Throughout history, there have been many women athletes who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female athletes such as Cathy Freeman, Wilma Rudolph, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Allyson Felix, Valerie Adams.The women athletes featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Australia and many more countries.
Cathy FreemanCathy Freeman
(Sprinter)

16 February 1973

Slade Point, Mackay, Queensland

Australian

Aquarius

Wilma RudolphWilma Rudolph

23 June 1940

12 November 1994

Saint Bethlehem, Tennessee

American

Cancer

Jackie Joyner-KerseeJackie Joyner-Kersee
(Athlete)

03 March 1962

East St. Louis, Illinois, United States

American

Pisces

Allyson FelixAllyson Felix
(Track and field athlete)

18 November 1985

Los Angeles

American

Scorpio

Valerie AdamsValerie Adams
(Shot Putter)

06 October 1984

Rotorua

New Zealander

Libra

Fatima WhitbreadFatima Whitbread
(Javelin Thrower)

03 March 1961

Stoke Newington, United Kingdom

British

Pisces

Gail DeversGail Devers
(Athlete)

19 November 1966

Seattle, Washington

American

Scorpio

Stefka KostadinovaStefka Kostadinova
(Olympic athlete)

25 March 1965

Plovdiv

Bulgarian

Aries

Betty CuthbertBetty Cuthbert
(Athlete)

20 April 1938

06 August 2017

Sydney

Australian

Aries

Nadia ComaneciNadia Comaneci
(Olympic Champion Gymnast)

12 November 1961

Onești

Romanian,American

Scorpio

Anna ChicherovaAnna Chicherova
(Olympic athlete)

22 July 1982

Yerevan

Armenian

Cancer

Satcha PrettoSatcha Pretto
(Journalist)

05 April 1980

La Paz

Honduran

Aries

Debi ThomasDebi Thomas
(Figure skater)

25 March 1967

Poughkeepsie

American

Aries

Nancy KerriganNancy Kerrigan
(Figure skater)

13 October 1969

Woburn

American

Libra

Zara PhillipsZara Phillips
(Athlete, Equestrian)

15 May 1981

Paddington

British

Taurus

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

12 May 1983

Tashkent

Russian

Taurus

Marion JonesMarion Jones
(Basketball player, Sprinter)

12 October 1975

Los Angeles

Belizean,American

Libra

Ellen WhitakerEllen Whitaker
(Show jumper)

05 March 1986

British

Pisces

Jessica Ennis-HillJessica Ennis-Hill
(Athletics competitor)

28 January 1986

Sheffield

British

Aquarius

P. T. UshaP. T. Usha
(Athletics competitor)

27 June 1964

Payyoli

Indian

Cancer

Mia HammMia Hamm
(Association football player)

17 March 1972

Selma

American

Pisces

Florence Griffith JoynerFlorence Griffith Joyner
(Sprinter)

21 December 1959

21 September 1998

Los Angeles

American

Sagittarius

Suzy Favor HamiltonSuzy Favor Hamilton
(Athletics competitor, Call girl)

08 August 1968

Stevens Point

American

Leo

Nastia LiukinNastia Liukin
(Artistic gymnast)

30 October 1989

Moscow

American

Scorpio

Athina Onassis RousselAthina Onassis Roussel

29 January 1985

Neuilly-sur-Seine

French

Aquarius

Jessica MendozaJessica Mendoza
(Softball player)

11 November 1980

Camarillo

American

Scorpio

Sara McMannSara McMann
(Mixed martial artist, Amateur wrestler)

24 September 1980

Takoma Park

American

Libra

Lolo JonesLolo Jones
(Sprinter, Bobsledder, Athletics competitor)

05 August 1982

Des Moines

American

Leo

Paula RadcliffePaula Radcliffe
(Marathon runner, Long-distance runner, Athletics competitor)

17 December 1973

Northwich

British

Sagittarius

Sadako SasakiSadako Sasaki

07 January 1943

25 October 1955

Hiroshima

Japanese

Capricorn

Caster SemenyaCaster Semenya
(Middle-distance runner)

07 January 1991

Polokwane

South African

Capricorn

Natalie SpoonerNatalie Spooner
(Ice hockey player)

17 October 1990

Scarborough

Canadian

Libra

Yuliya BalykinaYuliya Balykina
(Sprinter)

12 April 1984

28 October 2015

Bulgan

Belarusian

Aries

Joanne CalderwoodJoanne Calderwood
(Mixed martial artist, Kickboxer, Thai boxer)

23 December 1986

Glasgow

British

Capricorn

Ekaterina GordeevaEkaterina Gordeeva
(Figure skater)

28 May 1971

Moscow

Russian

Gemini

Dominique MoceanuDominique Moceanu
(Artistic gymnast)

30 September 1981

Hollywood

American

Libra

Yelena IsinbayevaYelena Isinbayeva
(Pole vaulter, Athletics competitor)

03 June 1982

Volgograd

Russian

Gemini

Mary Lou RettonMary Lou Retton
(Artistic gymnast)

24 January 1968

Fairmont

American

Aquarius

Mikaela ShiffrinMikaela Shiffrin
(Alpine skier)

13 March 1995

Vail

American

Pisces

Picabo StreetPicabo Street
(Olympic athlete)

03 April 1971

Triumph, Idaho, United States

American

Aries

Kerri StrugKerri Strug
(Artistic gymnast)

19 November 1977

Tucson

American

Scorpio

Christine SinclairChristine Sinclair
(Association football player)

12 June 1983

Burnaby

Canadian

Gemini

Misty May-TreanorMisty May-Treanor
(Volleyball player, Beach volleyball player)

30 July 1977

Los Angeles

American

Leo

Aliya MustafinaAliya Mustafina
(Artistic gymnast)

30 September 1994

Yegoryevsk

Russian

Libra

Cristina NeaguCristina Neagu
(Handball player)

26 August 1988

Bucharest

Romanian

Virgo

Michelle JennekeMichelle Jenneke
(Hurdler, Athletics competitor, Model)

23 June 1993

Kenthurst

Australian

Cancer

Kathrine SwitzerKathrine Switzer
(Journalist, Athletics competitor, Non-fiction writer)

05 January 1947

Amberg

American

Capricorn

Evelyn AshfordEvelyn Ashford
(American olympic athlete)

15 April 1957

Shreveport, Louisiana, United States

American

Aries

Edith BoschEdith Bosch
(Judoka)

31 May 1980

Den Helder

Gemini

Olga FikotováOlga Fikotová
(Basketball player, Athletics competitor)

13 November 1932

Prague

American

Scorpio

Maddison ElliottMaddison Elliott
(Swimmer)

03 November 1998

Australian

Scorpio

Rebecca AdlingtonRebecca Adlington
(Swimmer)

17 February 1989

Mansfield

British

Aquarius

Kelly HolmesKelly Holmes
(Middle-distance runner)

19 April 1970

Tonbridge and Malling

British

Aries

Kerri Walsh JenningsKerri Walsh Jennings
(Volleyball player, Beach volleyball player)

15 August 1978

Santa Clara

American

Leo

Shannon MillerShannon Miller
(Artistic gymnast, Lawyer)

10 March 1977

Rolla

American

Pisces

Cătălina PonorCătălina Ponor
(Artistic gymnast)

20 August 1987

Constanța

Romanian

Leo

Svetlana KhorkinaSvetlana Khorkina
(Politician, Artistic gymnast)

19 January 1979

Belgorod

Russian

Capricorn

Rachel HomanRachel Homan
(Curler)

05 April 1989

Ottawa

Canadian

Aries

Simona de SilvestroSimona de Silvestro
(Racecar driver)

01 September 1988

Thun

Swiss

Virgo

Shelly-Ann Fraser-PryceShelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
(Sprinter, Athletics competitor)

27 December 1986

Kingston

Jamaican

Capricorn

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

13 August 1985

Chelyabinsk

Russian

Leo

Dominique DawesDominique Dawes
(Artistic gymnast)

20 November 1976

Silver Spring

American

Scorpio

Linda HaglundLinda Haglund
(Sprinter)

15 June 1956

21 November 2015

Enskede-Årsta-Vantör city district

Swedish

Gemini

Georgina BloombergGeorgina Bloomberg
(Equestrian)

20 January 1983

New York City

American

Capricorn

Dafne SchippersDafne Schippers
(Athletics competitor)

15 June 1992

Utrecht

Gemini

Mary DeckerMary Decker
(Long-distance runner, Middle-distance runner, Athletics competitor)

04 August 1958

Flemington

American

Leo

Nicola AdamsNicola Adams
(Boxer)

26 October 1982

Leeds

British

Scorpio

Amy WilliamsAmy Williams
(Skeleton racer)

29 September 1982

Cambridge

British

Libra

Victoria PendletonVictoria Pendleton
(Track cyclist, Sport cyclist, Autobiographer, Jockey)

24 September 1980

Stotfold

British

Libra

Foekje DillemaFoekje Dillema
(athletics competitor)

18 September 1926

05 December 2007

Burum, Friesland

Dutch

Virgo

Zola BuddZola Budd
(Middle-distance runner, Marathon runner)

26 May 1966

Bloemfontein

South African

Gemini

Tirunesh DibabaTirunesh Dibaba
(long-distance runner, athletics competitor)

01 June 1985

Bekoji

Ethiopian

Gemini

Andrea HewittAndrea Hewitt
(Triathlete)

04 April 1982

Christchurch

New Zealander

Aries

Darya DomrachevaDarya Domracheva
(Biathlete)

03 August 1986

Minsk

Belarusian

Leo

Anjali BhagwatAnjali Bhagwat
(Sport shooter)

05 December 1969

Mumbai

Indian

Sagittarius

Genzebe DibabaGenzebe Dibaba
(Long-distance runner, Middle-distance runner, Athletics competitor)

08 February 1991

Bekoji

Ethiopian

Aquarius

Carmelita JeterCarmelita Jeter
(Sprinter, Athletics competitor)

24 November 1979

Los Angeles

American

Sagittarius

Tatyana McFaddenTatyana McFadden
(Cross-country skier, Athletics competitor)

21 April 1989

Saint Petersburg

American

Taurus

Delilah DiCrescenzoDelilah DiCrescenzo
(Athletics competitor)

07 February 1983

Chicago

American

Aquarius

Ksenia AfanasyevaKsenia Afanasyeva
(Artistic gymnast)

13 September 1991

Tula

Russian

Virgo

Laura TrottLaura Trott

24 April 1992

Harlow

British

Taurus

Merlene OtteyMerlene Ottey
(Sprinter, Athletics competitor)

10 May 1960

Hanover Parish

Jamaican,Slovenian

Taurus

Denise LewisDenise Lewis
(Athletics competitor)

27 August 1972

West Bromwich

British

Virgo

Ryoko TaniRyoko Tani
(Politician, Judoka)

06 September 1975

Fukuoka

Japanese

Virgo

Heidi LøkeHeidi Løke
(Handball player)

12 December 1982

Tønsberg

Norwegian

Sagittarius

Simone ManuelSimone Manuel
(American olympic athlete)

02 August 1996

Houston, Texas, United States

American

Leo

Nova PerisNova Peris
(field hockey player, athletics competitor, politician)

25 November 1971

Darwin

Australian

Sagittarius

Charlotte DujardinCharlotte Dujardin
(Dressage rider)

13 July 1985

London Borough of Enfield

British

Cancer

Maria PasekaMaria Paseka
(Artistic gymnast)

19 July 1995

Moscow

Russian

Cancer

Grete WaitzGrete Waitz
(Marathon runner, Long-distance runner, Athletics competitor)

01 October 1953

19 April 2011

Oslo

Norwegian

Libra

Becky DownieBecky Downie
(Artistic gymnast)

24 January 1992

Nottingham

British

Aquarius

Santhi SoundarajanSanthi Soundarajan
(middle-distance runner)

17 April 1981

Pudukkottai district

Indian

Aries

Sally PearsonSally Pearson
(Athletics competitor)

19 September 1986

Sydney

Australian

Virgo

Deepika KumariDeepika Kumari
(archer)

13 June 1993

Ranchi

Indian

Gemini

Wang ShixianWang Shixian
(Badminton player)

13 February 1990

Suzhou

Aquarius

Sarah OutenSarah Outen
(Ocean rower)

26 May 1985

United Kingdom

British

Gemini

Katarina Johnson-ThompsonKatarina Johnson-Thompson
(Athletics competitor)

09 January 1993

Liverpool

British

Capricorn

Veronica Campbell-BrownVeronica Campbell-Brown
(Sprinter)

15 May 1982

Trelawny Parish

Jamaican

Taurus

Daniela RyfDaniela Ryf
(Triathlete)

29 May 1987

Rumisberg

Swiss

Gemini

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