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.
Jessica Ennis-HillJessica Ennis-Hill
28 January 1986, British
Track & Field Athlete
Fatima WhitbreadFatima Whitbread
03 March 1961, British
Javelin Thrower

Liz McColganLiz McColgan
24 May 1964, British, Scottish
Athlete

Paula RadcliffePaula Radcliffe
17 December 1973, British
Marathon runner, Long-distance runner, Athletics

Ellen WhitakerEllen Whitaker
05 March 1986, British
Show jumper

Zara PhillipsZara Phillips
15 May 1981, British
Athlete, Equestrian
Kelly HolmesKelly Holmes
19 April 1970, British
Middle-distance runner

Katarina Johnson-ThompsonKatarina Johnson-Thompson
09 January 1993, British
Athletics competitor

Denise LewisDenise Lewis
27 August 1972, British
Athletics competitor

Rebecca AdlingtonRebecca Adlington
17 February 1989, British
Swimmer
Nicola AdamsNicola Adams
26 October 1982, British
Boxer

Victoria PendletonVictoria Pendleton
24 September 1980, British
Track cyclist, Sport cyclist, Autobiographer,
Charlotte DujardinCharlotte Dujardin
13 July 1985, British
Dressage rider

Amy WilliamsAmy Williams
29 September 1982, British
Skeleton racer

Becky DownieBecky Downie
24 January 1992, British
Artistic gymnast
Christine OhuruoguChristine Ohuruogu
17 May 1984, British
Writer, Sprinter

Jenny JonesJenny Jones
03 July 1980, British
snowboarder
Laura TrottLaura Trott
24 April 1992, British
 

Sarah OutenSarah Outen
26 May 1985, British
Ocean rower

Mary PetersMary Peters
06 July 1939, British
athletics competitor