Scottish Female Sportspersons

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Nikki Cross
(Wrestler)
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Birthdate: April 21, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

Known as Nikki Cross and Nikki A.S.H., Scottish wrestler Nicola Glencross had been a 3-time WWE Women’s Tag Team Champion. She is best known for her victory at the 2021 Money in the Bank Ladder Match. She has a master’s degree in history and is also a certified fitness trainer.

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Joanne Calderwood
(Mixed Martial Artist)
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Birthdate: December 23, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

Scottish MMA fighter and Muay Thai champion Joanne Calderwood now competes for the UFC Women's Flyweight division. She was placed sixth on the UFC women's flyweight rankings in January 2021 and second on the World Professional Muaythai Federation rankings. She has also fought in India's Super Fight League.

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Judy Murray
(Tennis coach from Scotland who became the captain of the British Fed Cup team in 2011)
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Birthdate: September 8, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire, Scotland

Apart from being the mother of tennis players Andy and Jamie Murray, Judy Murray is also a celebrated tennis coach and had initially coached both her sons. A talented tennis player in her youth, she now owns a charity, too. She was also seen in the dance reality show Strictly Come Dancing.

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Kay Lee Ray
(Professional Wrestler)
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Birthdate: August 11, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paisley, Scotland
WWE wrestler Kayleigh Rae, better known by her pseudonym, Kay Lee Ray, is as much known for her wrestling skills as for her scarlet hair. While she calls herself The Forever Champion, she has been an ICW Women’s champion three times, apart from being the longest-reigning NXT UK Women's champion.
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Katherine Grainger
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Birthdate: November 12, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
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Piper Niven
(Professional wrestler)
Piper Niven
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Birthdate: May 13, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ayrshire, Scotland

WWE wrestler Kimberly Benson, better known by her multiple ring names, such as Piper Niven, Doudrop, and Viper, initially hid her passion for wrestling, afraid that her friends would judge her for liking a “manly” sport. She later won many titles and has been the ICW Women's Champion twice.

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Eilish McColgan
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Birthdate: November 25, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dundee

Eilish McColgan is a British middle-distance athlete. She competes in the 3000 meters steeplechase and 5000 meters. She represented Great Britain at the 2012 Olympic Games and the 2016 Olympic Games. She won the Great South Run in Portsmouth in 2018. She has a degree in mathematics and accountancy from the University of Dundee. 

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Laura Muir
(Middle distance runner, Long-distance runner)
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Birthdate: May 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom

Scottish runner Laura Muir scripted history by becoming the first athlete to earn 2 golds at 2 consecutive events at any European Indoor Championship. Not known to many, she is also a trained vet. She also won a silver at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Surprisingly, her clean diet bars coffee.

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Liz McColgan
(Athlete)
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Birthdate: May 24, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dundee

Olympic silver medalist Liz McColgan had apparently started training at age 12. The former British track and field athlete secured her first major win representing the University of Alabama at the NCAA Indoor Mile Championship. She is also two-time Commonwealth winner, apart from being a one-time world champion.

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Grace Reid
(Competitive diver)
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Birthdate: May 9, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
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Jemma Reekie
(Athlete)
Jemma Reekie
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Birthdate: March 6, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kilbarchan, Scotland

Jemma Reekie is lauded for her meteoric rise in the Scottish running circuit. The 2017 European Junior champion scored a double win at the 2019 European U-23 Championships. She holds multiple British indoor records and was placed fourth in the 800m category in her Olympic debut at the 2020 Tokyo games.

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Hannah Rankin
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Birthdate: July 21, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Luss, Argyll and Bute, Scotland
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Kirsty Gilmour
(Badminton Player, Who Represented both Scotland and Great Britain in the International Tournament)
Kirsty Gilmour
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Birthdate: September 21, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bellshill, Scotland
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Imogen Bankier
(Badminton player)
Imogen Bankier
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Birthdate: November 18, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

Imogen Bankier is a Scottish former badminton player who won the silver medal in the mixed doubles event at the 2011 World Badminton Championships in London. She then went on to win bronze medals at the 2012 European Championships and 2014 Commonwealth Games. After retiring as a player, Imogen Bankier has established herself as a businesswoman.

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Gillian Cooke
(Track and field athlete and bobsledder)
Gillian Cooke
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Birthdate: October 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Scotland
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Jackie Brown
(Flyweight Boxer)
Jackie Brown
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Birthdate: March 2, 1935
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: January 12, 2020