Male Athletes

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 1 Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt
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Famous As: Olympic athlete
Birthdate: August 21, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Jamaican

One of the greatest athletes ever, Usain Bolt is popular by the nickname ‘Lightning Bolt’. He holds the world record for 100 metres, 200 metres and 4 × 100 metres relay and is the only sprinter to win Olympic 100 m and 200 m titles at three consecutive Olympics (2008, 2012 and 2016).

 2 Oscar Pistorius

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Famous As: Runner
Birthdate: November 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: South African

From being an infant whose both legs were amputated below knee, Oscar Pistorius went on to become a top athlete with wins in Paralympic Games and other sporting events. The South African sprinter also became the first amputee runner to compete at the Olympics Games. However, later, he was convicted for the murder of his girlfriend and is currently imprisoned.

 3 Jesse Owens

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Birthdate: September 12, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: March 31, 1980

Widely regarded as one of the greatest track and field athletes of all time, Jesse Owens' three world records in less than an hour in 1935 came to be known as the greatest 45 minutes ever in sports. He was credited with destroying Adolf Hitler's myth of Aryan supremacy when he won four gold medals at the 1936 Summer Olympics.

 4 Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: May 28, 1888
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: March 28, 1953

Jim Thorpe was an American athlete who was counted among the most versatile athletes of the modern era. Jim Thorpe won two gold medals at the 1912 Olympics and became the first Native American to give the United States an Olympic gold. He also played American football, professional baseball, and basketball. He was memorialized in the 1951 film Jim Thorpe – All-American.

 5 Mo Farah

Mo Farah
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: March 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British
Long-distance runner Mo Farah shot to fame with his 10,000-meter and 5,000-meter wins at the 2012 London Olympics. The first athlete to score a quadruple double, Farah has won 10 major international titles. He became the European Athlete of the Year thrice and has also received the CBE.

 6 Eddie Hall

Eddie Hall
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: January 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British

 7 Wim Hof

Wim Hof
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: April 20, 1959
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Dutch
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 8 Milkha Singh

Milkha Singh
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Famous As: Indian track and field athlete
Birthdate: November 20, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Indian

Indian track and field legend Milkha Singh, also known as "The Flying Sikh,” was orphaned during the Partition of India. The former army man won four Asian Games gold medals. He also competed in the 1956, 1960, and 1964 Summer Olympics, finishing fourth in the 400-meter event in 1960.

 9 Justin Gatlin

Justin Gatlin
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Famous As: Sprinter
Birthdate: February 10, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 10 Dave Mirra

Dave Mirra
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Famous As: Extreme sports athlete
Birthdate: April 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: February 4, 2016

 11 Carl Lewis

Carl Lewis
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Birthdate: July 1, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 12 Paul DePodesta

Paul DePodesta
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Famous As: Chief strategy officer
Birthdate: December 16, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 13 Dennis Weaver

Dennis Weaver
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 4, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: February 24, 2006
Dennis Weaver is best known as Chester Goode/Proudfoot from Gunsmoke and as Deputy Marshal Sam McCloud from McCloud. He initially ran track and field, but his failure to qualify for the U.S. Olympic decathlon team made him join films. He had also been the president of the Screen Actors Guild.

 14 Eliud Kipchoge

Eliud Kipchoge
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Famous As: Long-distance runner
Birthdate: November 17, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Kenyan

 15 Antonio Rüdiger

Antonio Rüdiger
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: March 3, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: German

 16 Owen Farrell

Owen Farrell
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Famous As: Rugby union player
Birthdate: September 24, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British

 17 Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson
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Famous As: American olympic athlete
Birthdate: September 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 18 Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark

Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark
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Famous As: Eldest Son of Queen of Denmark Margrethe II
Birthdate: May 26, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Danish

Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark is the first in order of succession to the Danish throne. Frederik has various interests that range from climate change to sports. He often encourages the people of Denmark to stay active and healthy. He has also established the Crown Prince Frederik's Foundation, which aims to provide financial support to students and encourage scientific expeditions.

 19 Steve Prefontaine

Steve Prefontaine
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Famous As: Long-distance Runner
Birthdate: January 25, 1951
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: May 30, 1975

 20 Greg Louganis

Greg Louganis
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Famous As: Diver
Birthdate: January 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 21 Carl Frampton

Carl Frampton
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Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: February 21, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: British

 22 Chavo Guerrero, Jr.

Chavo Guerrero, Jr.
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: October 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 23 Cameron Winklevoss

Cameron Winklevoss
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Famous As: Entrepreneur, Rower
Birthdate: August 21, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 24 Ashton Eaton

Ashton Eaton
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Famous As: Decathlete
Birthdate: January 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 25 Thakur Anoop Singh

Thakur Anoop Singh
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 23, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Indian

 26 Tyson Gay

Tyson Gay
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Famous As: Sprinter, Athletics competitor
Birthdate: August 9, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 27 Mike Tindall

Mike Tindall
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Famous As: Rugby union player
Birthdate: October 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British

 28 Clarence Clemons

Clarence Clemons
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Famous As: Musicians
Birthdate: January 11, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: June 18, 2011

 29 Big E Langston

Big E Langston
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Birthdate: March 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 30 Jarome Iginla

Jarome Iginla
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Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: July 1, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Canadian

 31 Matt Miazga

Matt Miazga
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: July 19, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 32 Wayde van Niekerk

Wayde van Niekerk
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: July 15, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: South African

 33 Christian Coleman

Christian Coleman
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: March 6, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 34 Eric Liddell

Eric Liddell
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Birthdate: January 16, 1902
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Scottish
Died: February 21, 1945

 35 Jay Silverheels

Jay Silverheels
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 26, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Canadian
Died: March 5, 1980

 36 Roger Bannister

Roger Bannister
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Famous As: Former British Athlete Who Ran The First Sub-Four-Minute Mile
Birthdate: March 23, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British

 37 Magnús Scheving

Magnús Scheving
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 10, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Icelander

 38 Jimmy White

Jimmy White
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Famous As: Snooker player, Pool player, Screenwriter
Birthdate: May 2, 1962
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British

 39 Sebastian Coe

Sebastian Coe
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Famous As: Middle Distance Runner, Politician
Birthdate: September 29, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British

 40 Jim Kelly

Jim Kelly
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: May 5, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: June 29, 2013

 41 Doug McDermott

Doug McDermott
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 42 Phil Davis

Phil Davis
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Birthdate: September 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 43 Aleksandr Karelin

Aleksandr Karelin
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Famous As: Politician, Amateur wrestler
Birthdate: September 19, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Russian

 44 Earl Woods

Earl Woods
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Famous As: Baseball player, Writer, Military personnel
Birthdate: March 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: May 3, 2006

 45 Colin Jackson

Colin Jackson
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Famous As: Athletics competitor
Birthdate: February 18, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British

 46 Ding Junhui

Ding Junhui
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Famous As: Snooker player
Birthdate: April 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries

 47 Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson
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Famous As: Sprinter
Birthdate: December 30, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Canadian

 48 Nils Lofgren

Nils Lofgren
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: June 21, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 49 Woody Strode

Woody Strode
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Famous As: American athlete
Birthdate: July 25, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: December 31, 1994

 50 Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Indian