Dot JonesDot Jones
04 January 1964, American
Actress
Eric LiddellEric Liddell
16 January 1902, Scottish
 

Ben Johnson Ben Johnson
30 December 1961, Canadian
Sprinter

Eddie HallEddie Hall
15 January 1988, British
Athlete

Clarence ClemonsClarence Clemons
11 January 1942, American
Musicians

Caster SemenyaCaster Semenya
07 January 1991, South African
Olympic Athlete
Kathrine SwitzerKathrine Switzer
05 January 1947, American
Journalist, Athletics competitor, Non-fiction

Alex PietrangeloAlex Pietrangelo
18 January 1990, Canadian
Ice hockey player

Doug McDermottDoug McDermott
03 January 1992, American
Basketball player
Jolyon PalmerJolyon Palmer
20 January 1991, British
Racecar driver

Sadako SasakiSadako Sasaki
07 January 1943, Japanese
 
Georgina BloombergGeorgina Bloomberg
20 January 1983, American
Equestrian

Yohan BlakeYohan Blake
26 December 1989, French, Jamaican
Sprinter, Athletics competitor

Shelly-Ann Fraser-PryceShelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
27 December 1986, Jamaican
Sprinter, Athletics competitor

Francois PienaarFrancois Pienaar
02 January 1967, South African
Rugby union player

Remy BonjaskyRemy Bonjasky
10 January 1976, Surinamese
Sportsperson, Kickboxer
Katarina Johnson-ThompsonKatarina Johnson-Thompson
09 January 1993, British
Athletics competitor

Svetlana KhorkinaSvetlana Khorkina
19 January 1979, Russian
Politician, Artistic gymnast

Brian MooreBrian Moore
11 January 1962, British
journalist, rugby union player, screenwriter

Claude GirouxClaude Giroux
12 January 1988, Canadian
Ice hockey player
Martin OffiahMartin Offiah
29 December 1966, British
Rugby league player, Rugby union player

Iwan ThomasIwan Thomas
05 January 1974, British
Athletics competitor
Jeremy JonesJeremy Jones
14 January 1975, American
sportsperson

Danny CareDanny Care
02 January 1987, British
Rugby union player

Craig WingCraig Wing
26 December 1979, Australian
Rugby league player, Rugby union player
Jeff CarterJeff Carter
01 January 1985, Canadian
Ice hockey player

Kōhei UchimuraKōhei Uchimura
03 January 1989, Japanese
Artistic gymnast
Andrea StramaccioniAndrea Stramaccioni
09 January 1976, Italian
Association football player, Association football

Patrick SharpPatrick Sharp
27 December 1981, Canadian
Ice hockey player

Kipchoge KeinoKipchoge Keino
17 January 1940, Kenyan
Athlete
Ato BoldonAto Boldon
30 December 1973, Trinidadian
Sprinter, Politician, Athletics competitor

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Jack PurcellJack Purcell
24 December 1903, Canadian
Stockbroker, Badminton player
He KexinHe Kexin
01 January 1992, Chinese
Artistic gymnast

Torah BrightTorah Bright
27 December 1986, Australian
Snowboarder

Zemgus GirgensonsZemgus Girgensons
05 January 1994, Latvian
Ice hockey player

Spiridon LouisSpiridon Louis
12 January 1873, Greek
Athlete
Rhys PriestlandRhys Priestland
09 January 1987, British
Rugby union player
William Fox-PittWilliam Fox-Pitt
02 January 1969, British
Event rider

Mark CuetoMark Cueto
26 December 1979, British
Rugby union player

Wang JunxiaWang Junxia
19 January 1973, Chinese
Long-Distance Runner

Sean DaySean Day
09 January 1998, Canadian
Ice hockey player
Alex SchwazerAlex Schwazer
26 December 1984, Italian
Athlete

Sean LamontSean Lamont
15 January 1981, British
Rugby union player

John NaberJohn Naber
20 January 1956, American
Athlete

Alain MimounAlain Mimoun
01 January 1921, Algerian
Distance runner

Jack LovelockJack Lovelock
05 January 1910, New Zealander
Athlete
Angelo TaylorAngelo Taylor
29 December 1978, American
Track and field athlete

Ville RitolaVille Ritola
18 January 1896, Finnish
Athlete
Kim Ha-naKim Ha-na
27 December 1989, South Korean
Badminton player

Gunder HäggGunder Hägg
31 December 1918, Swedish
Athlete

John FlanaganJohn Flanagan
09 January 1873, Irish, American
Olympic athlete
Karine RubyKarine Ruby
04 January 1978, French
Snowboarder

Jack BeresfordJack Beresford
01 January 1899, British
Athlete
Micheline OstermeyerMicheline Ostermeyer
23 December 1922, French
Athlete

Volmari Iso-HolloVolmari Iso-Hollo
05 January 1907, Finnish
Runner

Olga KaniskinaOlga Kaniskina
19 January 1985, Russian
Athlete

Yukio EndoYukio Endo
18 January 1937, Japanese
Olympic athlete

Toini GustafssonToini Gustafsson
17 January 1938, Swedish
Athlete
Anna AlminovaAnna Alminova
17 January 1985, Russian
Runner

Paul KipkoechPaul Kipkoech
06 January 1963, Kenyan
Long-distance Runner

Fița LovinFița Lovin
14 January 1951, Romanian
Athletics competitor