Throughout history, there have been many British women athletes who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great British female athletes such as Jessica Ennis-Hill, Fatima Whitbread, Zara Phillips, Ellen Whitaker, Paula Radcliffe.
Helen SkeltonHelen Skelton
19 July 1983, British
Television presenter
Fatima WhitbreadFatima Whitbread
03 March 1961, British
Javelin Thrower

Jessica Ennis-HillJessica Ennis-Hill
28 January 1986, British
Track & Field Athlete

Liz McColganLiz McColgan
24 May 1964, British, Scottish

Ellen WhitakerEllen Whitaker
05 March 1986, British
Show jumper

Rebecca AdlingtonRebecca Adlington
17 February 1989, British
Katarina Johnson-ThompsonKatarina Johnson-Thompson
09 January 1993, British
Athletics competitor

Nicola AdamsNicola Adams
26 October 1982, British

Paula RadcliffePaula Radcliffe
17 December 1973, British
Marathon runner, Long-distance runner, Athletics
Kelly HolmesKelly Holmes
19 April 1970, British
Middle-distance runner

Victoria PendletonVictoria Pendleton
24 September 1980, British
Track cyclist, Sport cyclist, Autobiographer,
Denise LewisDenise Lewis
27 August 1972, British
Athletics competitor

Charlotte DujardinCharlotte Dujardin
13 July 1985, British
Dressage rider

Christine OhuruoguChristine Ohuruogu
17 May 1984, British
Writer, Sprinter

Amy WilliamsAmy Williams
29 September 1982, British
Skeleton racer

Becky DownieBecky Downie
24 January 1992, British
Artistic gymnast
Jenny JonesJenny Jones
03 July 1980, British

Laura TrottLaura Trott
24 April 1992, British

Jane TomlinsonJane Tomlinson
21 February 1964, British

Sarah OutenSarah Outen
26 May 1985, British
Ocean rower
Mary PetersMary Peters
06 July 1939, British
athletics competitor

Mary Denise RandMary Denise Rand
10 February 1940, British