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

Cathy FreemanCathy Freeman
16 February 1973, Australian
Sprinter

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

Dennis WeaverDennis Weaver
04 June 1924, American
Actor

Mo FarahMo Farah
23 March 1983, British
Athlete
Carl LewisCarl Lewis
01 July 1961, American
 

Frederik, Crown Prince of DenmarkFrederik, Crown Prince of Denmark
26 May 1968, Danish
Eldest Son of Queen of Denmark Margrethe II

Jessica Ennis-HillJessica Ennis-Hill
28 January 1986, British
Track & Field Athlete
Helen SkeltonHelen Skelton
19 July 1983, British
Television presenter

Sebastian CoeSebastian Coe
29 September 1956, British
Middle Distance Runner, Politician
Justin Gatlin Justin Gatlin
10 February 1982, American
Sprinter

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

Jim KellyJim Kelly
05 May 1946, American
Athlete

Magnús SchevingMagnús Scheving
10 November 1964, Icelander
Writer

Jackie Joyner-KerseeJackie Joyner-Kersee
03 March 1962, American
Athlete
Roger BannisterRoger Bannister
23 March 1929, British
Former British Athlete Who Ran The First

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

Hicham El GuerroujHicham El Guerrouj
14 September 1974, Moroccan
Athlete

Sergey BubkaSergey Bubka
04 December 1963, Ukrainian
Pole Vaulter
Daley ThompsonDaley Thompson
30 July 1958, British
Decathlete

Christian ColemanChristian Coleman
06 March 1996, American
Athlete
Breaux GreerBreaux Greer
19 October 1976, American
Olympic Athlete

Dot JonesDot Jones
04 January 1964, American
Actress

Valerie AdamsValerie Adams
06 October 1984, New Zealander
Shot Putter
Jahking GuilloryJahking Guillory
14 May 2001, Haitian
Actor

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

Fatima WhitbreadFatima Whitbread
03 March 1961, British
Javelin Thrower

Matti NykänenMatti Nykänen
17 July 1963, Finnish
Olympic athlete
Allan WellsAllan Wells
03 May 1952, British
Sprinter

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Gail DeversGail Devers
19 November 1966, American
Athlete
Liz McColganLiz McColgan
24 May 1964, British, Scottish
Athlete

Stefka KostadinovaStefka Kostadinova
25 March 1965, Bulgarian
Olympic athlete

Tyrese Johnson-FisherTyrese Johnson-Fisher
09 September 1999, British
American Football Player

Eilish McColganEilish McColgan
25 November 1990, Scottish
Athlete
Ben Johnson Ben Johnson
30 December 1961, Canadian
Sprinter
Satcha PrettoSatcha Pretto
05 April 1980, Honduran
Journalist

Anna ChicherovaAnna Chicherova
22 July 1982, Armenian
Olympic athlete

Irving Saladino Irving Saladino
23 January 1983, Panamanian
Long Jumper

Keshorn WalcottKeshorn Walcott
02 April 1993, Trinidadian
Olympic athlete
Nadia ComaneciNadia Comaneci
12 November 1961, Romanian
Olympic Champion Gymnast

Michael JohnsonMichael Johnson
13 September 1967, American
American olympic athlete

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

Maurice GreeneMaurice Greene
23 July 1974, American
Track & Field Sprinter

Rudolph IngramRudolph Ingram
13 August 2011, American
Athlete
Caster SemenyaCaster Semenya
07 January 1991, South African
Olympic Athlete

Wim HofWim Hof
20 April 1959, Dutch
Athlete
Eddie HallEddie Hall
15 January 1988, British
Athlete

Daniil KvyatDaniil Kvyat
26 April 1994, Russian
Racecar driver

Jimmy WhiteJimmy White
02 May 1962, British
Snooker player, Pool player, Screenwriter
Allison StokkeAllison Stokke
22 March 1989, American
Athlete

Aleksandr KarelinAleksandr Karelin
19 September 1967, Russian
Politician, Amateur wrestler
Antonio RüdigerAntonio Rüdiger
03 March 1993, German
Footballer

Paul DePodestaPaul DePodesta
16 December 1972, American
Chief strategy officer

Matthew PinsentMatthew Pinsent
10 October 1970, British
Rower

Callum RobinsonCallum Robinson
02 February 1995, British
Association football player

Thakur Anoop SinghThakur Anoop Singh
23 March 1989, Indian
Actor
Marion JonesMarion Jones
12 October 1975, Belizean, American
Basketball player, Sprinter

Alina KabaevaAlina Kabaeva
12 May 1983, Uzbekistan, Russian
Politician, Model, Artistic gymnast, Rhythmic

Aimee MullinsAimee Mullins
20 July 1976, American
Athlete

Patrick SharpPatrick Sharp
27 December 1981, Canadian
Ice hockey player
Cameron WinklevossCameron Winklevoss
21 August 1981, American
Entrepreneur, Rower

Lolo JonesLolo Jones
05 August 1982, American
Sprinter, Bobsledder, Athletics competitor
Nicola AdamsNicola Adams
26 October 1982, British
Boxer

Clarence ClemonsClarence Clemons
11 January 1942, American
Musicians

Ding JunhuiDing Junhui
01 April 1987
Snooker player
Dave MirraDave Mirra
04 April 1974, American
Extreme sports athlete

Efren ReyesEfren Reyes
26 August 1954, Filipino
Pool player
Dominique MoceanuDominique Moceanu
30 September 1981, American
Artistic gymnast

Jamie BennJamie Benn
18 July 1989, Canadian
Ice hockey player

Mary Lou RettonMary Lou Retton
24 January 1968, American
Artistic gymnast
Mike TindallMike Tindall
18 October 1978, British
Rugby union player

Casey StonerCasey Stoner
16 October 1985, Australian
Motorcycle racer, Racing driver
Kathrine SwitzerKathrine Switzer
05 January 1947, American
Journalist, Athletics competitor, Non-fiction

Greg LouganisGreg Louganis
29 January 1960, American
Diver

Matt MiazgaMatt Miazga
19 July 1995, American
Association football player

Tommie SmithTommie Smith
06 June 1944, American
Sprinter, American football player
Carl FramptonCarl Frampton
21 February 1987, British
Boxer
Nicolas HamiltonNicolas Hamilton
28 March 1992, British
Racecar driver

Burak YılmazBurak Yılmaz
15 July 1985, Turkish
Football

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

Nils LofgrenNils Lofgren
21 June 1951, American
Musician
Esteban GutiérrezEsteban Gutiérrez
05 August 1991, Mexican
Formula One driver

Rebecca AdlingtonRebecca Adlington
17 February 1989, British
Swimmer

Max DomiMax Domi
02 March 1995, Canadian
Ice hockey player

Alexander RossiAlexander Rossi
25 September 1991, American
Racecar driver

Kenenisa BekeleKenenisa Bekele
13 June 1982, Ethiopian
Long-distance runner, Athletics competitor
Rulon GardnerRulon Gardner
16 August 1971, American
Amateur wrestler, Mixed martial artist

Yohan BlakeYohan Blake
26 December 1989, French, Jamaican
Sprinter, Athletics competitor
Cael SandersonCael Sanderson
20 June 1979, American
Amateur wrestler, Coach

Kerri Walsh JenningsKerri Walsh Jennings
15 August 1978, American
Volleyball player, Beach volleyball player
Kelly HolmesKelly Holmes
19 April 1970, British
Middle-distance runner
Steve OvettSteve Ovett
09 October 1955, British
Middle-distance runner, Athletics competitor