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

List is made up of many different athletes, including Paula Ormaechea and Silvia Bertolaccini.

This list answers the questions, "What famous female athletes are from Argentina?" and "Who are the greatest female Argentinian athletes?"
Gabriela Sabatini is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Argentina
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Gabriela Beatriz Sabatini is an Argentine former professional tennis player. She was one of the leading players on the women's circuit in the late-1980s and early-1990s. She won the women's singles title at the US Open in 1990, the women's doubles title at Wimbledon in 1988, two Year-End Championships in 1988 and 1994, and a silver medal at the 1988 Olympic Games. Sabatini also won most of the highest level regular events on the women's tour, including Miami and Rome. In the late 1980s, Sabatini launched a line of fragrances after partnering with the German perfume company Muelhens. Her signature scent debuted in 1989. ...more

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

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Michelle Despain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Argentina
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Michelle Despain Hoeger is an Argentine-American luge athlete who competed in the 2006 Winter Olympics. Despain, whose mother is from Argentina and father is from Utah, was born in Rosario, Argentina and grew up in Provo, Utah. Despain worked for Isagenix, a consumer products firm in Chandler, Arizona, in the customer service department. Her father is vice president of marketing for the company. She graduated with an Associate Degree from Utah Valley State College in 2004 and Bachelor's of Science in Psychology from Brigham Young University in 2006. Despain has been competing in the luge since 2003 at the age of 19. She finished 29th in the women's singles event at the 2005 FIL World Luge ...more

Birthplace: Rosario, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

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Paola Suárez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Argentina
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Paola Suárez is a retired tennis player. She gained prominence in 2004 by reaching the finals of nine straight WTA doubles tournaments, and by reaching the singles semifinals of the French Open tournament, held in Paris. ...more

Birthplace: Pergamino, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

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Patricia Tarabini is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Argentina
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Patricia Tarabini was an Argentine tennis player. Tarabini represented her country and won the bronze Olympic medal at the 2004 Athens games, with Paola Suárez, where they lost 7–9 in the third set to eventual gold medalists from China, Sun Tiantian and Li Ting. On May 9, 1988, Patricia reached her highest singles ranking; world number 29. Tarabini's highest doubles ranking was world number 12, which she achieved on August 17, 1998. Patricia turned pro in 1986, and won a total of 15 top-level doubles titles in her career. She is the 1996 French Open mixed doubles champion, which she won with Javier Frana. ...more

Birthplace: La Plata, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

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