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Famous Female Athletes from Mexico

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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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    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

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    • Birthplace: Guadalajara, 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

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    • Birthplace: Nogales, Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
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    Susana Escobar is a Mexican swimmer and Olympian. As of October 2008, she attends and swims for the USA's University of Texas at Austin. At the 2008 Olympics, she set 3 Mexican Records in the 3 events she swam: the 400 free, 800 free, and 400 IM. She also swam at the 2007 Pan American Games. She also ...more

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    • Birthplace: Guanajuato, 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

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    • Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
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    Soraya Jiménez Mendivil was a Mexican weightlifter and Olympic champion. She participated at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney where she won a gold medal. Jimenez was the first female athlete from Mexico to ever win an Olympic gold medal. She died at age 35 on 28 March 2013 at her home in Mexico City ...more

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    • Birthplace: Mexico City, 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

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    • Birthplace: Mexico City, 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

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    • Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
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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

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    • Birthplace: Tlaxcala, Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
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    Elsa García Rodriguez Blancas is a Mexican artistic gymnast and she competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics.more

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    • Birthplace: Monterrey, Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
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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

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    • Birthplace: Holguín, Cuba
    • 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

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    • Birthplace: Guadalajara, Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
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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

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    • Birthplace: Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
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    Patricia Castañeda Miyamoto

    Patricia Midori Castañeda Miyamoto is a Mexican of Japanese origin swimmer. She also goes by just Patricia Castañeda. At the 2007 Pan American Games, she garnered 2 silver medals by finishing second in the 400m and 800m freestyle.more

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    • Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
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    Romary Rifka

    María Romary Rifka González is a female Mexican high jumper. She is married to track & field athlete, Alejandro Cárdenas. Her personal best jump is 1.97 metres, achieved in April 2004 in Xalapa. This is the current Mexican record.more

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    • Birthplace: Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
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    Yola Ramírez

    Yolanda 'Yola' Ramírez was an internationally renowned tennis player in the 1950s and 1960s.more

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    • Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
    • 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

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    • 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

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    • Birthplace: Chimalhuacán, 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

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    • Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
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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

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    • Birthplace: Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
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    Pamela Tajonar

    Pamela Tajonar Alonso is a Mexican football football goalkeeper playing for Western New York Flash in the National Women's Soccer League and the Mexico women's national football team. She previously played for the Buffalo Flash in the W-League and LdB Malmö in the Damallsvenskan.more

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    • Birthplace: Cuernavaca, Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
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