Bethany Hamilton, born on 8 February 1990, is a professional surfer from the United States. She is a shark attack survivor of 2003 in which her left arm was bitten off but she made a comeback and became victorious in surfing.
Some of her Achievements are:-
Gained 1st position at the Surf ‘n’ Sea Pipeline Women’s Pro
Acquired 1st position in the 2004 and 2005 NSSA National Competition
Honored with the ESPY Award of the “Best Comeback Athlete” in the year 2004 and also the Courage Teen Choice Award
Born on 8th February 1963, in Hyderabad, Mohammad Azharuddin is an Indian politician and former cricketer who has made his name recognised with his elegant and fluid batting style. He has captained India in 47 Tests during the 1990s.
Hit three centuries in his first three matches for the Indian cricket team in 1984
Captained the Indian cricket team in 47 Test matches and 174 One Day Internationals with a record victory in 90 ODIs. This record was surpassed by M.S. Dhoni in 2014.
His 14 Test match wins as captain was also a record until it was surpassed by Sourav Ganguly, who has added 21 Test match wins to his name.
Honoured with the Indian Sports honour Arjuna Award in 1986
Bestowed with the Indian civilian award Padma Shri in 1988
He was named as the Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 1991
Earned the title of Man of the Match in 18 ODI matches held in between 1985-2000
Born on 8 February 1991, at Bekoji, Ethiopia, Genzebe Dibaba is a prominent Middle and long distance runner who has earned the title of World champions for the 1500m event in 2012. Genzebe has competed in numerous international events and earned prominence through her supersonic performance.
Silver Medal in 1500m event at the Olympic Games of 2016, held in Rio de Janerio
Bagged goldin 1500m and a silver medal in 3000m at the World Championships of 2015, held in Beijing
Three gold medals one in 1500m and two in 3000m at the World Indoor Championships of 2012, 2014 and 2016, held in Istanbul, Sopot, and Portland respectively
Bagged a gold medal in 1500m event at the 2014 IAAF Continental Cup, held in Marrakech
Two gold medals in Junior race at the World Cross-Country Championships of 2008 and 2009, held in Edinburgh and Amman respectively
Christened as Paul Donald Wight II, Big Show was born on 8th February 1972 in South Carolina in the United States. He is the first wrestler ever to be endowed with the prestigious titles of WWE, ECW World, World Heavyweight and WCW World Titles.
A glimpse of his accolades:-
Made his debut in 1995 at the Halloween Havoc and defeated his contender, Hulk Hogan by mere disqualification
Honored with Pro Wrestling Illustrated awards-"Rookie of the Year," "Wrestler of the year," and "King of Cable" in 1996
Bragging Rights trophy of 2010
Won 13th Grand Slam and 24th Triple Crown Championship
“This is Awesome” Moment of the year 2013 – knocking out Triple H on Raw
Won “Match of the Year" award of 2014 by wrestling at Survivor Series for team Cena against team Authority
Received “Andre the Giant" memorial trophy in 2015
Born on 8th February 1992, Misaki Matsutomo is a Japanese badminton player who participates in the doubles event. She has earned numerous accolades through her astounding performance in various national as well as international events.
Bagged a gold medal at the 2009Osaka International Challenge, held in Japan
Bagged a gold medal at the 2009India Open Grand Prix, held in India
Won a gold medal at the Belgian International Challenge, in 2009, held in Belgium
Bagged gold medals at the U. S. Open Grand Prix, Canada Open Grand Prix and the Indonesia Open Grand Prix, held in UnitedStates, Canada, and Indonesia, respectively in 2012
Winner of German Open Grand Prix and Japan Open Super Series in 2014 that were held in held in Germany and Japan respectively
Gold medal at the 2014World Super Series Finals, held in Dubai
Gold medal at the 2016Olympic Games, held in Brazil