Sports-Related Asthma

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20455 Lorain Road, Suite T3
Fairview Park, Ohio 44126

Athletes with Asthma

It is possible to have asthma and excel in sports activities, as demonstrated by these well-known athletes:

  • Greg Louganis — Olympic diver
  • Jim "Catfish" Hunter — Baseball Hall of Famer
  • Paula Radcliffe — World Marathon record-holder
  • Jackie Joyner-Kersee — Olympic heptathlete, track and field
  • Paul Scholes — Manchester United and England, soccer
  • Mark Spitz — Olympic gold medal swimmer
  • Alison Streeter — has swum the English Channel more times than anyone else: 40 at last count
  • Nancy Hogsehead — Olympic gold medal swimmer
  • Jan Ullrich — first German to win the world's most gruelling cycling race, the Tour de France
  • Adrian Moorhouse — Olympic gold medal swimmer
  • Amy Van Dyken — Olympic gold medal swimmer; first American to win four gold medals at a single Olympics
  • Jerome Bettis — professional football player
  • Bruce Davidson — Olympic equestrian
  • Tom Dolan — Olympic medalist, swimming
  • Kurt Grote — Olympic medalist, swimming
  • Bill Koch — Olympic medalist, cross-country skiing
  • Tom Malchow — Olympic medalist, swimming
  • Debbie Meyer — Olympic medalist, swimming
  • Art Monk — professional football player
  • George Murray — wheelchair athlete & Boston Marathon winner
  • Robert Muzzio — decathlete
  • Dennis Rodman — professional basketball player
  • Jim Ryun — Olympic medalist, track
  • Alberto Salazar — marathon runner
  • Isaiah Thomas — professional basketball player
  • Dominique Wilkins — professional basketball player