Blanka Vlašić, born on November 8, 1983, is a high jump athlete from Croatia. She is a daughter of Josko Vlasic who is a Croatian decathlon record holder. She made her Olympic debut in 2000 at the Sydney Olympics at the age of 16.
A glimpse of some of her career Achievements:-
Earned a silver medal in 2008 and a bronze medal in 2016 Summer Olympics, held in Beijing and Rio de Janeiro, respectively
Bagged gold medals in 2007 and 2009, and silver medals in 2011 and 2015 at the IAAF World Championships
Won gold medals at the IAAF World Athletics Final in the years 2007, 2008 and 2009
Honored with the IAAF World Athlete of the Year title in 2010 and European Athlete of the Year award in 2007 and 2010
Kutral Ramesh, also known as Kutraleeswaran is an Indian swimmer who was born on 8th November1981.
Secured the 4th place at the 5 km swimming competition in a sea, in the year 1991 at the age of 10
Crossed the Palk Strait (between Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka), the English Channel, Rottnest Channel (Australia), the Straits of Messina (Italy), Zannone Circeo (Italy) and finally the Ten Degree Channel, all in one calendar year,1994 and beat Mihir Sen’s long standing record
Received the "ArjunaAward" by the Government of India in 1996
His name was inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records in 1996 for his swimming records.
Brett Lee is a former International cricketer from Australia, born on 8th November 1976. He is a ‘Channel Nine’cricketcommentator and also a filmactor. He is recognized as one of the two fastest bowlers in cricket along with Shoaib Akhtar.
Honored as the “Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year” in the year 2000
Twice entitled as the “Wisden Cricketer of the Year” in 1999 and 2006
In the DLF Tournament that was held in KualaLumpur, Malaysia in 2006-2007, Lee was awarded the "Player of the Tournament".
In the year 2008, he was bestowed with the McGilvray Medal and the “Alan Border Medal” and also elected the "Australian Test Player of the Year", the same year.
In 2009 Champions League Twenty-20 which was held in India, Lee was chosen as the "Player of the Series".