hungary Fencing 1973
175 Maritza Martén Cuba Athletics 1963
176 Luigi Mastrangelo Italy Volleyball 1975
177 Ernest Mathias United States Virgin Islands Bobsleigh 1963
178 Seiji Matsunaga Japan Wrestling 1954
179 Hilda Mazúrová Czechoslovakia Volleyball 1943
180 Rusheen McDonald Jamaica Athletics 1992
181 Ralph McKittrick United States Golf, Tennis 1877 1923
182 Roslyn McLeod Canada Rowing 1976
183 Risto Meronen Finland Boxing 1945
184 David Merwin United States Canoeing 1936
185 Israel Militosyan Soviet Union, Unified Team, Armenia Weightlifting 1968
186 Branko Miljuš Yugoslavia Football 1960
187 Alan Minter Great Britain Boxing 1951
188 Ahmed Mohamed Iraq Football 1960
189 Olena Movchan Ukraine Trampolining 1976
190 Nina Muradyan Soviet Union Volleyball 1954
191 Lars Myhre Norway Alpine Skiing 1984
192 Shunji Nakadome Japan Wrestling 1964
193 Matti Närhi Finland Athletics 1975
194 Elia Nasrallah Lebanon Shooting 1942
195 Petra Nováková Czech Republic Cross Country Skiing 1993
196 Henry Nwosu Nigeria Football 1961
197 Phil Oberlander Canada Wrestling 1939
198 Clement Obojememe Nigeria Football 1945
199 Bryndís Ólafsdóttir Iceland Swimming 1969
200 Wally Olds United States Ice Hockey 1949 2009
201 Algis Oleknavicius West Germany Cycling 1947
202 Barb Olmsted Canada Canoeing 1959
203 Sergey Orin Tajikistan Diving 1978
204 Ou Shaoyan China Rowing 1973
205 Olena Ovcharova-Krasovska Ukraine Athletics 1976
206 Alessandro Paparoni Italy Volleyball 1981
207 Carl Paul United States Sailing 1917 1983
208 Rinus Paul Netherlands Cycling 1941
209 Rajan Pavlovic Australia Handball 1976
210 Lila Pérez-Rul Mexico Rowing 1977
211 Roger Petit Belgium Fencing 1922
212 Rosy Piacentini France Swimming 1938
213 Ryszard Piec Poland Football 1913 1979
214 Angela Piggford Great Britain Athletics 1963
215 Eszter Poljak Yugoslavia, Individual Olympic Athletes Shooting 1952
216 Iveta Poloková Czechoslovakia Gymnastics 1970
217 Ştefan Pongratz Romania Rowing 1930
218 André Porthault France Shooting 1941
219 Ansuya Prasad India Diving 1936
220 Pavel Přindiš Czechoslovakia Canoeing 1961
221 Gastone Puccioni Italy Hockey 1926
222 Andrey Quintero Colombia Sailing 1985
223 Dako Radošević Yugoslavia Athletics 1934
224 Sidney Rand Great Britain Rowing 1934 2008
225 Carmen Ranigler Italy Snowboarding 1976
226 Anuruddha Ratnayake Sri Lanka Boxing 1975
227 Jamie Rauch United States Swimming 1979
228 Judy Reeder United States Swimming 1948
229 Michele Regolo Italy Sailing 1978
230 Patrick Reiter Austria Judo 1972
231 Danilson Ricciuli Guinea Bissau Athletics 1982
232 Wolfgang Richter Brazil Sailing 1926
233 Carl Ridd Canada Basketball 1929 2003
234 Umberto Ridi Italy Athletics 1913 1981
235 Franziska Rochat-Moser Switzerland Athletics 1966 2002
236 Roger Brazil Football 1978
237 Jan Rolstad Norway Athletics 1950
238 Bojan Ropret Yugoslavia Cycling 1952
239 Laurenne Ross United States Alpine Skiing 1988
240 Arthur Rowe Great Britain Athletics 1936 2003
241 Julio Rubiano Colombia Cycling 1953
242 Kenneth Røpke Denmark Cycling 1965
243 Federico Sabriá Spain Water Polo 1958
244 Héctor Sanabria Mexico Football 1945
245 Jalmari Sauli Finland Athletics 1889 1957
246 Gordon Scarlett Jamaica Swimming 1967
247 Andreas Schlütter Germany Cross Country Skiing 1972
248 Reinhold Schmidt Germany Athletics 1902 1974
249 Georges Schmit Luxembourg Athletics 1904 1978
250 Uwe Schmitt West Germany Athletics 1961 1995
251 Andy Schoettle United States Sailing 1933 2010
252 Roland Schröder East Germany Rowing 1962
253 Christian Schulte Germany Hockey 1975
254 Matt Scoggin United States Diving 1963
255 Yevgeniya Sechenova Soviet Union Athletics 1918 1990
256 Jolanta Sekulak Poland Hockey 1958
257 Frank Siebeck East Germany Athletics 1949
258 Sin Dae-Cheol South Korea Cycling 1959
259 Damjan Sitar Slovenia Athletics 1981
260 Sarah Sjöström Sweden Swimming 1993
261 Jenny Sjöwall Sweden Archery 1971
262 Eivind Skabo Norway Canoeing 1916 2006
263 Aleksandr Smirnov Russia Ice Hockey 1964
264 Igors Sokolovs Latvia Athletics 1974
265 Song Ah Sim Hong Kong Table Tennis 1981
266 Jeroen Spaans Netherlands Rowing 1973
267 Leon Sperling Poland Football 1901 1941
268 Albert Squires Canada Weightlifting 1958
269 Geoff Stevens South Africa Sailing 1942
270 Sumol Sumontame Thailand Shooting 1932
271 Olav Sunde Norway Athletics 1903 1985
272 Marina Suprun Soviet Union, Unified Team Rowing 1962
273 Stanisław Szczepaniak Poland Biathlon 1934 2015
274 Katalin Szőke Hungary Swimming 1935
275 Kathy Talbot Great Britain Rowing 1961
276 Anouer Taouerghi Tunisia Volleyball 1983
277 Johanne Thomsen Denmark Rowing 1982
278 Tomaž Tomšič Slovenia Handball 1972
279 Agustín Torres Argentina Alpine Skiing 1979
280 Szilárd Tóth Hungary Figure Skating 1973
281 Igor Trandenkov Unified Team, Russia Athletics 1966
282 Hans-Helmut Trense Germany Athletics 1940
283 Stephanie Twell Great Britain Athletics 1989
284 Peter Ulbrich East Germany Fencing 1955
285 Nancy Uranga Cuba Fencing 1954 1976
286 Ramón Valle Honduras Swimming 1976
287 Ciro Verratti Italy Fencing 1907 1971
288 Vladislav Vizilter Kyrgyzstan Boxing 1979
289 Anna-Stina Wahlberg-Baidinger Sweden Diving 1931
290 Ruth Waithera Kenya Athletics 1958
291 Mariusz Walkowiak Poland Canoeing 1970
292 Wang Shihsuan China Basketball 1914
293 Timothy Wang United States Table Tennis 1991
294 Wang Xiaolong China Handball 1989
295 Javier Wanga Aruba Judo 1981
296 Silke Wehrmeister West Germany Hockey 1966
297 Konrad Weise East Germany Football 1951
298 Tommy Wilson Great Britain Gymnastics 1953
299 A. J. Wood United States Football 1973
300 Xie Zhenye China Athletics 1993
301 Muhammad Yaqub Pakistan Athletics 1926
302 Yevgeny Yarovenko Soviet Union Football 1962
303 Antoniya Yordanova Bulgaria Athletics 1976
304 Aleksandr Zaychikov Kazakhstan Weightlifting 1992
305 Valery Zelepukin Russia Ice Hockey 1968
306 Giannis Zisimidis Cyprus Athletics 1967
307 Roland Zöffel Switzerland Cycling 1938
308 Steven Zuber Switzerland Football 1991