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Geoff Capes
(Former Shot Putter, Strongman & Professional Highland Games Competitor)

Geoff Capes
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Birthdate: August 23, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Holbeach, Lincolnshire, England

While he began his career as a Cambridgeshire Constabulary policeman, Geoff Capes ruled the British shot-putting arena in the 1970s. Apart from being a two-time Commonwealth gold medal winner, he has also won the World’s Strongest Man tag twice and been a seven-time AAA Championship winner.

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Herman Brix
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Birthdate: May 19, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States
Died: February 24, 2007

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Bev Francis
(Powerlifter, Shot put player)

Bev Francis
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Birthdate: February 15, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Geelong, Victoria, Australia

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Andreas Krieger
(Shot putter)

Andreas Krieger
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Birthdate: July 20, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: East Berlin, Germany

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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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Parry O'Brien
(Olympic Athlete)

Parry O'Brien
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Birthdate: January 28, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: April 21, 2007
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Daniel Ståhl
(Gold medalist Discus thrower at the 2020 Summer Olympics)

Daniel Ståhl
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Birthdate: August 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Solna, Stockholm County, Sweden
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Carl Schuhmann
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Birthdate: May 12, 1869
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Münster, Germany
Died: March 24, 1946
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Leif Olve Dolonen Larsen
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Birthdate: April 3, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway

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Leila Rajabi
(Athlete)

Leila Rajabi
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Birthdate: April 18, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Viciebsk, Belarus
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Martin Sheridan
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Birthdate: March 28, 1881
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bohola, Ireland
Died: March 27, 1918

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Bertrand Vili
(Former track and field athlete who competed in the discus throw)

Bertrand Vili
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Birthdate: September 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nouméa, New Caledonia
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Nadzeya Astapchuk
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Birthdate: October 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stolin, Belarus

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Murlikant Petkar
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Kanderi, Uttarakhand, India

Murlikant Petkar created history by becoming India’s first Paralympic gold medal winner. The Padma Shri-winning swimmer was initially an army man and boxer but became a paraplegic after an attack during the 1965 Indo-Pakistan War. Apart from swimming, he was also skilled in other sports such as table tennis and javelin.

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Abdelrahman Mahmoud
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Birthdate: January 1, 2001
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bahrain

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Bob Bertemes
(Shot putter)

Bob Bertemes
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Birthdate: May 24, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Natallia Mikhnevich
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Birthdate: May 25, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nevinnomyssk, Russia

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Gael Martin
(Athlete)

Gael Martin
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Birthdate: August 27, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

Gael Martin is a former Australian athlete. She excelled in the shot put and the discus throw and also had a career in powerlifting. She received the bronze medal in women's shot put at the 1984 Summer Olympics, becoming the first Australian to win an Olympic medal in a throwing event. She was coached by Franz Stampfl. 

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Jack Torrance
(Football Player)

Jack Torrance
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Birthdate: June 20, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oak Grove, Louisiana, United States
Died: November 10, 1969

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Aliona Dubitskaya
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Birthdate: January 25, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Belarus
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Daniela Costian
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Birthdate: April 30, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brăila, Romania

Daniela Costian made headlines when she became the first discus thrower from Australia to earn an Olympic medal, with her bronze in Barcelona in 1992. She has a World Championship silver and a Commonwealth Games gold in her kitty, too. A Romanian by birth, she took up an Australian citizenship later.

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Tamara Tyshkevich
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Birthdate: March 31, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vitebsk Region, Belarus
Died: December 27, 1997
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Stephanie Storp
(Athletes)

Stephanie Storp
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Birthdate: November 28, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brunswick, Germany

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Natalija Eder
(Javelin throw)

Natalija Eder
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Birthdate: August 6, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Grodno, Belarus

Yanina Karolchyk-Pravalinskaya
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Birthdate: December 26, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Belarus

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Tamara Sivakova
(Discus throw)

Tamara Sivakova
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Birthdate: August 16, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mogilev, Belarus
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Viktoryia Kolb
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Birthdate: October 26, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baranavichy, Belarus

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Alena Pasechnik
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Birthdate: April 17, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Belarusi
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