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Jessica Ennis-Hill
(British Retired Track and Field Athlete Who Specialized in Heptathlon and 100m Hurdles)
Jessica Ennis-Hill
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Birthdate: January 28, 1986
Birthplace: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England

Jessica Ennis-Hill is a British retired track and field athlete. She specialized in multi-eventing disciplines and 100 meters hurdles. In 2012, she won an Olympic gold in the heptathlon. She was introduced to sports as a young girl and immediately took an interest in athletics. She has won several other titles as well in addition to her Olympic gold. 

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Justin Gatlin
(American Sprinter Who Won the Gold Medal in the 100 Meters at the 2004 Olympics)
Justin Gatlin
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Birthdate: February 10, 1982
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Five-time Olympic medalist and renowned sprinter Justin Gatlin is a specialist in the 100m and the 200m categories. In 2005, he became the first to win both the 100m and the 200m world titles. He was a childhood fan of Mike Tyson and had initially been a hurdler.

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Cathy Freeman
(Australian Former Sprinter Who Specialised in the 400 metres Event)
Cathy Freeman
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Birthdate: February 16, 1973
Birthplace: Mackay, Queensland, Australia

Cathy Freeman is a former sprinter known for her achievements in the 400 meters events. Her personal best of 48.63, set at the 1996 Olympics, makes her the eighth-fastest woman of all time. She gave Australia an Olympic gold at the 2000 Olympics. Also a humanitarian, Freeman is credited with founding the Cathy Freeman Foundation.

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Colin Jackson
(Welsh Former Sprint and Hurdling Athlete)
Colin Jackson
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Birthdate: February 18, 1967
Birthplace: Cardiff, Wales

Colin Jackson is a Welsh former athlete who represented Wales and Great Britain during his career. Jackson, who specialized in hurdles, won the silver medal in the 110m hurdles at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. His world record for the 110m hurdles stood for more than ten years, while his world record for the 60m hurdles stood for almost 27 years.

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Jarmila Kratochvílová
(Former Czech Track and Field Athlete Who Specialized in the 400 Metres & 800 Metres Events)
Jarmila Kratochvílová
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Birthdate: January 26, 1951
Birthplace: Golčův Jeníkov, Czech Republic

Jarmila Kratochvílová is a Czech retired track and field athlete known for winning gold medals in the 800m and 400m events at the 1983 World Championships and setting a world record in the process in the 400m event. In 1983, she also set a world record in the 800m event. Kratochvílová also won a silver medal at the 1980 Olympics.

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Delilah DiCrescenzo
(American Distance Runner)
Delilah DiCrescenzo
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Birthdate: February 7, 1983
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Delilah DiCrescenzo is an American track and field athlete who competes in the 3000 meters steeplechase. She helped Team USA win the gold medal at the Americas Cross Country Championships in 2009. Delilah DiCrescenzo is the subject of a hit song titled Hey There Delilah by the popular American rock band Plain White T's.

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Marita Koch
(German Former Sprint Track and Field Athlete)
Marita Koch
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Birthdate: February 18, 1957
Birthplace: Wismar, Germany
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Ashton Eaton
(Retired American Decathlete and Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist)
Ashton Eaton
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Birthdate: January 21, 1988
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States

Two-time Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton began his international career in 2008, winning his first international medal, a silver, at the 2011 World Championships. In the following year, he won two gold medals, one in Heptathlon at the World Indoor Championships and the other in Decathlon in London Olympic Games, defending his Olympic title four years later in Rio de Janeiro.

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Annette Tånnander
(Swedish Athlete)
Annette Tånnander
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Birthdate: February 13, 1958
Birthplace: Malmö Municipality, Sweden

Annette Tånnander is a former athlete who competed in the high jump and heptathlon events. She represented Sweden at the 1976 and 1984 Summer Olympics. After retiring from athletics, Annette Tånnander went on to pursue a career as a massage therapist and fitness trainer. She also co-wrote a book titled The Complete Idiot's Guide to Fitness.

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Jeremy Wariner
(American Retired Track Athlete Specializing in the 400 Meters and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Jeremy Wariner
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Birthdate: January 31, 1984
Birthplace: Irving, Texas, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Konstanze Klosterhalfen
(German Middle- And Long-Distance Runner)
Konstanze Klosterhalfen
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Birthdate: February 18, 1997
Birthplace: Bonn, Germany
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Jahvid Best
(Olympic Track and Field Athlete and a Former American Football Running Back)
Jahvid Best
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Birthdate: January 30, 1989
Birthplace: Vallejo, California, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Steve Prefontaine
(American Long-Distance Runner)
Steve Prefontaine
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Birthdate: January 25, 1951
Birthplace: Coos Bay, Oregon, United States
Died: May 30, 1975

Long-distance runner Steve Prefontaine had competed in only one Olympic, finishing fourth in the 5000m race in Munich. However, he had begun breaking records since high school and excelled in cross-country running. His tragic death in a car accident after attending a party ended his life and his sports dreams.

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Carolina Klüft
(The Only Athlete Ever to Win Three Consecutive World Titles in the Heptathlon)
Carolina Klüft
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Birthdate: February 2, 1983
Birthplace: Sandhult, Sweden

Former track and field athlete from Sweden, Carolina Klüft is an Olympic gold medalist. Born to Swedish soccer player Johnny Klüft and long jumper Ingalill Ahlm Klüft, Carolina was naturally drawn toward sports at an early age. She is also a student of peace and development and participates in charitable campaigns.

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David Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter
(English Athlete and Politician Who Won the Gold Medal in 400m Hurdles at the 1928 Summer Olympics)
David Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter
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Birthdate: February 9, 1905
Birthplace: Peterborough, England
Died: October 22, 1981

An enthusiastic runner since his student life, David Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter, began participating in professional events from the age of nineteen, eventually winning a gold medal in the 400-metre hurdles at the 1928 Olympic Games and a silver at 1932 Olympics. Also a Conservative Party member, he remained associated with different sports organizations even after his retirement.

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Edward Cheserek
(Kenyan Distance Runner)
Edward Cheserek
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Birthdate: February 2, 1994
Birthplace: Kenya
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Katerina Stefanidi
(Greek Pole Vaulter)
Katerina Stefanidi
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Birthdate: February 4, 1990
Birthplace: Cholargos, Athens, Greece

Katerina Stefanidi is a Greek pole vaulter best known for winning the gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. In 2017, she won the gold medal at the IAAF World Championships. Stefanidi has also won two gold medals at the European Championships in 2016 and 2018. Katerina Stefanidi is considered the greatest Greek female athlete of the modern era. 

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Parry O'Brien
(American Shot Put Champion)
Parry O'Brien
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Birthdate: January 28, 1932
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: April 21, 2007
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Mohamed Katir
(Spanish Middle and Long-Distance Runner)
Mohamed Katir
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Birthdate: February 17, 1998
Birthplace: Ksar el-Kebir, Morocco
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Richie Burnett
(Darts player)
Richie Burnett
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Birthdate: February 7, 1967
Birthplace: Cwmparc
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Steve Backley
(British Track and Field Athlete)
Steve Backley
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Birthdate: February 12, 1969
Birthplace: Sidcup, England
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Virgilijus Alekna
(Lithuanian Retired Discus Thrower Who Won Gold Medals at the 2000 and 2004 Olympic Games)
Virgilijus Alekna
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Birthdate: February 13, 1972
Birthplace: Terpeikiai, Lithuania

Virgilijus Alekna is a Lithuanian retired discus thrower who won gold medals at the 2000 and 2004 Olympic Games. A two-time world champion, Alekna also won the 2006 European Championship. Virgilijus Alekna was named Lithuanian Sportsman of the Year on four occasions. In 2017, he was honored with the prestigious European Athletics Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Helen Stephens
(Athlete)
Helen Stephens
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Birthdate: February 3, 1918
Birthplace: Fulton, Missouri,United States
Died: January 17, 1994
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Patrick Stevens
(Former Belgian Sprinter)
Patrick Stevens
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Birthdate: January 31, 1968
Birthplace: Belgium

Patrick Stevens is a Belgian former sprinter best known for winning a bronze medal at the European Championships in 1994. He also won a silver medal at the European Indoor Championships in 2000. Patrick Stevens also represented his country in four World Championships.

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Houston McTear
(Sprinter)
Houston McTear
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Birthdate: February 12, 1957
Birthplace: Baker, Florida, United States
Died: November 1, 2015
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Earl Thomson
(Canadian Athlete Who Was the First Non-US Olympic Gold Medalist in 100m Hurdles)
Earl Thomson
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Birthdate: February 15, 1895
Birthplace: Prince Albert, Canada
Died: May 19, 1971

Canadian athlete Earl Thomson, or Tommy Thomson, scripted history as the first non-American to win a 110m hurdles Olympic gold medal. In his early days, he excelled in high jump and discus throw, too. He later coached the US Naval Academy team and also co-designed a safer hurdle.

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Lisa Vittozzi
(Italian Biathlon)
Lisa Vittozzi
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Birthdate: February 4, 1995
Birthplace: Pieve di Cadore, Italy
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Dorian Keletela
(Sprinter)
Dorian Keletela
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Birthdate: February 6, 1999
Birthplace: Congo
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Sophie Hahn
(England Sprinter)
Sophie Hahn
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Birthdate: January 23, 1997
Birthplace: Nottingham, England
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Khalid Skah
(Moroccan Track and Field Athlete and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Khalid Skah
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Birthdate: January 29, 1967
Birthplace: Midelt, Morocco
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Mohammed Gammoudi
(Tunisian Long-Distance Runner)
Mohammed Gammoudi
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Birthdate: February 11, 1938
Birthplace: Sidi Aïch, Tunisia
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Henry Rono
(Kenyan Retired Track and Field Athlete)
Henry Rono
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Birthdate: February 12, 1952
Birthplace: Nandi Hills, Kenya
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Matti Jarvinen
(Finnish Former Javelin Thrower, Gold Medalist at the 1932 Summer Olympics)
Matti Jarvinen
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Birthdate: February 18, 1909
Birthplace: Tampere, Finland
Died: July 22, 1985
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Matej Tóth
(Slovak Race Walker and Former Olympic Champion in the 50 km Walk)
Matej Tóth
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Birthdate: February 10, 1983
Birthplace: Nitra, Slovakia

Matej Toth is a Slovak race walker best known for winning the gold medal in the men's 50 kilometres race walk event at the 2016 Olympic Games. He has also won a gold medal at the World Championships and a couple of silver medals at the European Championships. In 2016, Matej Toth was named Slovak Athlete of the Year.

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Charles Dumas
(Olympic athlete)
Charles Dumas
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Birthdate: February 12, 1937
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Died: January 5, 2004
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Ottavio Missoni
(Founder of the Italian Fashion Label ‘Missoni’ and an Olympic Hurdler)
Ottavio Missoni
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Birthdate: February 11, 1921
Birthplace: Dubrovnik, Croatia
Died: May 9, 2013

Ottavio Missoni was an Italian fashion designer who founded the fashion label Missoni. He loved sports as a young boy and won the individual national championship in track four times. He fought in World War II and turned to fashion designing after the war. Along with his wife, Rosita, he launched his own label, Missoni, in the 1950s. 

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Pavlos Kontides
(Cypriot Sailor)
Pavlos Kontides
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Birthdate: February 11, 1990
Birthplace: Limassol, Cyprus
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Anaïs Chevalier
(French Retired Biathlete)
Anaïs Chevalier
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Birthdate: February 12, 1993
Birthplace: Saint-Martin-d'Hères, France
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Ralph Doubell
(Former Australian Athlete and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Ralph Doubell
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Birthdate: February 11, 1945
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

In spite of his short international career, Australian athlete Ralph Doubell managed to bag an Olympic gold medal. His 1min 44.4sec world record at the 800m at the 1968 Mexico City Games, matched only with New Zealand’s Peter Snell and is still the fastest recorded by an Australian.

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Marija Vukovic
(Athletics competitor)
Marija Vukovic
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Birthdate: January 21, 1992
Birthplace: Knin, Croatia
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Jemima Montag
(Australian Racewalker)
Jemima Montag
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Birthdate: February 15, 1998
Birthplace: East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
A celebrated Australian race-walker, Jemima Montag first came to limelight in 2014 when she won a gold medal at the U-20 Oceania Race Walking Championships and bronze at the IAAF World Race Walking Cup.  However, the most glorious moment in her career was when she won a gold medal in the 20 kilometers race walk at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
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Lou Marsh
(Canadian Athlete and Referee)
Lou Marsh
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Birthdate: February 17, 1879
Birthplace: Canada
Died: March 4, 1936

Lou Marsh was a Canadian athlete who participated in a wide variety of sports during his playing career. He then established himself as one of the top hockey and boxing referees of his generation. Lou Marsh also worked for the Toronto Star for more than four decades and is often counted among the pioneers of sports journalism in the country.

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Oskars Melbārdis
(Former Latvian Bobsledder and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Oskars Melbārdis
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Birthdate: February 16, 1988
Birthplace: Valmiera, Latvia
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Iryna Zhuk
(Belarusian Athlete Who Specializes in Pole Vaulting)
Iryna Zhuk
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Birthdate: January 26, 1993
Birthplace: Grodno, Belarus

Iryna Zhuk is a Belarusian athlete who specializes in pole vaulting. She is best known for winning the bronze medal at the European Indoor Championships in Toruń, Poland. Iryna Zhuk has also represented Belarus at the 2016 and 2020 Summer Olympics, reaching the final in the latter event.

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Karyna Demidik
(Belarusian Athlete Who Specializes in High Jump)
Karyna Demidik
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Birthdate: February 10, 1999
Birthplace: Baranovichi, Belarus

Karyna Demidik is a Belarusian athlete who specializes in high jump. She started hogging the limelight in 2017 when she won a silver medal at the European Athletics U20 Championships in Grosseto, Italy. She then went on to win a gold medal at the 2018 IAAF World U20 Championships in Tampere, Finland.

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Beverly McDonald
(Jamaican Sprinter)
Beverly McDonald
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Birthdate: February 15, 1970
Birthplace: St. Mary Parish, Jamaica

Apart from winning an Olympic gold, Jamaican sprinter Beverly McDonald has also bagged a silver and a bronze medal at the games. She has also been the 1991 World Champion. She is the sister of Jamaican runner Michael McDonald. She was also once named the Jamaican Sportswoman of the Year.

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Montell Douglas
(British Sprinter and Record Holder for the 100 Metres at 11.05 Seconds)
Montell Douglas
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Birthdate: January 24, 1986
Birthplace: London Borough of Lewisham, United Kingdom
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Priscilla Frederick
(American-Antiguan Athlete)
Priscilla Frederick
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Birthdate: February 14, 1989
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Habib Thiam
(Former Prime Minister of Senegal)
Habib Thiam
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Birthdate: January 21, 1933
Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal
Died: June 26, 2017

Habib Thiam was a Senegalese politician best remembered for his service as the Prime Minister of Senegal on two occasions; from 1981 to 1983 and again from 1991 to 1998. From 1983 to 1984, Habib Thiam also served as the President of the National Assembly of Senegal.

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Ekaterina Voronina
(Track and field athlete who competes in the heptathlon)
Ekaterina Voronina
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Birthdate: February 16, 1992
Birthplace: Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)