German Women Sportspersons

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Steffi Graf
(One of the Greatest Tennis Players of All Time)
Steffi Graf
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Birthdate: June 14, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mannheim, Germany
Known for her footwork and forehand drive, former world number one tennis star Steffi Graf has won 22 Grand Slam titles, the third all-time record. She became the first player to win four Grand Slams and the Olympic gold in a year. She is married to fellow player Andre Agassi.
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Sabine Schmitz
(Racecar driver)
Sabine Schmitz
7
Birthdate: May 14, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Adenau, Germany
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 3 
Angelique Kerber
(German Professional Tennis Player and Olympic Silver Medalist)
Angelique Kerber
6
Birthdate: January 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bremen, Germany

Winning her first Grand Slam at 28, Angelique Kerber is an example of a talented later bloomer in tennis. The former World No. 1 German player is known for her defensive tactics, speed, and footwork. She blamed a 2-week COVID-related quarantine for her loss at the 2021 Australian Open.

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Monika Dannemann
(German Figure Skater and Painter)
Monika Dannemann
7
Birthdate: June 24, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
Died: April 5, 1996

Monika Dannemann was a German painter and figure skater whose professional achievements were overshadowed by her relationship with legendary guitar player Jimi Hendrix; she is often referred to as the last girlfriend of Jimi Hendrix. A year before her death, Monika Dannemann published a book titled The Inner World of Jimi Hendrix.   

 5 
Oksana Chusovitina
(Uzbekistani Artistic Gymnast)
Oksana Chusovitina
6
Birthdate: June 19, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bukhara, Uzbek SSR, USSR
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 6 
Katarina Witt
(German Former Figure Skater)
Katarina Witt
132
Birthdate: December 3, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Staaken, Berlin, Germany
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 7 
Sabine Lisicki
(German Professional Tennis Player)
Sabine Lisicki
5
Birthdate: September 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Troisdorf, Germany

Sabine Lisicki is a German tennis player who won the 2009 Family Circle Cup. In 2011, Lisicki made it to the semifinals of Wimbledon, becoming only the second female player to do so in Wimbledon history after entering the tournament as a wildcard. Lisicki is renowned for her powerful backhand and forehand. However, her career has been plagued by injuries.

 8 
Sophia Flörsch
(German Motorsports Racing Driver)
Sophia Flörsch
4
Birthdate: December 1, 2000
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Grünwald, Germany

German racing driver Sophia Flörsch is also skilled in activities such as karting, wind surfing, and skiing. She now competes for Abt Sportsline and the Richard Mille Racing Team. In 2020, she received the Laureus Comeback of the Year award for surviving a deadly accident on track and a spinal surgery.

 9 
Julia Görges
(German Former Professional Tennis Player)
Julia Görges
6
Birthdate: November 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bad Oldesloe, Germany

Julia Görges is a retired tennis player who won five doubles and seven singles titles on the WTA Tour. She also won six doubles and six singles titles on the ITF Circuit. Görges had more Grand Slam success in doubles, reaching the semifinals three times. She also reached the finals of the 2014 French Open in the mixed doubles event.

 10 
Marita Koch
(German Former Sprint Track and Field Athlete)
Marita Koch
3
Birthdate: February 18, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wismar, Germany
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 11 
Heike Drechsler
(German Former Track and Field Athlete)
Heike Drechsler
2
Birthdate: December 16, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gera, Germany
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 12 
Nadine Angerer
(Football player)
Nadine Angerer
2
Birthdate: November 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lohr a. Main, Germany
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 13 
Malaika Mihambo
(Athletics competitor)
Malaika Mihambo
2
Birthdate: February 3, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 14 
Aljona Savchenko
(German Pair Skater)
Aljona Savchenko
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Birthdate: January 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Obukhiv, Ukraine
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 15 
Isabell Werth
(German Equestrian)
Isabell Werth
2
Birthdate: July 21, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Issum, Germany
 16 
Andrea Petkovic
(German Tennis Player)
Andrea Petkovic
3
Birthdate: September 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Andrea Petkovic is a German tennis player who has won seven WTA Tour singles titles in her career so far. She helped Germany reach the finals of the 2014 Fed Cup; the first Fed Cup finals for Germany since 1992. In 2011, Andrea Petkovic became the first German female player to be ranked inside the top 10 since 1999.

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Birgit Prinz
(Football player - Striker)
Birgit Prinz
2
Birthdate: October 25, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 18 
Natalia Zhukova
(Ukrainian Chess Grandmaster)
Natalia Zhukova
2
Birthdate: June 5, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dresden, East Germany
 19 
Helene Mayer
(German Fencer Who Won the Gold Medal at the 1928 Olympics)
Helene Mayer
2
Birthdate: December 20, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Offenbach am Main, Germany
Died: October 10, 1953
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 20 
Kornelia Ender
(German Former Swimmer)
Kornelia Ender
2
Birthdate: October 25, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Plauen, Bezirk Karl-Marx-Stadt, Germany
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 21 
Cora Schumacher
(German Actress, Racing Driver and Television Presenter)
Cora Schumacher
3
Birthdate: December 27, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Langenfeld, Germany
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 22 
Kristin Otto
(German Swimmer and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Kristin Otto
2
Birthdate: February 7, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 23 
Regina Weber
(German Former Rhythmic Gymnast)
Regina Weber
3
Birthdate: April 12, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Winsen, Germany
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 24 
Laura Ludwig
(German Professional Beach Volleyball Player)
Laura Ludwig
0
Birthdate: January 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Britta Steffen
(German Freestyle Swimmer)
Britta Steffen
2
Birthdate: November 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Schwedt, Germany
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 26 
Alexandra Popp
(Association football player)
Alexandra Popp
2
Birthdate: April 6, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Witten, Germany
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 27 
Laura Siegemund
(German Professional Tennis Player)
Laura Siegemund
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Birthdate: March 4, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Filderstadt, Germany

Laura Siegemund is a German tennis player who has won six doubles and two singles titles on the WTA Tour so far. She has also won 20 doubles and 12 singles titles on the ITF Circuit. Laura Siegemund has won two Grand Slams; the 2016 US Open mixed doubles title and the 2020 US Open doubles.

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Kristina Vogel
(Former German Track Cyclist and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Kristina Vogel
2
Birthdate: November 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leninskoye, German
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 29 
Christina Hammer
(German Boxer)
Christina Hammer
3
Birthdate: August 16, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Novodolinsky, Kazakhstan
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Judith Arndt
(German Retired Professional Cyclist)
Judith Arndt
1
Birthdate: July 23, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Königs Wusterhausen, Germany
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 31 
Susi Kentikian
(2-Time Flyweight World Champion)
Susi Kentikian
1
Birthdate: September 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenia

Also known as the Killer Queen, American-German boxer Susi Kentikian has been a flyweight world champion twice. Born in the Armenian SSR she left the country with her parents at 5, in the midst of a war. At 5’ 1”, she was also initially tagged as Germany’s shortest professional boxer.

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Sophia Popov
(Golfer)
Sophia Popov
3
Birthdate: October 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Franziska van Almsick
(German Swimmer)
Franziska van Almsick
0
Birthdate: April 5, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Anni Friesinger-Postma
(German Former Speed Skater)
Anni Friesinger-Postma
2
Birthdate: January 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bad Reichenhall, Germany
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 35 
Giulia Gwinn
(Football player)
Giulia Gwinn
2
Birthdate: July 2, 1999
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ailingen, Germany
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Fanny Chmelar
(German Former Alpine Skier)
Fanny Chmelar
2
Birthdate: October 31, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Weilheim in Oberbayern, Germany
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 37 
Alpha Female
(German Professional Wrestler)
Alpha Female
5
Birthdate: June 4, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Maxi Gnauck
(German Former Artistic Gymnast)
Maxi Gnauck
1
Birthdate: October 10, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Height: 4'10" (147 cm)
 39 
Katharina Schmid
(German Ski Jumper)
Katharina Schmid
1
Birthdate: May 23, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oberstdorf, Germany
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 40 
Carina Vogt
(German Former Ski Jumper)
Carina Vogt
1
Birthdate: February 5, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 41 
Claudia Pechstein
(Speed Skater)
Claudia Pechstein
0
Birthdate: February 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: East Berlin, Germany
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 42 
Uta Pippig
(German Long-Distance Runner and the First Woman to Officially Win the Boston Marathon Three Consecutive Times)
Uta Pippig
0
Birthdate: September 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
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Regina Halmich
(German Professional Boxer)
Regina Halmich
2
Birthdate: November 22, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 44 
Konstanze Klosterhalfen
(German Middle- And Long-Distance Runner)
Konstanze Klosterhalfen
2
Birthdate: February 18, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bonn, Germany
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 45 
Satou Sabally
(German-American Basketball Player Who Plays as Small Forward)
Satou Sabally
3
Birthdate: April 25, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 46 
Jacqueline Lölling
(German Skeleton Racer)
Jacqueline Lölling
1
Birthdate: February 6, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Weidenau, Germany
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Lisa Brennauer
(German Former Racing Cyclist)
Lisa Brennauer
1
Birthdate: June 8, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kempten, Germany
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 48 
Renate Stecher
(German Former Sprint Runner, Triple Olympic Champion)
Renate Stecher
0
Birthdate: May 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 49 
Karin Enke
(Skater)
Karin Enke
1
Birthdate: June 20, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann
(Speed skater)
Gunda Niemann-Stirnemann
1
Birthdate: September 7, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sondershausen, Germany
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)