Two times 10km open water champion and an Olympic silver medalist, Keri-Anne Payne is a South-African born English swimmer who was born on 9th December 1987. She is specialized in open water, marathon and long distance freestyle swimming in the pool.
Here is a look at her achievements:-
Won silver in Marathon 10 km event at the 2008 Beijing Olympics
Clinched twogold medals in 10km open water event at 2009 and 2011 World Championships (LC), held in Rome and Shanghai, respectively
Secured a gold medal in 400m freestyle event at the European Championships (SC), held in Vienna
Winner of Bronze in 400m medley at 2010 Commonwealth Games, held in Delhi, India
Neslihan Demir is a Turkish volleyball player, born on December 9, 1983 in Eskişehir, Turkey. She plays at the opposite hitter position and is one of the most successful Turkish athletes and has been among FIVB heroes.
Flag bearer of her nation at the 2012 Summer Olympics Paradeof Nations as well as the official advertisement face of Turkey for 2020 Summer Olympics
Bronze medalist at the 2012 World Grand Prix, held in Ningbo, China
Earned silver in 2003 and a bronze medal in 2011 at the European Championships
Recipient of silver in 2009, bronze in 2010 and silver in 2011 at the European Championships
Clinched gold in 2005 and two silver medals each in 2009 and 2013 at the Mediterranean Games
Born on 9th December1980 in Punjab, Gagan Ajit Singh is a hockey player who has given a significant contribution as a striker to the National Hockey team in several national as well as international events.
Voted the "Promising Junior Sportsman" in 1997, by Delhi Sports Journalists Association
Captained the team that won the Junior Nationals in 1999, held in Bangalore
Won the ‘Player of the Tournament' award at the 2001Jawaharlal Nehru Hockey Tournament, held in Delhi
Played a crucial role in India’s gold medal victory at the 2001Men’s Champions Challenge, held in Kuala Lumpur
Captained the team that secured the 1st position at the Jawaharlal Nehru Hockey Tournament, held in 2002, in Delhi
Received the “Arjuna Award” in 2002
Presented with the "Hero Honda Sports Award" in 2003-04
Born on 9th December 1968, Kurt Steven Angle is a professional wrestler and a prominent actor from America who has earned numerous accolades in his wrestling career. He is amongst a few wrestlers in the history who have dominated WWE, World Heavyweight Championship, WCW, Total Nonstop Action (TNA) wrestling, and IWGP World Championships.
Pennsylvania State Wrestling Champion in 1987
Clarion University Freshman of the Year in 1988
Won Canadian Cup Championship in 1990
Won goldmedal at the FILA (Federation Internationale des Luttes Associees) World Championships, held in United States, in the year 1995
Won Olympicgoldmedal at the 1996Summer Olympics held in Atlanta
Bestowed with Future Legend Award in the year 2000
Kurt's name was inducted into the NationalAmateurWrestlingHall of Fame as well as USA Wrestling Hall of Fame in the year 2001.
In 2003, a famous sports magazine Pro Wrestling Illustrated entitled him as the "Wrestler of the Year", “Rookie of the Year" and "Most Popular Wrestler of the Year".
In 2012, Kurt's name was inducted into the George Tragos/Lou Thesz Hall of Fame in the year 2012 and the International Hall of Fame in 2016.