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

Jim KellyJim Kelly
05 May 1946, American
Athlete

Allyson FelixAllyson Felix
18 November 1985, American
Track and field athlete

Mo FarahMo Farah
23 March 1983, British
Athlete

Milkha SinghMilkha Singh
20 November 1929, Indian
Indian track and field athlete
Jessica Ennis-HillJessica Ennis-Hill
28 January 1986, British
Track & Field Athlete

Carl LewisCarl Lewis
01 July 1961, American
 

Dennis WeaverDennis Weaver
04 June 1924, American
Actor

Dot JonesDot Jones
04 January 1964, American
Actress
Frederik, Crown Prince of DenmarkFrederik, Crown Prince of Denmark
26 May 1968, Danish
Eldest Son of Queen of Denmark Margrethe II

Roger BannisterRoger Bannister
23 March 1929, British
Former British Athlete Who Ran The First
Justin Gatlin Justin Gatlin
10 February 1982, American
Sprinter

Linford Cicero Christie Linford Christie
02 April 1960, British
Retired Sprinter

Jackie Joyner-KerseeJackie Joyner-Kersee
03 March 1962, American
Athlete
Sebastian CoeSebastian Coe
29 September 1956, British
Middle Distance Runner, Politician

Breaux GreerBreaux Greer
19 October 1976, American
Olympic Athlete
Jahking GuilloryJahking Guillory
14 May 2001, Haitian
Actor

Daley ThompsonDaley Thompson
30 July 1958, British
Decathlete

Hicham El GuerroujHicham El Guerrouj
14 September 1974, Moroccan
Athlete
Cathy FreemanCathy Freeman
16 February 1973, Australian
Sprinter

Ashton EatonAshton Eaton
21 January 1988, American
Decathlete
Matti NykänenMatti Nykänen
17 July 1963, Finnish
Olympic athlete

Steve CramSteve Cram
14 October 1960, British
Athlete

Fatima WhitbreadFatima Whitbread
03 March 1961, British
Javelin Thrower

Sergey BubkaSergey Bubka
04 December 1963, Ukrainian
Pole Vaulter
Valerie AdamsValerie Adams
06 October 1984, New Zealander
Shot Putter
Gail DeversGail Devers
19 November 1966, American
Athlete

Allan WellsAllan Wells
03 May 1952, British
Sprinter

Stefka KostadinovaStefka Kostadinova
25 March 1965, Bulgarian
Olympic athlete

Ben Johnson Ben Johnson
30 December 1961, Canadian
Sprinter
Liz McColganLiz McColgan
24 May 1964, British, Scottish
Athlete

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Eilish McColganEilish McColgan
25 November 1990, Scottish
Athlete

Keshorn WalcottKeshorn Walcott
02 April 1993, Trinidadian
Olympic athlete

Satcha PrettoSatcha Pretto
05 April 1980, Honduran
Journalist

Rudolph IngramRudolph Ingram
13 August 2011, American
Athlete
Anna ChicherovaAnna Chicherova
22 July 1982, Armenian
Olympic athlete

Nadia ComaneciNadia Comaneci
12 November 1961, Romanian
Olympic Champion Gymnast
Michael JohnsonMichael Johnson
13 September 1967, American
American olympic athlete

Irving Saladino Irving Saladino
23 January 1983, Panamanian
Long Jumper

Hadi SaeiHadi Saei
10 June 1976, Iranian
Former Taekwondo Athlete & Olympic Gold Medalist
Maurice GreenMaurice Greene
23 July 1974, American
Track & Field Sprinter

Magnús SchevingMagnús Scheving
10 November 1964, Icelander
Writer
Tyrese Johnson-FisherTyrese Johnson-Fisher
09 September 1999, British
American Football Player

Owen FarrellOwen Farrell
24 September 1991, British
Rugby union player

Allison StokkeAllison Stokke
22 March 1989, American
Athlete

Ellen WhitakerEllen Whitaker
05 March 1986, British
Show jumper

Eddie HallEddie Hall
15 January 1988, British
Athlete
Michael van GerwenMichael van Gerwen
25 April 1989
Darts player

Georgina BloombergGeorgina Bloomberg
20 January 1983, American
Equestrian

Caster SemenyaCaster Semenya
07 January 1991, South African
Middle-distance runner

Efren ReyesEfren Reyes
26 August 1954, Filipino
Pool player
Alberto SalazarAlberto Salazar
07 August 1958, Cuban, American
Marathon runner, Athletics competitor

Mike TindallMike Tindall
18 October 1978, British
Rugby union player
Alun Wyn JonesAlun Wyn Jones
19 September 1985, British
Rugby union player

Alex PietrangeloAlex Pietrangelo
18 January 1990, Canadian
Ice hockey player

Paul DePodestaPaul DePodesta
16 December 1972, American
Chief strategy officer
Mikaela ShiffrinMikaela Shiffrin
13 March 1995, American
Alpine skier

Dave MirraDave Mirra
04 April 1974, American
Extreme sports athlete
Sagarika GhatgeSagarika Ghatge
08 January 1986, Indian
Model

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

Denise LewisDenise Lewis
27 August 1972, British
Athletics competitor
Shelly-Ann Fraser-PryceShelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
27 December 1986, Jamaican
Sprinter, Athletics competitor

John TavaresJohn Tavares
20 September 1990, Canadian
ice hockey player
Paula RadcliffePaula Radcliffe
17 December 1973, British
Marathon runner, Long-distance runner, Athletics

Greg RutherfordGreg Rutherford
17 November 1986, British
Sprinter, Long jumper, Athletics competitor

Wayde van NiekerkWayde van Niekerk
15 July 1992, South African
Athlete

Ding JunhuiDing Junhui
01 April 1987
Snooker player
Francois PienaarFrancois Pienaar
02 January 1967, South African
Rugby union player
Kenenisa BekeleKenenisa Bekele
13 June 1982, Ethiopian
Long-distance runner, Athletics competitor

Marion JonesMarion Jones
12 October 1975, Belizean, American
Basketball player, Sprinter

Carl FramptonCarl Frampton
21 February 1987, British
Boxer

Jimmy WhiteJimmy White
02 May 1962, British
Snooker player, Pool player, Screenwriter
Clarence ClemonsClarence Clemons
11 January 1942, American
Musicians

Cameron WinklevossCameron Winklevoss
21 August 1981, American
Entrepreneur, Rower

Max DomiMax Domi
02 March 1995, Canadian
Ice hockey player

Nicola AdamsNicola Adams
26 October 1982, British
Boxer

Lennart JohanssonLennart Johansson
05 November 1929, Swedish
Association football manager, Association football
Casey StonerCasey Stoner
16 October 1985, Australian
Motorcycle racer, Racing driver

Mary Lou RettonMary Lou Retton
24 January 1968, American
Artistic gymnast
Greg LouganisGreg Louganis
29 January 1960, American
Platform diver, Autobiographer, Diver, Coach

Evgeni MalkinEvgeni Malkin
31 July 1986, Russian
Ice hockey player

Teemu SelänneTeemu Selänne
03 July 1970, Finnish
Ice hockey player
Bill BeaumontBill Beaumont
09 March 1952, British
Entrepreneur, Rugby union player

Lolo JonesLolo Jones
05 August 1982, American
Sprinter, Bobsledder, Athletics competitor
Galen RuppGalen Rupp
08 May 1986, American
Long-distance runner, Athletics competitor

Tyrone SpongTyrone Spong
03 September 1985, Surinamese
Kickboxer, Boxer, Thai boxer

Ekaterina GordeevaEkaterina Gordeeva
28 May 1971, Russian
Figure skater

Alexander SteenAlexander Steen
01 March 1984, Canadian, Swedish
Ice hockey player
Yohan BlakeYohan Blake
26 December 1989, French, Jamaican
Sprinter, Athletics competitor

Nils LofgrenNils Lofgren
21 June 1951, American
Musician
Joost van der WesthuizenJoost van der Westhuizen
20 February 1971, South African
Rugby union player

Colin JacksonColin Jackson
18 February 1967, British
Athletics competitor
Thakur Anoop SinghThakur Anoop Singh
23 March 1989, Indian
Actor

James CracknellJames Cracknell
05 May 1972, British
Rower, Ocean rower
Steve BeatonSteve Beaton
05 April 1964, British
Darts player