Find out more about the greatest 21st Century Athletes, including Ross Rebagliati, Usain Bolt, Oscar Pistorius, Debi Thomas and Jerry Collins.
Usain BoltUsain Bolt
21 August 1986, Jamaican
Olympic athlete
Oscar PistoriusOscar Pistorius
22 November 1986, South African
Runner

Dennis WeaverDennis Weaver
04 June 1924, American
Actor

Nadia ComaneciNadia Comaneci
12 November 1961, Romanian
Olympic Champion Gymnast

Milkha SinghMilkha Singh
20 November 1929, Indian
Indian track and field athlete

Jim KellyJim Kelly
05 May 1946, American
Athlete
Frederik, Crown Prince of DenmarkFrederik, Crown Prince of Denmark
26 May 1968, Danish
Eldest Son of Queen of Denmark Margrethe II

Carl LewisCarl Lewis
01 July 1961, American
 

Mo FarahMo Farah
23 March 1983, British
Athlete
Jackie Joyner-KerseeJackie Joyner-Kersee
03 March 1962, American
Athlete

Allyson FelixAllyson Felix
18 November 1985, American
Track and field athlete
Helen SkeltonHelen Skelton
19 July 1983, British
Television presenter

Dot JonesDot Jones
04 January 1964, American
Actress

Magnús SchevingMagnús Scheving
10 November 1964, Icelander
Writer

Michael JohnsonMichael Johnson
13 September 1967, American
American olympic athlete

Breaux GreerBreaux Greer
19 October 1976, American
Olympic Athlete
Sebastian CoeSebastian Coe
29 September 1956, British
Middle Distance Runner, Politician

Cathy FreemanCathy Freeman
16 February 1973, Australian
Sprinter

Justin Gatlin Justin Gatlin
10 February 1982, American
Sprinter

Roger BannisterRoger Bannister
23 March 1929, British
Former British Athlete Who Ran The First
Jessica Ennis-HillJessica Ennis-Hill
28 January 1986, British
Track & Field Athlete

Daley ThompsonDaley Thompson
30 July 1958, British
Decathlete
Hicham El GuerroujHicham El Guerrouj
14 September 1974, Moroccan
Athlete

Matti NykänenMatti Nykänen
17 July 1963, Finnish
Olympic athlete

Fatima WhitbreadFatima Whitbread
03 March 1961, British
Javelin Thrower
Christian ColemanChristian Coleman
06 March 1996, American
Athlete

Valerie AdamsValerie Adams
06 October 1984, New Zealander
Shot Putter
Linford Cicero Christie Linford Christie
02 April 1960, British
Retired Sprinter

Sergey BubkaSergey Bubka
04 December 1963, Ukrainian
Pole Vaulter

Ashton EatonAshton Eaton
21 January 1988, American
Decathlete
Steve CramSteve Cram
14 October 1960, British
Athlete

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Maurice GreeneMaurice Greene
23 July 1974, American
Track & Field Sprinter
Jahking GuilloryJahking Guillory
14 May 2001, Haitian
Actor

Gail DeversGail Devers
19 November 1966, American
Athlete

Stefka KostadinovaStefka Kostadinova
25 March 1965, Bulgarian
Olympic athlete

Allan WellsAllan Wells
03 May 1952, British
Sprinter
Eilish McColganEilish McColgan
25 November 1990, Scottish
Athlete
Liz McColganLiz McColgan
24 May 1964, British, Scottish
Athlete

Satcha PrettoSatcha Pretto
05 April 1980, Honduran
Journalist

Keshorn WalcottKeshorn Walcott
02 April 1993, Trinidadian
Olympic athlete

Anna ChicherovaAnna Chicherova
22 July 1982, Armenian
Olympic athlete
Tyrese Johnson-FisherTyrese Johnson-Fisher
09 September 1999, British
American Football Player

Hadi SaeiHadi Saei
10 June 1976, Iranian
Former Taekwondo Athlete & Olympic Gold Medalist

Irving Saladino Irving Saladino
23 January 1983, Panamanian
Long Jumper

Ben Johnson Ben Johnson
30 December 1961, Canadian
Sprinter

Rudolph IngramRudolph Ingram
13 August 2011, American
Athlete
Wim HofWim Hof
20 April 1959, Dutch
Athlete

Allison StokkeAllison Stokke
22 March 1989, American
Athlete
Colin JacksonColin Jackson
18 February 1967, British
Athletics competitor

Eddie HallEddie Hall
15 January 1988, British
Athlete

Cameron WinklevossCameron Winklevoss
21 August 1981, American
Entrepreneur, Rower
Kelly HolmesKelly Holmes
19 April 1970, British
Middle-distance runner

Lolo JonesLolo Jones
05 August 1982, American
Sprinter, Bobsledder, Athletics competitor
Alex ScottAlex Scott
14 October 1984, British
Footballer

Alun Wyn JonesAlun Wyn Jones
19 September 1985, British
Rugby union player

Owen FarrellOwen Farrell
24 September 1991, British
Rugby union player

Ellen WhitakerEllen Whitaker
05 March 1986, British
Show jumper

Caster SemenyaCaster Semenya
07 January 1991, South African
Olympic Athlete
Big E LangstonBig E Langston
01 March 1986, American
 

Mike TindallMike Tindall
18 October 1978, British
Rugby union player

Daniil KvyatDaniil Kvyat
26 April 1994, Russian
Racecar driver

Efren ReyesEfren Reyes
26 August 1954, Filipino
Pool player
Athina Onassis RousselAthina Onassis Roussel
29 January 1985, French
 

Burak YılmazBurak Yılmaz
15 July 1985, Turkish
Football
Dave MirraDave Mirra
04 April 1974, American
Extreme sports athlete

Paul DePodestaPaul DePodesta
16 December 1972, American
Chief strategy officer

Antonio RüdigerAntonio Rüdiger
03 March 1993, German
Footballer
Aimee MullinsAimee Mullins
20 July 1976, American
Athlete

Alina KabaevaAlina Kabaeva
12 May 1983, Uzbekistan, Russian
Politician, Model, Artistic gymnast, Rhythmic
Doug McDermottDoug McDermott
03 January 1992, American
Basketball player

P. T. UshaP. T. Usha
27 June 1964, Indian
Athletics competitor

Eliud KipchogeEliud Kipchoge
17 November 1984, Kenyan
Long-distance runner
Jimmy WhiteJimmy White
02 May 1962, British
Snooker player, Pool player, Screenwriter

Clarence ClemonsClarence Clemons
11 January 1942, American
Musicians
Chavo Guerrero, Jr.Chavo Guerrero, Jr.
20 October 1970, American
Wrestler

Cael SandersonCael Sanderson
20 June 1979, American
Amateur wrestler, Coach

Carl FramptonCarl Frampton
21 February 1987, British
Boxer

Marion JonesMarion Jones
12 October 1975, Belizean, American
Basketball player, Sprinter
Jarome IginlaJarome Iginla
01 July 1977, Canadian
Ice hockey player
Nicolas HamiltonNicolas Hamilton
28 March 1992, British
Racecar driver

Sara McMannSara McMann
24 September 1980, American
Mixed martial artist, Amateur wrestler

Rachel HomanRachel Homan
05 April 1989, Canadian
Curler

Mary Lou RettonMary Lou Retton
24 January 1968, American
Artistic gymnast
Alexi PappasAlexi Pappas
28 March 1990, Greek
Filmmaker

Aleksandr KarelinAleksandr Karelin
19 September 1967, Russian
Politician, Amateur wrestler

Greg LouganisGreg Louganis
29 January 1960, American
Diver

Ekaterina GordeevaEkaterina Gordeeva
28 May 1971, Russian
Figure skater

James CracknellJames Cracknell
05 May 1972, British
Rower, Ocean rower
Nils LofgrenNils Lofgren
21 June 1951, American
Musician

Max DomiMax Domi
02 March 1995, Canadian
Ice hockey player
Sam WarburtonSam Warburton
05 October 1988, British
Rugby union player

Francois PienaarFrancois Pienaar
02 January 1967, South African
Rugby union player
Thakur Anoop SinghThakur Anoop Singh
23 March 1989, Indian
Actor
Ding JunhuiDing Junhui
01 April 1987
Snooker player