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List of famous female speed skaters, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female speed skaters list contains the most prominent and top females known for being speed skaters. There are thousand of females working as speed skaters in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic speed skaters have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a speed skater then the people below should give you inspiration.

The list you're viewing is made up of different people like Lidia Skoblikova and Rimma Zhukova.

While this isn't a list of all female speed skaters, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female speed skaters?" and "Who are the best female speed skaters?"

Jekaterina Sjichova is a speed skater. ...more

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Age: 30

Birthplace: Kirov, Russia

Profession: Athlete, Speed Skater

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Katarzyna Woźniak is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Speed Skaters
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Katarzyna Woźniak is an Olympic Speed Skating athlete from Poland. ...more

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Age: 26

Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland

Profession: Athlete, Speed Skater

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Svetlana Kaykan is a speed skater. ...more

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Age: 37

Birthplace: Chelyabinsk, Russia

Profession: Speed Skater

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Chris Witty is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Speed Skaters
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Christine Diane "Chris" Witty is an American speed skater and racing cyclist and participated in the Olympic Games in both sports. She won medals at both 1000 and 1500 meters in the 1998 Winter Olympics. In 2002 she won the Olympic gold medal at the 1000 meters in Salt Lake City, setting a world ...more

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Age: 41

Birthplace: West Allis, Wisconsin, United States of America

Profession: Professional Road Racing Cyclist, Speed Skater

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Stephanie Beckert is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Female Speed Skaters
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Stephanie Beckert is a speed skater. ...more

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Age: 27

Birthplace: Erfurt, Germany

Profession: Speed Skater

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Heather Richardson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Female Speed Skaters
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Heather Richardson is an American speed skater who has competed since 2006. She is a native of North Carolina. She represented the United States at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, where she finished 6th in 500 metres, 9th in the 1000 metres, and 16th in the 1500 metres. At the 2011 World ...more

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Age: 26

Birthplace: High Point, North Carolina, United States of America

Profession: Athlete, Speed Skater

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#11 on The Best Speedskaters in the World

#15 on The Best Speed Skaters in the World Right Now

#14 on The Greatest Speed Skaters of All Time

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Tamara Oudenaarden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Female Speed Skaters
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Tamara Oudenaarden is a speed skater. ...more

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Age: 29

Birthplace: St. Albert, Canada

Profession: Athlete, Speed Skater

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Bonnie Blair is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Female Speed Skaters
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Bonnie Kathleen Blair is a retired American speedskater. She is one of the top skaters of her time, and one of the most decorated athletes in Olympic history. Blair competed for the United States in four Olympics, and in her Olympic career won five gold medals and one bronze medal. ...more

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Age: 51

Birthplace: Cornwall, New York, United States of America

Profession: Athlete, Speed Skater

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#3 on The Greatest Speed Skaters of All Time

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