Throughout history, there have been many British women sportspersons who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great British female sportspersons such as Jessica Ennis-Hill, Fatima Whitbread, Vanessa-Mae, Joanne Calderwood, Beth Tweddle.
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

Vanessa-MaeVanessa-Mae
27 October 1978, British
Violinist

Joanne CalderwoodJoanne Calderwood
23 December 1986, British, Scottish
Mixed Martial Artist

Beth TweddleBeth Tweddle
01 April 1985, British
Former British Gymnast
Liz McColganLiz McColgan
24 May 1964, British, Scottish
Athlete

PaigePaige
17 August 1992, British
Professional Wrestler

Hannah WhelanHannah Whelan
01 July 1992, British
Gymnast
Cherry SeabornCherry Seaborn
06 May 1992, British
Ed Sheeran’s Fiancée, Field Hockey Player

Zara TindallZara Tindall
15 May 1981, British
Olympian
Ellen WhitakerEllen Whitaker
05 March 1986, British
Show jumper

Sue BarkerSue Barker
19 April 1956, British
Television presenter

Rebecca AdlingtonRebecca Adlington
17 February 1989, British
Swimmer

Layla ElLayla El
25 June 1977, British
Dancer

Susie WolffSusie Wolff
06 December 1982, British
Racecar driver
Abbie EatonAbbie Eaton
02 January 1992, British
Racing driver

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

Nicola AdamsNicola Adams
26 October 1982, British
Boxer

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,
Jodie KiddJodie Kidd
25 September 1978, British
Model, Polo player

Johanna KontaJohanna Konta
17 May 1991, Australian, Hungarian, British
Tennis player

Sam QuekSam Quek
18 October 1988, British
Hockey player
Heather WatsonHeather Watson
19 May 1992, British
Tennis player

Carrie GrantCarrie Grant
17 August 1965, British
Television presenter, Singer, Vocal coach
Katarina WatersKatarina Waters
10 November 1980, British
Professional wrestler, Actor

Virginia WadeVirginia Wade
10 July 1945, British
Tennis player

Denise LewisDenise Lewis
27 August 1972, British
Athletics competitor
Annabel CroftAnnabel Croft
12 July 1966, British
Tennis player

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Pat CoombsPat Coombs
27 August 1926, British
Actor, Film actor
Charlotte DujardinCharlotte Dujardin
13 July 1985, British
Dressage rider

Laura RobsonLaura Robson
21 January 1994, British
Tennis player

Katherine LeggeKatherine Legge
12 July 1980, British
Racecar driver

Michaela TabbMichaela Tabb
11 December 1967, British
Referee, Pool player
Christine OhuruoguChristine Ohuruogu
17 May 1984, British
Writer, Sprinter
Amy WilliamsAmy Williams
29 September 1982, British
Skeleton racer

Elena BaltachaElena Baltacha
14 August 1983, British
Tennis player

Allison FisherAllison Fisher
24 February 1968, British
Pool Player

Becky DownieBecky Downie
24 January 1992, British
Artistic gymnast
Beryl BurtonBeryl Burton
12 May 1937, British
Sport cyclist

Jenny JonesJenny Jones
03 July 1980, British
snowboarder

Laura TrottLaura Trott
24 April 1992, British
 

Kathleen McKane GodfreeKathleen McKane Godfree
07 May 1896, British
Tennis player

Jane TomlinsonJane Tomlinson
21 February 1964, British
Athlete
Sarah OutenSarah Outen
26 May 1985, British
Ocean rower

Pat SmythePat Smythe
22 November 1928, British
Equestrian
Dorothea Douglass Lambert ChambersDorothea Douglass Lambert Chambers
03 September 1878, British
Tennis Player

Madge SyersMadge Syers
16 September 1881, British
Figure Skater

Cecilia ColledgeCecilia Colledge
28 November 1920, British
Figure skater
Lizzie ArmitsteadLizzie Armitstead
18 December 1988, British
 

Joyce WetheredJoyce Wethered
17 November 1901, British
Golfer
Sulamith MessererSulamith Messerer
27 August 1908, German, British
Ballerina

Caitlin McClatcheyCaitlin McClatchey
28 November 1985, British
Swimmer

Mary PetersMary Peters
06 July 1939, British
athletics competitor

Marjorie PollardMarjorie Pollard
03 August 1899, British
Writer

Sarah PriceSarah Price
19 April 1979, British
Swimmer
Mary Denise RandMary Denise Rand
10 February 1940, British
Athlete

Vera Francevna Menchik-StevensonVera Francevna Menchik-Stevenson
16 February 1906, British
Chess player