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Olympic Athletes Born on August 17

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