Sagittarius Athletes

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 1 Florence Griffith Joyner

Florence Griffith Joyner.
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Famous As: Sprinter
Birthdate: December 21, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles
Died: September 21, 1998

Legendary American sprinter Florence Griffith Joyner is still regarded as the fastest woman in the world. Her world records in both the 100m and 200m categories have still not been broken. The three-time Olympic gold medal winner was also known for her six-inch nails and her unconventional outfits.

 2 Donovan Bailey

Donovan Bailey.
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Famous As: Former Sprinter
Birthdate: December 16, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manchester, Jamaica

Donovan Bailey is a retired Jamaican-Canadian sprinter. He once held the world record for the 100 meters and is considered the greatest Canadian sprinter of all time. Noted for his top speed, he became the first Canadian to legally break the 10-second barrier in the 100 meters. In 2004,  he was inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.

 3 Sergey Bubka

Sergey Bubka.
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Famous As: Pole Vaulter
Birthdate: December 4, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Luhansk, Ukraine

Russian star pole-vaulter Sergey Bubka had started training at age 9. He soared to fame after winning the world championship in Finland at age 15 and later became the first to jump 6.1m. He won the 1988 Seoul Olympic gold and shattered the global men’s pole vault record 35 times.

 4 Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius.
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Famous As: Runner
Birthdate: November 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sandton, South Africa

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.

 5 Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov.
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Famous As: Coach, Athletic
Birthdate: December 10, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sil'di, Russia
Died: July 3, 2020

 6 Paula Radcliffe

Paula Radcliffe
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Famous As: Marathon runner, Long-distance runner, Athletics competitor
Birthdate: December 17, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Northwich

Paula Radcliffe is a retired distance runner, credited with winning the London Marathon and the New York Marathon three times each. Born into an athletic family, she emerged as a running talent by the time she was in her teens, winning the world junior cross-country title at the age of nineteen, eventually. She held the Women's World Marathon Record from 2003 to 2019.

 7 Asafa Powell

Asafa Powell
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Famous As: Sprinter, Athletics competitor
Birthdate: November 23, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Spanish Town
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 8 Nieky Holzken

Nieky Holzken
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Famous As: Kickboxer, Boxer, Thai boxer
Birthdate: December 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Helmond

 9 Vladimir Tarasenko

Vladimir Tarasenko
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Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: December 13, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yaroslavl

 10 Harold Abrahams

Harold Abrahams
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Famous As: Athletics competitor, Sprinter, Lawyer, Journalist
Birthdate: December 15, 1899
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bedford
Died: January 14, 1978

English track and field athlete is best remembered for his gold medal win in the 100m race at the Paris Olympics in 1924. Part of the Achilles Club, he and his exploits inspired the 1981 film Chariots of Fire. Following his retirement, he became a broadcaster and sports administrator.

 11 Bob Hayes

Bob Hayes
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Famous As: Olympic athlete
Birthdate: December 20, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Died: September 18, 2002

Bob Hayes was an American athlete and a football player. An Olympic gold medalist and a Super Bowl ring winner, Hayes was inducted into both Pro Football Hall of Fame as well as the United States Olympic Hall of Fame. He won gold medal in 100m and 4 x 100m relay in 1964 Tokto Oympics  Hayes was once regarded as the world's fastest human.

 12 David Rudisha

David Rudisha
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Famous As: Middle-distance runner
Birthdate: December 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kilgoris, Narok County, Kenya

 13 Kriss Akabusi

Kriss Akabusi
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Famous As: Athletics competitor
Birthdate: November 28, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paddington

Known for his signature laughter, Kriss Akabusi is a former track and field athlete who has three Olympic bronze medals to his credit. He also became a European Champion in 1990, breaking a 22-year British 400m hurdles record. He had previously also been part of the British Army.

 14 Kaetlyn Osmond

Kaetlyn Osmond
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: December 5, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Marystown, Canada

 15 Paul DePodesta

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

Best recognized as the chief strategy officer of NLF's Cleveland Browns, Paul DePodesta played both football and baseball while attending Harvard University, from where he earned his degree in economics. Shortly, he began his career as baseball executive for Cleveland Indians, thereafter serving various other baseball clubs, including New York Mets, before joining Cleveland Browns as the chief strategy officer.  

 16 Nodar Kumaritashvili

Nodar Kumaritashvili
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: November 25, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Borjomi, Georgia
Died: February 12, 2010

 17 Gabriel Landeskog

Gabriel Landeskog
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Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: November 23, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stockholm

Gabriel Landeskog is a professional ice hockey player who is currently leading the Colorado Avalanche which competes in the National Hockey League (NHL). Landeskog is also an important player for the Swedish national team. He helped Sweden win the gold medal at the 2013 World Championships. He also helped his team win a silver medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

 18 Paul Rabil

Paul Rabil
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Famous As: Lacrosse player
Birthdate: December 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gaithersburg

 19 Carmelita Jeter

Carmelita Jeter
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Famous As: Sprinter, Athletics competitor
Birthdate: November 24, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles

 20 Eilish McColgan

Eilish McColgan.
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: November 25, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dundee

Eilish McColgan is a British middle-distance athlete. She competes in the 3000 meters steeplechase and 5000 meters. She represented Great Britain at the 2012 Olympic Games and the 2016 Olympic Games. She won the Great South Run in Portsmouth in 2018. She has a degree in mathematics and accountancy from the University of Dundee. 

 21 Bernard Lagat

Bernard Lagat
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: December 12, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kapsabet, Kenya

 22 Jahangir Khan

Jahangir Khan
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Famous As: Squash player
Birthdate: December 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Karachi

 23 Sonia O'Sullivan

Sonia O'Sullivan
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Famous As: Track runner
Birthdate: November 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cobh, Ireland

 24 Philip Boit

Philip Boit
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Famous As: Cross-Country Skier
Birthdate: December 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Eldoret, Kenya

 25 Alastair Denniston

Alastair Denniston
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Famous As: Field hockey player, Cryptographer, Mathematician
Birthdate: December 1, 1881
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Greenock
Died: January 1, 1961

Alastair Denniston was a Scottish code breaker and hockey player. He was deputy head of the Government Code and Cypher School (GC&CS) from 1919 to 1942. As a member of the Scottish Olympic hockey team in 1908, he won a bronze medal. He worked as a code breaker during the war years. He taught French and Latin following his retirement. 

 26 Ibtihaj Muhammad

Ibtihaj Muhammad
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Famous As: Fencer
Birthdate: December 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Maplewood, New Jersey, United States

Ibtihaj Muhammad is an American sabre fencer. An important member of the US fencing team, Muhammad is the first Muslim woman to wear a hijab while competing in the Olympics for the United States. In 2016, she became the first Muslim American woman to win an Olympic medal while wearing a hijab; she won a bronze medal for her team.

 27 Hermann Maier

Hermann Maier
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Famous As: Alpine skier, Ski instructor
Birthdate: December 7, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Altenmarkt im Pongau

 28 Susanthika Jayasinghe

Susanthika Jayasinghe
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: December 17, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Uduwaka, Sri Lanka

 29 Stephen Donald

Stephen Donald
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Famous As: Rugby union player
Birthdate: December 3, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Auckland

 30 Peter Snell

Peter Snell
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Famous As: Middle-distance runner, Athletics competitor
Birthdate: December 17, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Opunake

 31 Yuliya Levchenko

Yuliya Levchenko
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Famous As: High jumper
Birthdate: November 28, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Artemivsk, Ukraine

 32 Heike Drechsler

Heike Drechsler
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: December 16, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gera, Germany

 33 Corey Webster

Corey Webster
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Famous As: basketball player
Birthdate: November 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Auckland

 34 Alberto Juantorena

Alberto Juantorena
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: December 3, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

 35 Emelie Forsberg

Emelie Forsberg
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: December 11, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sollefteå, Sweden

Emelie Forsberg is a Swedish athlete who competes in ski mountaineering and trail running. Renowned for her endurance and incredible strength, Forsberg has won six medals so far including four gold medals at the Skyrunner World Series. She also has one gold medal at World Championships and three gold medals at European Championships

 36 Dan Hamhuis

Dan Hamhuis
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Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: December 13, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Smithers

 37 Cam Fowler

Cam Fowler
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Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: December 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Windsor

 38 Helene Mayer

Helene Mayer
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Famous As: Fencer
Birthdate: December 20, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Offenbach am Main, Germany
Died: October 15, 1953

 39 Władysław Kozakiewicz

Władysław Kozakiewicz
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Famous As: Pole vaulter, Athletics competitor
Birthdate: December 8, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Poznań

 40 Jamie Peacock

Jamie Peacock
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Famous As: Rugby league player
Birthdate: December 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leeds

Known for his stint with the Super League teams Leeds Rhinos and the Bradford Bulls, Jamie Peacock has also captained the Great Britain and England teams. He started his career anew after retiring for a year. He also began a mental-health campaign to end the stress related to the COVID-19 lockdown.

 41 Ben Kay

Ben Kay
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Famous As: Rugby union player
Birthdate: December 14, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Liverpool

English rugby player Ben Kay is known for his 62-cap win for England from 2001 to 2009. He also had an 11-year stint with the Leicester Tigers. Born to Lord Justice of Appeal Sir John William Kay, he earned the nickname "M'lud." Post-retirement, he has been an ESPN commentator.

 42 Wilson Kipketer

Wilson Kipketer
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Famous As: Runner
Birthdate: December 12, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kapchemoiywo, Nandi County, Kenya

 43 Anjali Bhagwat

Anjali Bhagwat
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Famous As: Sport Shooter
Birthdate: December 5, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra

 44 Dan Lydiate

Dan Lydiate
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Famous As: Rugby union player
Birthdate: December 18, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Salford

Dan Lydiate grew up on his family farm before finding his calling in rugby. A terrible neck injury at the beginning of his career almost halted his rugby dreams, though he bounced back with his tackling and rucking skills. He has played for both Wales and the British & Irish Lions.

 45 David Torrence

David Torrence
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Famous As: Olympic athlete
Birthdate: November 26, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Okinawa, Japan
Died: August 28, 2017

 46 Gagik Tsarukyan

Gagik Tsarukyan
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: November 25, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Arinj, Armenian SSR, USSR

 47 Olga Rypakova

Olga Rypakova
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: November 30, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ust'-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan

 48 Ana Maria Popescu

Ana Maria Popescu
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Famous As: Fencer
Birthdate: November 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

 49 Lonah Chemtai Salpeter

Lonah Chemtai Salpeter
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: December 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kenya

 50 Fiona May

Fiona May
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: December 12, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Slough, England

Former track and field athlete Fiona May initially represented the UK and then Italy in long jump. She has two Olympic silver medals to her credit and is a three-time World Champion. Her daughter, Larissa Iapichino, too is an athlete, who specializes in hurdles and long jump.