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Valerie Adams
(Retired New Zealand Shot Putter and Two-Time Olympic Gold Medallist)
Valerie Adams
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Birthdate: October 6, 1984
Birthplace: Rotorua, New Zealand
Star shot-putter of New Zealand Valerie Adams boasts of two Olympic golds and four World Championship titles. IAAF’s 2014 World Athlete of the Year, she was one of 18 children born to an English father and a Tongan mother and first gained attention after breaking a 20-year school shot-put record.
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Alex Scott
(Footballer)
Alex Scott
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Birthdate: October 14, 1984
Birthplace: London, England

Alex Scott is an English TV presenter and former professional football player. Apart from playing for popular clubs like Arsenal and Birmingham City, Scott also represented the women's national football team. She also played for Great Britain at the London Olympics. In 2019, she was inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame.

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Sebastian Coe
(Middle Distance Runner, Politician)
Sebastian Coe
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Birthdate: September 29, 1956
Birthplace: Hammersmith

Sebastian Coe is a politician and former athlete who represented Great Britain in two Olympic events. He won four Olympic medals including two gold medals as a middle-distance runner. In 2012, he was inducted into the IAAF Hall of Fame. The same year, Coe was honored at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. 

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Victoria Pendleton
(Track cyclist, Sport cyclist, Autobiographer, Jockey)
Victoria Pendleton
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Birthdate: September 24, 1980
Birthplace: Stotfold

Victoria Pendleton is a British former track cyclist who represented England and Great Britain in international cycling competitions. She dominated the individual sprint event from 2005 to 2012, winning a record six world titles in the individual sprint. Having won one Olympic silver medal and two gold medals, Pendleton is one of the most successful female Olympians from Great Britain.

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Dani Pedrosa
(Motorcycle racer)
Dani Pedrosa
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Birthdate: September 29, 1985
Birthplace: Sabadell
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Steve Cram
(Athlete)
Steve Cram
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Birthdate: October 14, 1960
Birthplace: Jarrow, United Kingdom

Steve Cram is a British former athlete who dominated the middle-distance running event during the 1980s alongside other athletes like Steve Ovett and Sebastian Coe. During the summer of 1985, Cram set world records in the mile run, 2000m, and 1500m during a 19-day period. He is the first person to run 1500m under three-and-a-half minutes.

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Alexander Rossi
(Racecar driver)
Alexander Rossi
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Birthdate: September 25, 1991
Birthplace: Auburn

Alexander Rossi is an American racing driver who won the Indianapolis 500 in 2016 as a rookie. The following year, he registered another win at Watkins Glen International. Alexander Rossi currently competes in the IndyCar Series, representing the popular racing team Andretti Autosport.

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Sam Warburton
(Rugby union player)
Sam Warburton
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Birthdate: October 5, 1988
Birthplace: Cardiff

Former Welsh rugby player Sam Warburton became the youngest to captain Wales in the 2011 World Cup. He also created a record for holding the most caps as a Wales captain. He has also won the European Challenge Cup for the Cardiff Blues and the Six Nations Championship for Wales.

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Daniel Sedin
(Ice hockey player)
Daniel Sedin
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Birthdate: September 26, 1980
Birthplace: Örnsköldsvik

Daniel Sedin is a Swedish ice hockey executive. A former professional ice hockey player, Sedin played 18 seasons for the Vancouver Canucks in the National Hockey League (NHL) alongside his identical twin brother Henrik. A three-time Winter Olympian, Sedin helped his team win a gold medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics.

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Javier Sotomayor
(High jumper)
Javier Sotomayor
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Birthdate: October 13, 1967
Birthplace: Limonar, Cuba
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Marion Jones
(Athlete)
Marion Jones
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Birthdate: October 12, 1975
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Marion Jones became the first female athlete to win five track and field medals in a single Olympic game. She was, however, stripped of all her Olympic medals after she admitted to using steroids. She also spent 6 months in jail for being involved in a check-fraud case.

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Amy Williams
(British Former Skeleton Racer and Olympic Gold Medallist)
Amy Williams
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Birthdate: September 29, 1982
Birthplace: Cambridge, England

Amy Williams is a British former skeleton racer who won a silver medal at the 2009 World Championships. In 2010, Amy Williams became the first British person in 30 years to win an individual gold medal at Winter Olympics when she won the medal in the skeleton.

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Chavo Guerrero, Jr.
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Birthdate: October 20, 1970
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, United States

Wrestler Chavo Guerrero, Jr. currently represents the All Elite Wrestling and has previously been part of organizations such as WCW and WWE. Known for his trademark moves such as the Tornado DDT, the Frog Splash, and the Deathlock STF, he is the grandson of legendary wrestler Gory Guerrero.

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Owen Farrell
(Rugby union player)
Owen Farrell
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Birthdate: September 24, 1991
Birthplace: Wigan

Owen Farrell is an English rugby union player who captains the Saracens Football Club as well as the England national team. Having scored 1053 points so far, Farrell is counted among the top points scorers in the history of rugby union tests. Owen Farrell has helped the English team win three Six Nations Championships among other major tournaments.

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Mike Tindall
(Rugby union player)
Mike Tindall
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Birthdate: October 18, 1978
Birthplace: Otley

Mike Tindall is an English former rugby union player who represented Bath Rugby, Gloucester Rugby, and the England national rugby union team. He helped his national team win the 2003 Six Nations Championship as well as the 2003 World Cup. Tindall earned 75 caps for England and represented his country in 11 Six Nations Championships. 

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Steve Ovett
(Middle-distance runner, Athletics competitor)
Steve Ovett
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Birthdate: October 9, 1955
Birthplace: Brighton

Apart from winning a gold at the 1980 Moscow Olympics, Steve Ovett also set six world records. He once ruled the middle-distance running scene. A talented footballer in his teens, he later chose athletics, since he wanted to pursue a sport that wouldn’t make him dependent on his teammates.

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Chris Kunitz
(Ice hockey player)
Chris Kunitz
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Birthdate: September 26, 1979
Birthplace: Regina
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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
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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Matthew Pinsent
(Britsh Rower and Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal Winner From 1992 to 2004)
Matthew Pinsent
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Birthdate: October 10, 1970
Birthplace: Holt, Norfolk, England

Matthew Pinsent is an English broadcaster and former rower. Having won four successive Olympic gold medals in rowing, Pinsent is widely regarded as one of the most successful English Olympians of his generation. He also won 10 world championships during his illustrious rowing career. In 2005, Matthew Pinsent was honored by the International Rowing Federation with the Thomas Keller Medal.

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Ray Ewry
(Athlete)
Ray Ewry
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Birthdate: October 14, 1873
Birthplace: Lafayette, Indiana, United States
Died: September 29, 1937
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Ryan Hall
(Retired American Long-Distance Runner Who Holds the U.S. Record in the Half Marathon)
Ryan Hall
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Birthdate: October 14, 1982
Birthplace: Kirkland, Washington, United States
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Jelle Klaasen
(Darts player who became the youngest darts player to win the World Darts Championship, aged 21 at the time)
Jelle Klaasen
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Birthdate: October 17, 1984
Birthplace: Alphen, Netherlands
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Lawrence Okoye
(Track and field athlete and former American football defensive tackle)
Lawrence Okoye
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Birthdate: October 6, 1991
Birthplace: Croydon, London, England

British track and field athlete, Lawrence Okoye played rugby for his school before taking up discuss throw. She won gold medal at the 2011 European Athletics U23 Championships and thereafter competed in the 2012 London Olympics in the following year. Later, he concentrated on football, participating in the NLF, before returning to discuss throwing, securing first place at 2021 European Athletics Team Championships.

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Ronald Robertson
(figure skater)
Ronald Robertson
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Birthdate: September 25, 1937
Birthplace: Brackenridge
Died: February 4, 2000
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Johnny Oduya
(Swedish Former Professional Ice Hockey Player Who Played as a Defenceman )
Johnny Oduya
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Birthdate: October 1, 1981
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Swedish former ice-hockey player was born to a Swedish mother and a Kenyan father, in Stockholm. As part of the Chicago Blackhawks of the NHL, he has won two Stanley Cups. He won a World Championship bronze and also played at the Olympics twice, winning a silver for Sweden.

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Mal Whitfield
(Officer, Middle-distance runner, Sprinter, Coach, Goodwill ambassador)
Mal Whitfield
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Birthdate: October 11, 1924
Birthplace: Bay City
Died: November 19, 2015
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Marcell Jacobs
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Birthdate: September 26, 1994
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, United States
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Natalie Spooner
(Ice hockey player)
Natalie Spooner
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Birthdate: October 17, 1990
Birthplace: Scarborough
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Nikolai Andrianov
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Birthdate: October 14, 1952
Birthplace: Vladimir, Russia
Died: March 21, 2011
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Michael Grabner
(Austrian Ice Hockey Player Who Plays as a Winger)
Michael Grabner
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Birthdate: October 5, 1987
Birthplace: Villach

Michael Grabner is an Austrian ice hockey player who has played for the Austrian men's national hockey team at important tournaments like the 2012 World Championships and 2014 Olympic Games. Currently an unrestricted free agent, Michael Grabner has played for popular clubs like Vancouver Canucks, Toronto Maple Leafs, and New York Islanders.

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Sawao Kato
(Gymnast)
Sawao Kato
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Birthdate: October 11, 1946
Birthplace: Gosen, Niigata, Japan
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Thomas Rohler
(Javelin thrower)
Thomas Rohler
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Birthdate: September 30, 1991
Birthplace: Jena, Germany
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Flora Duffy
(Gold medalist Triathlete at the 2020 Summer Olympics)
Flora Duffy
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Birthdate: September 30, 1987
Birthplace: Paget Parish, Bermuda
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Frankie Fredericks
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Birthdate: October 2, 1967
Birthplace: Windhoek, Namibia
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Carlos Spencer
(Rugby union player)
Carlos Spencer
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Birthdate: October 14, 1975
Birthplace: Levin

Carlos Spencer is a New Zealand former rugby union player who achieved popularity for his ability to unlock defences. After retiring as a player, Spencer started a coaching career and served as the head coach of the Munakata Sanix Blues and the Eastern Province Kings. Carlos Spencer is the current assistant coach for the NOLA Gold of Major League Rugby.

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Joe Canning
(Hurler)
Joe Canning
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Birthdate: October 11, 1988
Birthplace: Portumna, Ireland
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Adam Gemili
(Sprinter, Football player)
Adam Gemili
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Birthdate: October 6, 1993
Birthplace: London, England
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So Wa Wai
(Athletics competitor)
So Wa Wai
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Birthdate: October 6, 1981
Birthplace: British Hong Kong
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Steve Borthwick
(Rugby union player)
Steve Borthwick
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Birthdate: October 12, 1979
Birthplace: Carlisle

Apart from the English national team, rugby player Steve Borthwick has also played for Bath and Saracens. He has also coached teams such as Japan and England and now serves as the head coach of the Leicester Tigers. He also boasts of an MS in management from the University of Hertfordshire.

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Matthew Centrowitz Jr.
(middle-distance runner who is the 2016 Olympic champion in the 1500 meters)
Matthew Centrowitz Jr.
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Birthdate: October 18, 1989
Birthplace: Beltsville, Maryland, United States
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Nathan Crumpton
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Birthdate: October 9, 1985
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya
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Distria Krasniqi
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Birthdate: October 12, 1995
Birthplace: Kosovo
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Kirk Shepherd
(darts player)
Kirk Shepherd
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Birthdate: October 5, 1986
Birthplace: Ramsgate

Nicknamed Chaos, English darts player Kirk Shepherd made headlines when he became the youngest to compete in the finals of World Professional Darts Championship. He has been equally successful in both the BDO and PDC events. He is also known as The Karate Kid for his black belt in karate.

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Jessica Hull
(Middle-distance runner)
Jessica Hull
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Birthdate: October 22, 1996
Birthplace: Albion Park, Australia

A noted Australian distance runner and national record holder for the 1500m, Jessica Hull has been in the limelight since her time at the Oregon University, USA. In 2019, she turned pro and set a new personal best of 4:01.80 in the semi-final at the IAAF World Championships. She came  eleventh in the final at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
 

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Ben Flower
(Rugby league player, Rugby union player)
Ben Flower
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Birthdate: October 19, 1987
Birthplace: Cardiff
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Lee Chin
(Hurling)
Lee Chin
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Birthdate: October 8, 1992
Birthplace: Wexford, Ireland
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Jamar Taylor
(American football player)
Jamar Taylor
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Birthdate: September 29, 1990
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
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Bobby Morrow
(Olympic Athlete)
Bobby Morrow
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Birthdate: October 15, 1935
Birthplace: Harlingen, Texas, United States
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Valery Borzov
(Athlete)
Valery Borzov
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Birthdate: October 20, 1949
Birthplace: Sambir, Ukraine
Matt Stevens
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Birthdate: October 1, 1982
Birthplace: Durban

Born in South Africa, Matt Stevens later joined the English rugby team as a prop. He was dragged into a drug controversy and banned for a few games, too, in 2009. He later moved to South Africa, where he worked for the Boschendal wine farm for a while.