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.
Maria SharapovaMaria Sharapova
(Tennis Player)

19 April 1987

Russian

Anna KournikovaAnna Kournikova
(Tennis Star)

07 June 1981

Russian

Nataliya KuznetsovaNataliya Kuznetsova
(Bodybuilder)

01 July 1991

Russian

Anastasia BryzgalovaAnastasia Bryzgalova
(Curler)

13 December 1992

Russian

Maria KirilenkoMaria Kirilenko
(Tennis player)

25 January 1987

Russian

Ekaterina MakarovaEkaterina Makarova
(Tennis player)

07 June 1988

Russian

Alina KabaevaAlina Kabaeva
(Politician, Model, Artistic gymnast, Rhythmic gymnast)

12 May 1983

Uzbekistan,Russian

Svetlana KuznetsovaSvetlana Kuznetsova
(Tennis player)

27 June 1985

Russian

Vera ZvonarevaVera Zvonareva

07 September 1984

Russian

Dinara SafinaDinara Safina
(Tennis player)

27 April 1986

Russian

Daria GavrilovaDaria Gavrilova
(Tennis player)

05 March 1994

Australian,Russian

Ekaterina GordeevaEkaterina Gordeeva
(Figure skater)

28 May 1971

Russian

Aliya MustafinaAliya Mustafina
(Artistic gymnast)

30 September 1994

Russian

Yelena IsinbayevaYelena Isinbayeva
(Pole vaulter, Athletics competitor)

03 June 1982

Russian

Elena DementievaElena Dementieva
(Tennis player)

15 October 1981

Russian

Elena VesninaElena Vesnina
(Tennis player)

01 August 1986

Ukrainian,Russian

Anastasia PavlyuchenkovaAnastasia Pavlyuchenkova
(Tennis player)

03 July 1991

Russian

Svetlana KhorkinaSvetlana Khorkina
(Politician, Artistic gymnast)

19 January 1979

Russian

Anastasia MyskinaAnastasia Myskina
(Tennis player)

08 July 1981

Russian

Nadia PetrovaNadia Petrova
(Tennis player)

08 June 1982

Russian

Irina SlutskayaIrina Slutskaya
(Figure skater)

09 February 1979

Russian

Yaroslava ShvedovaYaroslava Shvedova
(Tennis player)

12 September 1987

Kazakh,Russian

Anna ChakvetadzeAnna Chakvetadze
(Tennis player)

05 March 1987

Russian

Alexandra KosteniukAlexandra Kosteniuk
(Chess player)

23 April 1984

Russian

Mariya SavinovaMariya Savinova
(Middle-distance runner, Athletics competitor)

13 August 1985

Russian

Ksenia AfanasyevaKsenia Afanasyeva
(Artistic gymnast)

13 September 1991

Russian

Maria PasekaMaria Paseka
(Artistic gymnast)

19 July 1995

Russian

Yelena SlesarenkoYelena Slesarenko
(High jumper)

28 February 1982

Russian

Yuko KavagutiYuko Kavaguti
(Figure skater)

20 November 1981

Japanese,Russian