Canadian Women Sportspersons

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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.
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 1 
Bianca Andreescu
(Tennis player)
Bianca Andreescu
9
Birthdate: June 16, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
 2 
Trish Stratus
(One of the Most Popular Female Professional Wrestlers in WWE)
Trish Stratus
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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
(Professional Wrestler Known for Her Guinness Record for Most Wins for Female WWE Wrestlers)
Natalya Neidhart
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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.

 4 
Maryse Ouellet
(Canadian Professional Wrestler)
Maryse Ouellet
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Birthdate: January 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montreal, 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 
Gail Kim
(Wrestler)
Gail Kim
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Birthdate: February 20, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 6 
Renee Paquette
(Canadian-American Television Personality Who Was a Sports Broadcaster for ‘The Score’ Network)
Renee Paquette
4
Birthdate: September 19, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Renee Paquette is a Canadian television personality and host. She is best known for appearing in WWE, where she worked as an interviewer, presenter, and commentator from 2012 to 2020. In 2013, Renee Paquette received the Slammy Award for her work in The JBL and Cole Show. In 2020, she started hosting Oral Sessions, her own podcast.

 7 
Eugenie Bouchard
(Tennis player)
Eugenie Bouchard
7
Birthdate: February 25, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
 8 
Emilie Livingston
(Canadian Dancer, Aerialist, Contortionist, and Former Rhythmic Gymnast)
Emilie Livingston
4
Birthdate: January 4, 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.

 9 
Christine Sinclair
(Canadian Soccer Player Who Plays as a Forward)
Christine Sinclair
3
Birthdate: June 12, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Burnaby

Christine Sinclair is a Canadian soccer player who plays for the Canadian national team as a forward. She is currently captaining the national team and the NWSL club Portland Thorns FC. In the 2020 Olympics, Sinclair helped her team win the gold medal. She was also part of the team that won bronze medals at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics

 10 
Leylah Fernandez
(Winner of the singles title at the 2021 Monterrey Open)
Leylah Fernandez
1
Birthdate: September 6, 2002
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
 11 
Taya Valkyrie
(Canadian Professional Wrestler, Fitness Competitor and Model)
Taya Valkyrie
5
Birthdate: October 22, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Victoria, 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.

 12 
Amber Marshall
4
Birthdate: June 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, Ontario, Canada
 13 
Estella Warren
(Actress, Model and Swimmer Known for Her Roles in Films: ‘Planet of the Apes’ and ‘Tangled’)
Estella Warren
4
Birthdate: December 23, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Peterborough, Canada

Pin-up girl Estella Warren had been a Canadian swimming champion before she was scouted by an agent and sent to New York. An international model who has topped Maxim’s Hot 100 Women of 2000 list, Warren has also appeared in films such as Planet of the Apes.

 14 
Rosa Mendes
(Professional wrestler)
Rosa Mendes
10
Birthdate: October 25, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
 15 
Tessa Virtue
(Ice dancer)
Tessa Virtue
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Birthdate: May 17, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, 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.
 16 
Hayley Wickenheiser
(Ice hockey player, Softball player)
Hayley Wickenheiser
5
Birthdate: August 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Shaunavon
 17 
Angela Lee
(Mixed Martial Artist)
Angela Lee
3
Birthdate: July 8, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
 18 
Leylah Annie Fernandez
(Tennis Player)
Leylah Annie Fernandez
3
Birthdate: September 6, 2002
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
 19 
Jordyn Huitema
(Soccer Player)
Jordyn Huitema
1
Birthdate: May 8, 2001
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada
 20 
Aliyah
(Currently signed to WWE)
Aliyah
1
Birthdate: November 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 21 
Penny Oleksiak
1
Birthdate: June 13, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 22 
Angelina Love
(Wrestler)
Angelina Love
4
Birthdate: September 13, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario,
 23 
Maggie Mac Neil
1
Birthdate: February 26, 2000
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jiujiang, Jiangxi, China
 24 
Mark McMorris
(Snowboarder)
Mark McMorris
3
Birthdate: December 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Regina, Canada
 25 
Amanda Obdam
3
Birthdate: June 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Phuket, Thailand
 26 
Felicia Spencer
(Mixed Martial Artist)
Felicia Spencer
3
Birthdate: November 20, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
 27 
Rachel Homan
(Canadian Professional Curler)
Rachel Homan
3
Birthdate: April 5, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ottawa

Rachel Homan is a Canadian professional curler best known for winning the gold medal at the 2017 World Curling Championships. Previously, she had won the bronze medal and the silver medal at the 2013 and 2014 World Curling Championships respectively. In 2019, The Sports Network named Rachel Homan the fourth-greatest Canadian female curler of all time.

 28 
Jamie Salé
(Figure skater)
Jamie Salé
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Birthdate: April 21, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Calgary, Canada
 29 
Kaetlyn Osmond
(Figure Skater)
Kaetlyn Osmond
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Birthdate: December 5, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Marystown, Canada

Kaetlyn Osmond is a Canadian former competitive figure skater. She is best known for winning a gold medal and a bronze medal at the 2018 Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Previously, she had won a silver medal at the 2016 Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Kaetlyn Osmond also won a gold medal at the World Championships in 2018. 

 30 
Sydney Leroux
(Football player)
Sydney Leroux
1
Birthdate: May 7, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
 31 
Mary Pierce
(Tennis player)
Mary Pierce
5
Birthdate: January 15, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
 32 
Alexis Davis
(mixed martial artist)
Alexis Davis
3
Birthdate: October 4, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Port Colborne
 33 
Kia Nurse
(Basketball player)
Kia Nurse
1
Birthdate: February 22, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
 34 
Qiyu Zhou
(Chess player)
Qiyu Zhou
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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.

 35 
Clara Hughes
(Cyclist)
Clara Hughes
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Birthdate: September 27, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
 36 
Vanessa James
(Figure skater)
Vanessa James
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Birthdate: September 27, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
 37 
Stefanie Reid
(Track and Field Para Athlete)
Stefanie Reid
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Birthdate: October 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Zealand

Stefanie Reid is a track and field para athlete. She represented Canada at the 2008 Paralympic Games, where she won a bronze medal. She then represented Great Britain at the 2012 and 2016 Paralympic Games, winning a silver medal in both the events. Stefanie Reid has also won a gold medal at the 2014 European Championships and 2017 World Championships.

 38 
Sarah Kawahara
(Figure skater, Figure skating choreographer)
Sarah Kawahara
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Birthdate: September 15, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
 39 
Kaillie Humphries
(Bobsledder)
Kaillie Humphries
2
Birthdate: September 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
 40 
Samantha Win
(Actress, Martial Artist)
Samantha Win
1
Birthdate: March 29, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Barrie, Ontario, Canada
 41 
Sarah Burke
(Freestyle skier)
Sarah Burke
0
Birthdate: September 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Died: January 19, 2012
 42 
Hazel McCallion
(Ice hockey player, Politician)
Hazel McCallion
4
Birthdate: February 14, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Quebec
 43 
Gabriela Dabrowski
(Tennis Player)
Gabriela Dabrowski
3
Birthdate: April 1, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada
 44 
Bonnie Blair
(Speed Skater)
Bonnie Blair
2
Birthdate: March 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cornwall, New York, United States
 45 
Julia Grosso
(Footballer Midfielder position)
Julia Grosso
1
Birthdate: August 29, 2000
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
 46 
Natalie Spooner
(Canadian Ice Hockey Player Who Plays as a Forward)
Natalie Spooner
2
Birthdate: October 17, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Scarborough
 47 
Stephanie Labbé
(Football Player)
Stephanie Labbé
1
Birthdate: October 10, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
 48 
Ellie Black
(Artistic gymnast)
Ellie Black
2
Birthdate: September 8, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
 49 
Meagan Duhamel
(Figure skater)
Meagan Duhamel
3
Birthdate: December 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lively, Greater Sudbury, Canada
 50 
Rosie MacLennan
2
Birthdate: August 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: King, Ontario, Canada