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Neeraj Chopra
(Javelin Thrower)
Neeraj Chopra
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Birthdate: December 24, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Panipat district, Haryana, India

Indian javelin sensation Neeraj Chopra created history by becoming the second Indian individual Olympic gold medalist and the first from the track-and-field category. Once an obese kid, he took up sports to lose weight. Now a glamor icon, too, he has bagged several modeling offers and a Vogue cover, too.

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Uwe Hohn
(Athletics competitor)
Uwe Hohn
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Birthdate: July 16, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Neuruppin, Germany
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Nafissatou Thiam
(The Second Woman to Win consecutive Olympic Titles in Heptathlon)
Nafissatou Thiam
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Birthdate: August 19, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium

Nafissatou Thiam is a Belgian athlete who achieved popularity in 2016 when she won the gold medal in Heptathlon at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Nafissatou Thiam went on to win another gold medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, becoming only the second woman to win consecutive Olympic titles in Heptathlon after America's Jackie Joyner-Kersee. 

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Breaux Greer
(Retired American Track and Field Athlete Who Competed in the Javelin Throw)
Breaux Greer
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Birthdate: October 19, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States

Retired American javelin thrower Breaux Greer holds a national record in the sport. The three-time Olympian earned the bronze medal at the 2007 World Championships in Japan and has been a US National Championship eight times. He is married to actor Katy Mixon and is a father of two.

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Tessa Sanderson
(A six-time Olympian in the javelin from 1976 to 1996)
Tessa Sanderson
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Birthdate: March 14, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: St. Elizabeth Parish, Jamaica
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Jan Železný
(Regarded as the Modern Era's Greatest Javelin Thrower)
Jan Železný
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Birthdate: June 16, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mlada Boleslav, Czechia

Jan Železný is a Czech retired track and field athlete who specialized in the javelin throw. With three Olympic gold medals under his belt, Železný is regarded as the modern era's greatest javelin thrower. Železný broke the world record on four occasions and currently holds the record with a throw of 98.48 metres. He is also a three-time world champion.

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Johannes Vetter
(Javelin thrower)
Johannes Vetter
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Birthdate: March 26, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
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Keshorn Walcott
(Trinidadian Track and Field Athlete and Youngest Olympic Gold Medallist in the Men’s Javelin Throw)
Keshorn Walcott
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Birthdate: April 2, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toco, Trinidad and Tobago

Keshorn Walcott is a Trinidadian athlete who participates in the javelin throw. In 2012, he became the first Caribbean male athlete to win an Olympic gold medal in a throwing event. He is also the youngest Olympic gold medalist in men's javelin, having won the medal at the age of 19 years and 131 days.

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Kelsey-Lee Barber
(Javelin thrower)
Kelsey-Lee Barber
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Birthdate: September 20, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: East London, South Africa

Kelsey-Lee Barber is an Australian track and field athlete. She competes in the javelin throw and won the gold medal at the 2019 World Championships. She won bronze in the final at the 2020 Summer Olympics. She has set a personal best of 67.70 meters. Her training partner is para-athlete Jayden Sawyer. She is married to coach Mike Barber. 

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Angela Madsen
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Birthdate: May 10, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Xenia, Ohio, United States
Died: June 21, 2020
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Tapio Rautavaara
(Finnish Singer, Actor, and Athlete)
Tapio Rautavaara
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Birthdate: March 8, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nokia, Finland
Died: September 25, 1979

Tapio Rautavaara was a Finnish singer, actor, and athlete. He is best remembered for winning the gold medal in the javelin throw event at the 1948 Olympic Games in London. A former world champion, Rautavaara also won a bronze medal at the 1946 European Championships in Oslo. As a musician, Rautavaara is credited with inspiring other musicians like Ville Valo.  

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Anderson Peters
(Javelin thrower who gained multiple time CARIFTA Games champion)
Anderson Peters
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Birthdate: October 21, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Grenada
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Magnus Kirt
(Javelin thrower)
Magnus Kirt
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Birthdate: April 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tõrva, Estonia
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Jānis Lūsis
(Athlete)
Jānis Lūsis
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Birthdate: May 19, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jelgava, Latvia
Died: April 29, 2020
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Kathryn Mitchell
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Birthdate: July 10, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hamilton, Australia
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Ruth Fuchs
(Politician)
Ruth Fuchs
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Birthdate: December 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Egeln, Germany
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Cyrus Young Jr.
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Birthdate: July 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Modesto, California, United States
Died: December 6, 2017
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Rebekah Colberg
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Birthdate: December 25, 1918
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Puerto Rico
Died: July 8, 1985
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Tatsiana Khaladovich
(Belarusian Athlete Who Specializes in the Javelin Throw)
Tatsiana Khaladovich
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Birthdate: June 21, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brest, Belarus

Tatsiana Khaladovich is a Belarusian athlete who specializes in the javelin throw. At the 2016 European Championships in Amsterdam, Khaladovich won the gold medal and recorded her personal best in the process. She also competed at the 2016 Olympics where she placed fifth. Khaladovich also participated at the 2019 European Games where she helped her team win a silver medal.

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Edgar Baumann
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Birthdate: April 16, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Lorenzo, Paraguay
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Natalya Shikolenko
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Birthdate: August 1, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Andijan, Uzbekistan
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Natalija Eder
(Javelin throw)
Natalija Eder
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Birthdate: August 6, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Grodno, Belarus
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Inga Stasiulionytė
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Birthdate: June 29, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lithuania
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Dalila Rugama
(Athlete)
Dalila Rugama
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Birthdate: April 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Managua, Nicaragua
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Nery Kennedy
(Athlete)
Nery Kennedy
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Birthdate: May 28, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mbocayaty, Paraguay
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Fabian Jara
(Javelin thrower)
Fabian Jara
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Birthdate: January 8, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paraguay
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Natalya Yermolovich
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Birthdate: April 29, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gomel, Belarus
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Nadezhda Yakubovich
(Javelin thrower)
Nadezhda Yakubovich
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Birthdate: February 24, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brest Region, Belarus
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Tatsiana Korzh
(Javelin thrower)
Tatsiana Korzh
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Birthdate: March 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Starobin, Belarus
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Maryna Novik
(Athlete)
Maryna Novik
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Birthdate: January 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Zhodzina, Belarus
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Natallia Shymchuk
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Birthdate: November 14, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Plovdiv, Bulgaria