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-- b.11/16/1956Auto Racer
-- b.11/21/1943Auto Racer, French
-- b.12/27/1940 d.2/23/2015 N.S. (74)Jockey
-- b.4/12/1930Runner, Olympic Athlete, Track and Field, AustralianMisc: the second man to break the four-minute mile barrier in the mile run, and he held the world records for the 1500 metre run and the mile race.
-- b.8/21/1928 d.11/21/1996 (68)Auto Racer
-- b.5/12/1951Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, SwedishMisc: 200m/400m swimmer (Olympic-gold-1972)
-- b.7/3/1940Swimmer, Olympic AthleteMisc: 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-silver-1960)
-- b.2/28/1958Runner, Olympic Athlete, GermanMisc: Oly-gold-76
-- b.2/22/1949Auto Racer, Austrian, SpanishMisc: 3-time world Formula One champion (1975,77,84), 25 career wins from 1971-85.
Andrea Mead Lawrence
-- b.4/19/1932 d.3/30/2009 (76)Skier, Olympic AthleteNames/Places: LN:LawrenceMisc: was born into a skiing family and in 1949 she won the U.S. downhill, slalom and combined races. She went on to win 2 Olympic gold medals in 1952 and is the only American skier to win 2 gold medals in a single Olympics.
-- b.3/17/1997 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete
-- b.4/25/1970TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Skate BoarderTV Shows: My Name is Earl (as Earl Hickey)Movie Titles: The Incredibles, Vanilly Sky, Almost Famous, Big Trouble, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
-- b.9/16/1975 d.6/12/2013 (37)Auto Racer
-- b.6/26/1961BicyclistMisc: the first non-European to win the Tour de France (1986, 1989, 1990)
-- b.8/4/1932 d.4/27/2017 N.S. (84)Auto Racer, Motorcyclist
-- b.1/16/1902 d.2/21/1945 (43)Runner, Olympic Athlete, Chinese, EnglishMisc: 400m runner (Olympic-gold-1924)
-- b.10/12/1926 d.10/3/2009 (82)Auto Racer, GermanMisc: holder of the record for the highest average lap speed for an automobile at 250.958 at Nardo, Italy.
-- b.8/31/1984Ski Racer, Olympic Athlete
-- b.9/15/1985Motorcyclist, Model, Swedish
-- b.5/10/1969Skier, Olympic Athlete
-- b.12/11/1962Swimmer, Olympic Athlete
-- b.9/11/1949Runner, Track and FieldMisc: (AAU 3 mile-1979 (13:14.7))
Ryan Steven Lochte
-- b.8/3/1984 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete
-- b.5/24/1990 N.S.Auto RacerNames/Places: NN: Sliced Bread
-- b.2/29/1992 N.S.Swimmer, RussianMisc: dominant paralympic swimmer; won 12 gold medals in her first three Paralympic games
-- b.2/14/1907 d.2/14/2003 (96)Jockey, EnglishNames/Places: b. in WakefieldMisc: the first to win 6,000 races; rode Count Fleet to Triple Crown in 1943.
-- b.10/31/1958Bicyclist, French
E. Fritz Loosti
-- b.8/30/1901 d.??/??/????Skier
Carlos A. Lopes
-- b.2/18/1947Runner, Olympic Athlete, PortugueseMisc: Olympic-gold-1984
-- b.12/30/1934Auto RacerNames/Places: NN: The Golden BoyMisc: NASCAR; some say b. 1932
-- b.5/4/1987 N.S.Motorcyclist, Spanish
-- b.1/29/1960Swimmer, Diver, Olympic AthleteMisc: won platform and springboard gold medals at both 1984 and '88 Olympics; four Olympic Gold medals, five world titles
-- b.1/5/1910 d.12/28/1949 (39)Surgeon, Runner, Olympic Athlete, New ZealandMisc: Olympic-gold-1936; athlete famous for an unexpected victory in the 1,500-metre (metric-mile) race in the 1936 Olympic Games. The world record he set on that occasion--3 min 47.8 sec--endured until 1941.
-- b.8/7/1902 d.3/30/1981 (78)Runner, Olympic Athlete, EnglishMisc: middle-distance runner who won gold medals in the 800-metre races in the 1924 Olympic Games at Paris and in the 1928 games at Amsterdam.
William "Bill" Ernest Lucas
-- b.1/16/1917 N.S. d.3/24/2018 N.S. (101)Runner, Olympic Athlete, English
Tiny "Dewayne" Lund
-- b.11/14/1929 d.8/17/1975 (45)Auto RacerMisc: NASCAR
Peder Lunde Jr.
-- b.2/9/1942Yachtsperson, Olympic Athlete, NorweiganMisc: Olympic-gold-1960
-- b.2/20/1961Swimmer, Olympic Athlete
Sir Arnold Lunn
-- b.4/18/1888 d.6/2/1974 (86)Skier, IndiaMisc: slalom skier and international authority on skiing who in 1922 introduced slalom gates (paired poles between which the skier must pass on his downward descent) and thereby created the modern Alpine slalom race.
-- b.9/21/1953Auto Racer, Dutch (Netherlands)Misc: Indy 500 winner 1990