Scorpio Athletes

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 1 Nadia Comaneci

Nadia Comaneci
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: November 12, 1961
Birthplace: Onești, Romania

Nadia Comaneci is a Romanian former gymnast. One of the best-known gymnasts in the world, Comaneci has five Olympic gold medals under her belt. Credited with popularizing gymnastics around the world, Nadia Comaneci was honored by the Laureus World Sports Academy by including her in their Athletes of the 20th Century list in 2000.

 2 Eliud Kipchoge

Eliud Kipchoge
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Famous As: Long-distance runner
Birthdate: November 17, 1984
Birthplace: Kapsisiywa, Nandi County, Kenya

 3 Allyson Felix

Allyson Felix
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Famous As: Track and field athlete
Birthdate: November 18, 1985
Birthplace: Los Angeles

The most-decorated track and field athlete, Allyson Felix, once bullied for having skinny legs, now has a record 9 Olympic medals, including 6 gold medals. Named to Time 100 in 2020, she is also part of the board of Right to Play, which caters to children in underdeveloped countries.

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 4 Milkha Singh

Milkha Singh
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Famous As: Indian track and field athlete
Birthdate: November 20, 1929
Birthplace: Govindpura, Muzaffargarh District, India
Died: June 18, 2021

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.

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 5 Dominique Dawes

Dominique Dawes
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: November 20, 1976
Birthplace: Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Known as Awesome Dawesome, Dominique Dawes is a retired star gymnast from the U.S. who was part of the gold-winning team at the Atlanta Olympics. She also became the first African-American to earn an individual Olympic medal, with her bronze. She is also part of the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame.

 6 Armand Duplantis

Armand Duplantis
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Famous As: Pole vaulter
Birthdate: November 10, 1999
Birthplace: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States

Armand Duplantis is a Swedish pole vaulter. He currently holds the world indoor record with a height of 6.18 meters. When he was 15 years old, Duplantis won a gold medal at the 2015 World Youth Championships. He then went on to win a gold medal at the 2018 European Championships and a silver medal at the 2019 World Championships.

 7 Andre De Grasse

Andre De Grasse
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Famous As: Sprinter
Birthdate: November 10, 1994
Birthplace: Scarborough, Toronto, Canada
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 8 Magnús Scheving

Magnús Scheving
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 10, 1964
Birthplace: Borgarnes, Iceland

Magnús Scheving is best known as the creator of the BAFTA-winning children’s series Lazy Town, which has its roots in Scheving’s first book and centers around children’s fitness. The Icelandic aerobic gymnastic champion is also a motivational speaker and has previously been a fitness trainer at a school.

 9 Evgeni Plushenko

Evgeni Plushenko
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Famous As: Figure Skater
Birthdate: November 3, 1982
Birthplace: Dzhamku, Russia

 10 Greg Rutherford

Greg Rutherford
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Famous As: Sprinter, Long jumper, Athletics competitor
Birthdate: November 17, 1986
Birthplace: Milton Keynes

The great-grandson of English footballer Jock Rutherford, Greg Rutherford had a brief stint with Aston Villa football club before he focused on athletics. The Milton Keynes athlete won a gold at the 2012 London Olympics, while his 8.29m jump at the 2016 Rio Olympics won him a bronze medal.

 11 Bob Mathias

Bob Mathias
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: November 17, 1930
Birthplace: Tulare, California, United States
Died: September 2, 2006

 12 Peter Aerts

Peter Aerts
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Famous As: Heavyweight kickboxer
Birthdate: October 25, 1970
Birthplace: Eindhoven, Netherlands

 13 Lester Piggott

Lester Piggott
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Famous As: Jockey, Horse trainer
Birthdate: November 5, 1935
Birthplace: Wantage

Lester Piggott is an English former jockey. Piggott has 4,493 career wins under his belt and is considered one of the greatest jockeys of all time. In 1999, Piggott was ranked second in the top 50 jockeys of the 20th century list published by the Racing Post. In 2021, Piggott was inducted into the British Champions Series Hall of Fame.

 14 Blanka Vlašić

Blanka Vlašić
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Famous As: Former track and field athlete
Birthdate: November 8, 1983
Birthplace: Split, Croatia

 15 Gail Devers

Gail Devers
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: November 19, 1966
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington

 16 Les Mills

Les Mills
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Famous As: Athletics competitor
Birthdate: November 1, 1934
Birthplace: Auckland

 17 Usman Ahmed

Usman Ahmed
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Famous As: Former Super-flyweight boxer
Birthdate: November 21, 1981
Birthplace: Derby, England, United Kingdom

Usman Ahmed is a British former professional boxer. He was active from 2006 to 2016. Over his career, he participated in 19 major fights, out of which he won eight. In 2009, he competed for the British and Commonwealth flyweight titles. He gained notoriety when he once danced to the ring, only to be knocked unconscious by his opponent.  

 18 Mike Powell

Mike Powell
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Famous As: Track & Field athlete
Birthdate: November 10, 1963
Birthplace: Philadelphia

 19 Frank Shorter

Frank Shorter
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Famous As: Marathon runner, Long-distance runner, Athletics competitor
Birthdate: October 31, 1947
Birthplace: Munich

 20 Max Pacioretty

Max Pacioretty
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Famous As: Ice hockey left winger
Birthdate: November 20, 1988
Birthplace: New Canaan, Connecticut, United States

American ice-hockey player Max Pacioretty, who plays for the NHL team Vegas Golden Knights, has also captained the Montreal Canadiens in the past. He was knocked motionless in a 2011 game against the Boston Bruins but couldn’t recall the incident later. The McDonald’s Max 67 burger was named in his honor.

 21 Felix Rosenqvist

Felix Rosenqvist
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Famous As: Racecar driver
Birthdate: November 7, 1991
Birthplace: Värnamo

Swedish racing car driver Felix Rosenqvist has won both the Macau Grand Prix and the Masters of F3 twice. He has 3 wins in Formula E. Apart from racing, Felix loves skateboarding, hiking, and skiing. He enjoys music, too. He survived a crash during the 2021 Indycar series.

 22 Almaz Ayana

Almaz Ayana
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Famous As: Long-distance runner
Birthdate: November 21, 1991
Birthplace: Benishangul-Gumuz, Ethiopia
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 23 Tomáš Plekanec

Tomáš Plekanec
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Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: October 31, 1982
Birthplace: Kladno

 24 Michael Christian Martinez

Michael Christian Martinez
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: November 4, 1996
Birthplace: Parañaque

 25 Stefanie Reid

Stefanie Reid
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Famous As: Track and field paralympian
Birthdate: October 26, 1984
Birthplace: New Zealand

 26 Jana Pittman

Jana Pittman
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Famous As: Athletics competitor and Bobsledder
Birthdate: November 9, 1982
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia

 27 Paul Chelimo

Paul Chelimo
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: October 27, 1990
Birthplace: Iten, Kenya

 28 Damian Warner

Damian Warner
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Famous As: Track and field athlete
Birthdate: November 4, 1989
Birthplace: London, Ontario, Canada

 29 Gethin Jenkins

Gethin Jenkins
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Famous As: Rugby league player, Rugby union player
Birthdate: November 17, 1980
Birthplace: Wales

Gethin Jenkins is a Welsh former rugby union player. He is the sixth most-capped player in rugby union history with 129 international caps for Wales and five for the British & Irish Lions. He retired from his highly successful playing career in 2018 and became a coach. He has held numerous coaching positions at Cardiff Blues and Cardiff RFC. 

 30 Samuel Kamau Wanjiru

Samuel Kamau Wanjiru
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: November 10, 1986
Birthplace: Nyahururu, Kenya
Died: May 15, 2011

 31 Krystsina Tsimanouskaya

Krystsina Tsimanouskaya
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Famous As: Sprinter
Birthdate: November 19, 1996
Birthplace: Klimavichy, Belarus

 32 Kerron Clement

Kerron Clement
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: October 31, 1985
Birthplace: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

 33 Jenna Prandini

Jenna Prandini
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: November 20, 1992
Birthplace: Fresno, California, United States

 34 Thomas F. Duffy

Thomas F. Duffy
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 9, 1955
Birthplace: Newark, USA

 35 Bruce Baumgartner

Bruce Baumgartner
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: November 2, 1960
Birthplace: Haledon, New Jersey, United States

 36 Kari Lehtonen

Kari Lehtonen
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Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: November 16, 1983
Birthplace: Helsinki

 37 Maria Mutola

Maria Mutola
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: October 27, 1972
Birthplace: Maputo, Mozambique

 38 Gabriela Szabo

Gabriela Szabo
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Famous As: Runner, Poilitician
Birthdate: November 14, 1975
Birthplace: Bistriţa, Romania

 39 Tiffany Porter

Tiffany Porter
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: November 13, 1987
Birthplace: Ypsilanti, Michigan, United States

 40 Antonio Pettigrew

Antonio Pettigrew
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Famous As: Sprinter
Birthdate: November 3, 1967
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, United States
Died: August 10, 2010

 41 Alice Coachman

Alice Coachman
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Famous As: American olympic athlete
Birthdate: November 9, 1923
Birthplace: Albany, Georgia, United States
Died: July 14, 2014

 42 Holly Bradshaw

Holly Bradshaw
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: November 2, 1991
Birthplace: Preston, Lancashire, England

 43 Saïd Aouita

Saïd Aouita
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: November 2, 1959
Birthplace: Kenitra, Morocco

 44 Asha Philip

Asha Philip
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: October 25, 1990
Birthplace: Leyton, London, England

With her 2007 World Youth Championship win, former junior gymnast and sprinter Asha Philip became first British female athlete to earn a global 100m title. A double mini trampoline world junior champion, she also boasts of a drama degree. She has won relay bronze medals in the Rio and Tokyo Olympics.

 45 Meseret Defar

Meseret Defar
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: November 19, 1983
Birthplace: Adis Abeba, Ethiopia

 46 Andrew Sheridan

Andrew Sheridan
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Famous As: Composer, Rugby union player
Birthdate: November 1, 1979
Birthplace: London Borough of Bromley

Andrew Sheridan is as much known for his towering 6’5” frame as he is for his game. The star rugby player came under the spotlight after singlehandedly destroying Australia at the autumn international at Twickenham in 2005. The legendary prop had a 12-year stint with the Sale Sharks.

 47 Daisuke Ohata

Daisuke Ohata
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Famous As: Rugby union player
Birthdate: November 11, 1975
Birthplace: Ōsaka

 48 Jonas Gustavsson

Jonas Gustavsson
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Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: October 24, 1984
Birthplace: Danderyd Municipality

Known as The Monster, for both his game and his 6’4” frame, Swedish former ice hockey goaltender Jonas Gustavsson played for the SHL team Linköping HC. He had previously also played for NHL teams such as the Toronto Maple Leafs. He also initially managed a cardiac ailment, along with his game.

 49 Viktor Chukarin

Viktor Chukarin
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: November 9, 1921
Birthplace: Khreshchatytske, Ukraine
Died: August 25, 1984

 50 Marie-Josée Ta Lou

Marie-Josée Ta Lou
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Famous As: The latter in the national record time of 22.08 secs. Her 100 metres best is 10.78 secs (2021)
Birthdate: November 18, 1988
Birthplace: Bouaflé, Ivory Coast