Famous Taurus Athletes

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 1 Fanny Blankers-Koen

Fanny Blankers-Koen.
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: April 26, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lage Vuursche, Netherlands
Died: January 25, 2004

 2 Wim Hof

Wim Hof.
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: April 20, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sittard, Limburg, Netherlands
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 3 Jim Kelly

Jim Kelly.
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: May 5, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Millersburg, Kentucky, United States
Died: June 29, 2013

Athlete and martial artist Jim Kelly won hearts with his Afro hairstyle and his roles in action film such as Enter the Dragon and Black Belt Jones. Apart from films, he also excelled in karate, winning contests such as the International Middle Weight Karate Championship. He has also played professional tennis.

 4 Daniil Kvyat

Daniil Kvyat.
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Famous As: Racecar driver
Birthdate: April 26, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ufa
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 5 Galen Rupp

Galen Rupp.
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Famous As: Long-distance runner, Athletics competitor
Birthdate: May 8, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Portland

While he had been a promising soccer player in school, Galen Rupp later discovered track and field and became one of the best long-distance runners of the U.S. He is a three-time Olympian and has two Olympic medals, a silver and a bronze, in his kitty.

 6 Jimmy White

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

Jimmy White is an English senior snooker player. Nicknamed The Whirlwind because of his attacking style of play, he has won three seniors world titles.  He is currently ranked tenth on the all-time list of ranking event winners. He was the first left-handed player to record a maximum break at the World Championship. 

 7 Alistair Brownlee

Alistair Brownlee
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Famous As: Triathlete
Birthdate: April 23, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dewsbury, England

Alistair Brownlee made history by becoming the only athlete with two Olympics medals in the triathlon event. His brother, Jonathan Brownlee, too, is a star athlete. Born to a runner father and a swimmer mother, he was introduced to triathlon by Simon Hearnshaw, his uncle, who was also an avid athlete.

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 8 James Cracknell

James Cracknell
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Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: May 5, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sutton, London, England

James Cracknell is a British athlete who specializes in rowing. With six World Rowing Championships and two Olympic gold medals under his belt, Cracknell is regarded as one of the most successful English rowers of his generation. He is also known for his charitable activities; in 2008, he raised funds for the BBC's Sport Relief charity.

 9 Louis Smith

Louis Smith
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Famous As: artistic gymnast
Birthdate: April 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Peterborough

With his 2008 Beijing Olympic bronze medal, Louis Smith became the second Black male gymnast to have won the medal. A pommel horse expert, he later won three more Olympic medals. He had ADHD as a child and later also won a choral scholarship but chose to focus on gymnastics instead.

 10 Katrín Davíðsdóttir

Katrín Davíðsdóttir
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: May 10, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland

 11 Jahking Guillory

Jahking Guillory.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 14, 2001
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Moreno Valley, Riverside County, California, USA

Jahking Guillory is an American rapper and actor who has been active in the entertainment industry since the mid-2010s. Beginning his career as a teenager, he played the leading role of Brandon in the film, Kicks. His role in the Netflix series On My Block also earned him much appreciation. Since then, he has appeared in many popular TV shows. 

 12 Lloyd Eisler

Lloyd Eisler
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: April 28, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Seaforth, Ontario

 13 James van Riemsdyk

James van Riemsdyk
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Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: May 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Middletown Township

James van Riemsdyk is an American ice hockey player who currently plays for the Philadelphia Flyers of the NHL. Apart from appearing in the National Hockey League, James van Riemsdyk has also represented his country on several occasions, including the 2014 Winter Olympics.

 14 Merlene Ottey

Merlene Ottey
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: May 10, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hanover Parish, Jamaica

 15 Jim Ryun

Jim Ryun
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States

Jim Ryun is an American former track and field athlete who won a silver medal at the 1968 Summer Olympics. At the peak of his career, Ryun was considered one of the top middle-distance runners in the world. He later became a politician and served in the US House of Representatives. He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2020.

 16 Max Chilton

Max Chilton
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Famous As: Formula One driver
Birthdate: April 21, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Reigate

When British racing driver Max Chilton made his Formula 3 debut at 16, he became the youngest deriver to do so. He now represents the North American racing series IndyCar. While he initially wished to be a farmer, he began his racing career at age 10, racing in karts.

 17 Kevin Hayes

Kevin Hayes
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Famous As: ice hockey player
Birthdate: May 8, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Boston

 18 Meb Keflezighi

Meb Keflezighi
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Famous As: Marathon runner, Long-distance runner, Athletics competitor
Birthdate: May 5, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Asmara
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 19 Christine Ohuruogu

Christine Ohuruogu
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Famous As: Writer, Sprinter
Birthdate: May 17, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London

Christine Ohuruogu is a British athlete who has won an Olympic gold medal, two World Championships, and a Commonwealth gold medal in the 400m event. She also has an Olympic silver medal and a couple of bronze medals under her belt. In 2016, she became the second British track and field athlete to win Olympic medals at three consecutive Games.

 20 Allan Wells

Allan Wells.
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Famous As: Sprinter
Birthdate: May 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland

Allan Wells is a Scottish former athlete who specialized in sprinting. He represented Great Britain at the 1980 Moscow Olympics where he won a gold medal and a silver medal in the 100 meters and 200 meters events, respectively. Allan Wells also won gold medals at other important tournaments, such as the IAAF World Cup, Commonwealth Games, and European Cup.

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 21 Marieke Vervoort

Marieke Vervoort
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Famous As: Paralympic athlete
Birthdate: May 10, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Diest, Belgium
Died: October 22, 2019

 22 Veronica Campbell-Brown

Veronica Campbell-Brown
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Famous As: Sprinter
Birthdate: May 15, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trelawny Parish
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 23 Laura Trott

Laura Trott
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Birthdate: April 24, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Harlow

With six Olympic gold medals in her kitty, Laura Trott has become the most decorated female athlete from Britain in the Olympics. She is married to cyclist Jason Kenny, who is also an Olympic gold medalist. Surprisingly, born with asthma, she was advised by doctors not to take up sports.

 24 Tatyana McFadden

Tatyana McFadden
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Famous As: Cross-country skier, Athletics competitor
Birthdate: April 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg

 25 Ivana Spanovic

Ivana Spanovic
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Famous As: Sprinter
Birthdate: May 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Zrenjanin, Socialist Republic of Serbia SR Serbia, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia SFR Yugoslavia

 26 Betty Cuthbert

Betty Cuthbert.
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: April 20, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: August 6, 2017
Australian sprinter Betty Cuthbert, also known as the Golden Girl, had won three Olympic gold medals, with three of them from the 1956 Olympic Games. She started training at 8 and later became known for her signature style of running with her mouth open. She later suffered from multiple sclerosis.

 27 Filip Ingebrigtsen

Filip Ingebrigtsen
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Famous As: Middle-distance runner
Birthdate: April 20, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sandnes, Norway

 28 Marie-José Pérec

Marie-José Pérec
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: May 9, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe

 29 Dennis Kipruto Kimetto

Dennis Kipruto Kimetto
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Famous As: Long-distance runner
Birthdate: April 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kenya

 30 Andrew Mehrtens

Andrew Mehrtens
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Famous As: Rugby union player
Birthdate: April 28, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Durban

One of the greatest rugby players from New Zealand, Andrew Mehrtens has gained over 967 Test points for the national team, All Blacks. He was part of his country’s 1999 Rugby World Cup squad and was later associated with the English club Harlequins and the Paris-based Racing Metro 92.

 31 Ivet Lalova-Collio

Ivet Lalova-Collio
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Famous As: Sprinter
Birthdate: May 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria

 32 Hossein Rezazadeh

Hossein Rezazadeh
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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: May 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ardabil, Iran

 33 Nam Nguyen

Nam Nguyen
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: May 20, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ottawa

 34 Daniel Komen

Daniel Komen
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: May 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kenya

 35 Hairul Azreen

Hairul Azreen
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: April 23, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 36 Gagan Narang

Gagan Narang
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Famous As: Sport Shooter
Birthdate: May 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu

 37 Rúben Vezo

Rúben Vezo
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: April 25, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Setúbal

 38 Khaddi Sagnia

Khaddi Sagnia
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: April 20, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Helsingborg, Sweden

Khaddi Sagnia is a Swedish athlete who specializes in the long jump. She competed in the first Youth Olympic Games where she won a gold medal in the triple jump. She also took part in the 2021 European Athletics Indoor Championships where she won a bronze medal in the long jump final.

 39 Jurgen Schult

Jurgen Schult
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Famous As: Discus Thrower
Birthdate: May 11, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Neuhaus, Hagenow, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, East Germany

 40 Tamara Press

Tamara Press
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: May 10, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kharkiv, Ukraine

 41 Princess Nathalie of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg

Princess Nathalie of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: May 2, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark

 42 Ruslan Karaev

Ruslan Karaev
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Famous As: Boxer, Kickboxer
Birthdate: May 19, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vladikavkaz

 43 David Grace

David Grace
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Famous As: snooker player
Birthdate: May 5, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leeds

Apart from being a professional snooker player, David Grace is also a painter. He is also known for his towering 6’5” frame. Not only has he won the 2008 European Snooker Championships but he has also made a name for himself for his portraits of snooker players, which he sells.

 44 Miruts Yifter

Miruts Yifter
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Famous As: Long-distance runner
Birthdate: May 15, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Adigrat, Ethiopia
Died: December 23, 2016

 45 Ralph Boston

Ralph Boston
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: May 9, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Laurel, Mississippi, United States

 46 Gerd Kanter

Gerd Kanter
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: May 6, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tallinn, Estonia

 47 Agnete Kirk Thinggaard

Agnete Kirk Thinggaard
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Famous As: Danish
Birthdate: May 18, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Unknown

 48 Peter Ronson

Peter Ronson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 22, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Iceland
Died: January 16, 2007

 49 Loic Bruni

Loic Bruni
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Famous As: Mountain Biker
Birthdate: May 13, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nice, France

 50 Percy Williams

Percy Williams
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: May 19, 1908
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Died: November 29, 1982