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Famous Female Athletes from Mexico

List of popular female athletes from Mexico, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Mexico has a rich history of competing in sports, and these are the famous females that make that competition so exciting. Some of the best Mexican female athletes in the world are listed below, some of who have represented Mexico in the Olympics. You can click on the names of these talented female athletes of Mexico in order to get more information about each one, such as the birthplace of the athlete and when they were born.

List features athletes like Cristina Fink, Laura Serrano.

This list answers the questions, "What famous female athletes are from Mexico?" and "Who are the greatest female Mexican athletes?"


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    Adriana Fernández Miranda is a long-distance runner from México. Fernández was 2nd in 1998, and in 1999, she became the first Mexican woman to win the New York City Marathon in a time of 2:25:06 in a dominant performance by taking charge on a windy day and kept building her lead. In 2003, Fernández held ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
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    Ana Gabriela Guevara Espinoza is a now-retired Mexican track and field athlete who specialized in the 400 meters. She is a Mexican Senator for the 2012-2018 term. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Nogales, Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
    • Profession: Politician
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    • Nationality: Mexico
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    Cristina Fink Smith is a psychologist and retired high jumper from Mexico, who set her personal best on May 17, 1992, jumping 1.94 meters at a meet in Mexico City. She competed for her country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, where she finished in 20th place. more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Mexico
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    Denisse López

    Denisse López Sing is a retired Mexican gymnast. She was the first gymnast from Mexico ever to qualify for an event final at the World Gymnastics Championships and the Olympic Games. Lopez began gymnastics at the age of seven in 1984. By 1987, she was competing in international meets as a junior, ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Mexico
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    Elsa García Rodriguez Blancas is a Mexican artistic gymnast and she competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Monterrey, Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
    • Profession: Gymnast
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    Erika Venegas

    Erika Venegas González is a Mexican soccer player from Mexico. She is a goalkeeper for the Mexico women's national football team. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
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    Fátima Leyva Morán is a Mexican footballer. She plays as a midfielder for the Mexico women's national football team. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
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    Gabriela Medina

    Gabriela Elizabeth Medina Solórzano is a Mexican sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
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    María Graciela Mendoza Barrios is a retired female race walker from Mexico. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Ixtapan del Oro, Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
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    Irving Rubirosa is a Mexican professional football midfielder who plays for Potros Chetumal in the Primera División A. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Chimalhuacán, Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
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    Jennifer Marie Molina Shea is a Mexican footballer goalkeeper from Mexico. She competed for her native country at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, where she finished in 8th place with the Women's National Team. Molina was affiliated with the Colgate University. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
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    Laura Serrano Garcia is a Mexican boxer. Serrano began boxing at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in Mexico City, where she was studying to become a lawyer. She wanted to lose weight and stay in shape. She applied for a professional boxer's license in Mexico. After a short appearance in two ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
    • Profession: Professional Boxer
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    Liliana Allen Doll is a Cuban track and field athlete, competing for Mexico. She previously represented Cuba. She won a bronze medal at the 1991 IAAF World Indoor Championships in the 60 metres. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Holguín, Cuba
    • Nationality: Mexico
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    Lorena Ochoa Reyes is a Mexican professional golfer who played on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour from 2003 to 2010, and was the top-ranked female golfer in the world for over three years, from April 2007 to her retirement in May 2010. As the first Mexican golfer of either gender to be ranked number one in the ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Guadalajara, Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
    • Profession: Athlete, Golfer
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    Madaí Pérez Carrillo is a Mexican long-distance runner. She represented Mexico in the marathon at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Tlaxcala, Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
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    María de Jesús Castillo Nicacio is a Mexican footballer. She competed for her native country at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, where she finished in 8th place with the Mexico women's national football team. more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Guadalajara, Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
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    Maribel Guadalupe Domínguez Castelán is a Mexican footballer who played for the Chicago Red Stars during 2013 season of the National Women's Soccer League, and is captain and leading scorer of the Mexico women's national football team. She is known internationally as "Marigol" for her record of 46 goals ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
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    Nora Rocha

    Nora Leticia Rocha de la Cruz is a retired female track and field athlete from Mexico, who competed in the 5000 and 10,000 metres. She claimed the gold medal in the women's 10,000 metres at the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg, Canada. more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Mexico
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    Olga Appell

    Olga Appell is a retired long-distance runner from Mexico, best known for winning the gold medal in the women's marathon at the 1991 Pan American Games in Havana, Cuba. She ran at the 1992 Summer Olympics the following year, but failed to finish the race. She competed for Mexico until February 25, 1994, ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Birthplace: United States of America
    • Nationality: United States of America, Mexico
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