Throughout history, there have been many Russian women sportspersons who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Russian female sportspersons such as Anna Kournikova, Maria Sharapova, Anastasia Bryzgalova, Daria Gavrilova, Ekaterina Gordeeva.
Anna KournikovaAnna Kournikova
07 June 1981, Russian
Tennis Star
Maria SharapovaMaria Sharapova
19 April 1987, Russian
Tennis Player

Nataliya KuznetsovaNataliya Kuznetsova
01 July 1991, Russian
Bodybuilder

Yulia LipnitskayaYulia Lipnitskaya
05 June 1998, Russian
Skater

Anastasia BryzgalovaAnastasia Bryzgalova
13 December 1992, Russian
Curler

Alina KabaevaAlina Kabaeva
12 May 1983, Uzbekistan, Russian
Politician, Model, Artistic gymnast, Rhythmic
Aliya MustafinaAliya Mustafina
30 September 1994, Russian
Artistic gymnast

Ekaterina GordeevaEkaterina Gordeeva
28 May 1971, Russian
Figure skater

Svetlana KhorkinaSvetlana Khorkina
19 January 1979, Russian
Politician, Artistic gymnast
Yelena IsinbayevaYelena Isinbayeva
03 June 1982, Russian
Pole vaulter, Athletics competitor

Larisa LatyninaLarisa Latynina
27 December 1934, Ukrainian, Russian
Gymnast
Svetlana KuznetsovaSvetlana Kuznetsova
27 June 1985, Russian
Tennis player

Dinara SafinaDinara Safina
27 April 1986, Russian
Tennis player

Maria KirilenkoMaria Kirilenko
25 January 1987, Russian
Tennis player

Vera ZvonarevaVera Zvonareva
07 September 1984, Russian
 

Elena DementievaElena Dementieva
15 October 1981, Russian
Tennis player
Ludmilla TourischevaLudmilla Tourischeva
07 October 1952, Russian
Gymnast

Irina SlutskayaIrina Slutskaya
09 February 1979, Russian
Figure skater

Daria GavrilovaDaria Gavrilova
05 March 1994, Australian, Russian
Tennis player

Alexandra KosteniukAlexandra Kosteniuk
23 April 1984, Russian
Chess player
Anastasia MyskinaAnastasia Myskina
08 July 1981, Russian
Tennis player

Irina RodninaIrina Rodnina
12 September 1949, Russian
Politician
Nadia PetrovaNadia Petrova
08 June 1982, Russian
Tennis player

Anastasia PavlyuchenkovaAnastasia Pavlyuchenkova
03 July 1991, Russian
Tennis player

Ekaterina MakarovaEkaterina Makarova
07 June 1988, Russian
Tennis player
Anna ChakvetadzeAnna Chakvetadze
05 March 1987, Russian
Tennis player

Elena VesninaElena Vesnina
01 August 1986, Ukrainian, Russian
Tennis player
Irena SzewińskaIrena Szewińska
24 May 1946, Russian
Athlete

Maria PasekaMaria Paseka
19 July 1995, Russian
Artistic gymnast

Mariya SavinovaMariya Savinova
13 August 1985, Russian
Middle-distance runner, Athletics competitor
Ksenia AfanasyevaKsenia Afanasyeva
13 September 1991, Russian
Artistic gymnast

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Yaroslava ShvedovaYaroslava Shvedova
12 September 1987, Kazakh, Russian
Tennis player
Ludmila BelousovaLudmila Belousova
22 November 1935, Swiss, Russian
Figure skaters

Yelena SlesarenkoYelena Slesarenko
28 February 1982, Russian
High jumper

Yuko KavagutiYuko Kavaguti
20 November 1981, Japanese, Russian
Figure skater

Nina PonomaryovaNina Ponomaryova
27 April 1929, Russian
Athlete
Yelena VyalbeYelena Vyalbe
20 April 1968, Russian
Manager
Tatyana KazankinaTatyana Kazankina
17 December 1951, Russian
Athlete

Raisa SmetaninaRaisa Smetanina
29 February 1952, Russian
Olympic Athlete

Galina KulakovaGalina Kulakova
29 April 1942, Russian
Athlete

Lyudmila RudenkoLyudmila Rudenko
27 July 1904, Russian
Chess player
Lidiya SkoblikovaLidiya Skoblikova
08 March 1939, Russian
Skater

Elisaveta BykovaElisaveta Bykova
04 November 1913, Russian
Chess Player

Senda BerensonSenda Berenson
19 March 1868, Lithuanian, Russian
Author

Galina ZybinaGalina Zybina
22 January 1931, Russian
Athlete

Lyubov YegorovaLyubov Yegorova
05 May 1966, Russian
Athlete
Maya ChiburdanidzeMaya Chiburdanidze
17 January 1961, Russian
Chess player