Canadian Women Sportspersons

Throughout history, there have been many Canadian women sportspersons who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Canadian female sportspersons such as Natalya Neidhart, Trish Stratus, Taya Valkyrie, Missy Franklin, Annabel Bowlen.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Bianca Andreescu

Bianca Andreescu
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: June 16, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

 2 Trish Stratus

Trish Stratus
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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: December 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Canadian fitness model and former wrestler Trish Stratus is known for her stint with WWF (later renamed WWE). The Diva of the Decade and three-time WWE Babe of the Year has also been a WWE Hardcore Champion. She also became the first female to earn the Lou Thesz Award.

 3 Natalya Neidhart

Natalya Neidhart
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Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: May 27, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Calgary, Canada

Natalya Neidhart is a Canadian-American wrestler and columnist. She is best known for her appearances in WWE, where she is one of the most important members of the women's division. She is the first female wrestler to hold both the SmackDown Women's Championship and the Divas Championship in the history of WWE.

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 4 Maryse Ouellet

Maryse Ouellet
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: January 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Maryse Ouellet is a Canadian-American businesswoman, actress, and professional wrestler. Currently signed to WWE, Ouellet often appears alongside her husband and WWE superstar The Miz. In 2008, Maryse won the WWE Divas Championship and went on to become the third-longest reigning Divas Champion in the history of WWE. In 2009, she was ranked ninth in the PWI Female 50 list.

 5 Emilie Livingston

Emilie Livingston
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Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: December 31, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Etobicoke, Toronto, Canada

Canadian rhythmic gymnast and contortionist Emilie Goldblum (née Livingston), wife of actor Jeff Goldblum, is a three-time national champion and was placed 18th in the 2000 Sydney Olympics. She also won a gold at the 1999 Pan American Games. She has been a body double for Emma Stone and Rihanna.

 6 Gail Kim

Gail Kim
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: February 20, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 7 Amber Marshall

Amber Marshall
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, Ontario, Canada
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 8 Christine Sinclair

Christine Sinclair
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: June 12, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Burnaby

 9 Taya Valkyrie

Taya Valkyrie
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: October 22, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Trained in ballet and gymnastics since childhood, Taya Valkyrie graced the covers of fitness magazines quite early in life. After acing the Lucha Libre AAA circuit in Mexico, she moved to Impact Wrestling. In 2021, she signed with WWE. She is married to fellow wrestler John Hennigan.

 10 Leylah Fernandez

Leylah Fernandez
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Famous As: Winner of the singles title at the 2021 Monterrey Open
Birthdate: September 6, 2002
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 11 Maggie Mac Neil

Maggie Mac Neil
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Famous As: Swimmer
Birthdate: February 26, 2000
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jiujiang, Jiangxi, China

 12 Angelina Love

Angelina Love
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: September 13, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario,

 13 Tessa Virtue

Tessa Virtue
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Famous As: Ice Dancer, Figure skater
Birthdate: May 17, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, Ontario, Canada
Canadian former ice dancer Tessa Virtue is a two-time Olympic champion and a three-time world champion, with her dance partner Scott Moir. She has also won the Canadian national championship eight times. Virtue and Moir are the only winners of the Career Super Grand Slam in ice-dance history.

 14 Hayley Wickenheiser

Hayley Wickenheiser
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Famous As: Ice hockey player, Softball player
Birthdate: August 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Shaunavon

 15 Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: February 25, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 16 Angela Lee

Angela Lee
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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: July 8, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

 17 Leylah Annie Fernandez

Leylah Annie Fernandez
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Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: September 6, 2002
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

 18 Amanda Obdam

Amanda Obdam
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: June 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Phuket, Thailand

 19 Rosa Mendes

Rosa Mendes
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Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: October 25, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

 20 Jordyn Huitema

Jordyn Huitema
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Famous As: Soccer Player
Birthdate: May 8, 2001
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada

 21 Penny Oleksiak

Penny Oleksiak
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Famous As: Swimmer
Birthdate: June 13, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 22 Rachel Homan

Rachel Homan
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Famous As: Curler
Birthdate: April 5, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ottawa

 23 Mary Pierce

Mary Pierce
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: January 15, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montreal

 24 Felicia Spencer

Felicia Spencer
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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: November 20, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

 25 Mark McMorris

Mark McMorris
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Famous As: Snowboarder
Birthdate: December 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Regina, Canada

 26 Aliyah

Aliyah
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Famous As: Currently signed to WWE
Birthdate: November 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 27 Jamie Salé and David Pelletier

Jamie Salé and David Pelletier
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Famous As: Skaters
Birthdate: April 21, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

 28 Kaetlyn Osmond

Kaetlyn Osmond
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: December 5, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Marystown, Canada

 29 Victoria Pratt

Victoria Pratt
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chesley, Ontario, Canada

Actor, author, and fitness model Victoria Pratt is best known for her roles such as that of Queen Cyane in Xena: Warrior Princess. She excels in karate and kickboxing. She also boasts of a Canadian Track & Field Championship medal and has a degree in kinesiology.

 30 Alexis Davis

Alexis Davis
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Famous As: mixed martial artist
Birthdate: October 4, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Port Colborne

 31 Qiyu Zhou

Qiyu Zhou
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Famous As: Chess player
Birthdate: January 6, 2000
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jingzhou, China

Chinese-born Canadian chess sensation Qiyu Zhou grew up in countries such as France and Finland and began learning chess at age 3. She won the Finnish U-10 championship at 5 and won the World Youth Chess Championship at 14. Known for her Twitch livestreams as akaNemsko, she is also Canada’s first woman grandmaster.

 32 Vanessa James

Vanessa James
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: September 27, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

 33 Clara Hughes

Clara Hughes
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Famous As: Cyclist
Birthdate: September 27, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada

 34 Kia Nurse

Kia Nurse
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: February 22, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

 35 Hazel McCallion

Hazel McCallion
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Famous As: Ice hockey player, Politician
Birthdate: February 14, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Quebec

 36 Sarah Kawahara

Sarah Kawahara
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Famous As: Figure skater, Figure skating choreographer
Birthdate: September 15, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

 37 Stefanie Reid

Stefanie Reid
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Famous As: Track and field paralympian
Birthdate: October 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Zealand

 38 Jamie Salé

Jamie Salé
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Famous As: Figure skater
Birthdate: April 21, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Calgary, Canada

 39 Samantha Win

Samantha Win
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Famous As: Actress, Martial Artist
Birthdate: March 29, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Barrie, Ontario, Canada

 40 Stephanie Labbé

Stephanie Labbé
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: October 10, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

 41 Sarah Burke

Sarah Burke
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Famous As: Freestyle skier
Birthdate: September 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Died: January 19, 2012

 42 Gabriela Dabrowski

Gabriela Dabrowski
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Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: April 1, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada

 43 Bonnie Blair

Bonnie Blair
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Famous As: Speed Skater
Birthdate: March 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cornwall, New York, United States

 44 Ellie Black

Ellie Black
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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: September 8, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

 45 Julia Grosso

Julia Grosso
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Famous As: Footballer Midfielder position
Birthdate: August 29, 2000
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada

 46 Rosie MacLennan

Rosie MacLennan
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: August 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: King, Ontario, Canada

 47 Kaillie Humphries

Kaillie Humphries
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Famous As: Bobsledder
Birthdate: September 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

 48 Natalie Spooner

Natalie Spooner
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Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: October 17, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Scarborough

 49 Sarah Pavan

Sarah Pavan
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Famous As: Volleyball player, Beach volleyball player
Birthdate: August 16, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

 50 Krista Ford

Krista Ford
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: 1991 AD
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada