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Famous Female Speed Skaters

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?"

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    Jekaterina Sjichova is a speed skater. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 30
    • Birthplace: Kirov, Russia
    • Profession: Athlete, Speed Skater
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    Katarzyna Woźniak is an Olympic Speed Skating athlete from Poland. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 26
    • Birthplace: Warsaw, Second Polish Republic
    • Profession: Athlete, Speed Skater
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    Svetlana Kaykan is a speed skater. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 37
    • Birthplace: Chelyabinsk, Russia
    • Profession: Speed Skater
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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 record ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 40
    • Birthplace: West Allis, Wisconsin, United States of America
    • Profession: Professional Road Racing Cyclist, Speed Skater
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    Stephanie Beckert is a speed skater. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 27
    • Birthplace: Erfurt, Germany
    • Profession: Speed Skater
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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 Single ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 26
    • Birthplace: High Point, North Carolina, United States of America
    • Profession: Athlete, Speed Skater
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    Tamara Oudenaarden

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    Tamara Oudenaarden is a speed skater. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 28
    • Birthplace: St. Albert, Canada
    • Profession: Athlete, Speed Skater
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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 on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: Cornwall, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Athlete, Speed Skater
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    Park Do-yeong

    Do-Yeong Park is a speed skater. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 22
    • Birthplace: South Korea
    • Profession: Speed Skater
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    Monique Angermüller

    Monique Angermüller is a speed skater. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 31
    • Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
    • Profession: Athlete, Speed Skater
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    Laurine Van Riessen is a speed skater. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 28
    • Birthplace: Leiden, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Profession: Athlete, Speed Skater
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    Anna Christine Friesinger-Postma is a former German speed skater. Her father Georg Friesinger, of Germany, and mother Janina Korowicka, of Poland, were both skaters; Jana was on the Polish team at the 1976 Winter Olympics. Her brother Jan is also a speed skater. Her sister Agnes is a former speed ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 38
    • Birthplace: Bad Reichenhall, Germany
    • Profession: Speed Skater
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    Masako Hozumi is a speed skater. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 29
    • Birthplace: Fukushima, Japan
    • Profession: Athlete, Speed Skater
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    Ireen Wüst is a Dutch long track allround speed skater. At the age of 19, on 12 February 2006, Wüst won the gold medal in the 2006 Winter Olympic Games 3000-meter event. She is the youngest Dutch Olympic champion in Winter Games history. Four years later in the 2010 Winter Olympic Games she won the ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 29
    • Birthplace: Goirle, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Profession: Athlete, Speed Skater
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    Clara Hughes, OC OM MSC is a Canadian cyclist and speed skater, who has won multiple Olympic medals in both sports. Hughes won two bronze in the Summer Olympics in 1996 and four medals over the course of three Winter Olympics. She is tied with Cindy Klassen as the Canadian with the most Olympic medals, ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 43
    • Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
    • Profession: Athlete, Professional Road Racing Cyclist, Speed Skater
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    Sheila Grace Young-Ochowicz is a retired American speed skater and track cyclist. She won three world titles in each of these sports, sometimes in the same year. In 1976, she also became the first American athlete to win three medals at one Winter Olympics. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 65
    • Birthplace: Birmingham, Michigan, United States of America
    • Profession: Professional Road Racing Cyclist, Speed Skater
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    Elizabeth Lee "Beth" Heiden Reid is an American athlete who excelled in speed skating, cross-country skiing and bicycle racing. She was born in Madison, Wisconsin. Her brother Eric was a five-time gold-medalist speedskater at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 56
    • Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America
    • Profession: Professional Road Racing Cyclist, Speed Skater
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    Anna Rokita is an Austrian long track speed skater who participates in international competitions. more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 29
    • Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
    • Profession: Short Track Speed Skater, Athlete, Speed Skater
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    Daniëlle Bekkering is a Dutch marathon speed skater, short track speed skater and cyclist who currently lives in Den Ham. Bekkering has several nicknames like Beeks, Daantje and Dikkie Dik. Her sister, Eyelien is also a cyclist. Bekkering started her speed skating career, aged 9 in 1986. She became ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 39
    • Birthplace: Groningen, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Profession: Short Track Speed Skater, Professional Road Racing Cyclist, Speed Skater
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    Cindy Klassen, OM is a Canadian long track speed skater. She is a six-time medalist having achieved one gold, two silver, three bronze at the Winter Olympics. Klassen is tied with Clara Hughes for Canada's all-time most decorated Olympian with six medals each. Both Klassen and Hughes are from ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Age: age 36
    • Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada
    • Profession: Athlete, Speed Skater
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