Athletes Famous Female Athletes from Armenia

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

Ara Hakobyan and Ksenia Smetanenko are only the beginning of the athletes on this list.

This list answers the questions, "What famous female athletes are from Armenia?" and "Who are the greatest female Armenian athletes?"
Anna Chicherova is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Armenia
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Anna Vladimirovna Chicherova is a Russian high jumper of Armenian origin. She was the gold medalist at the 2012 London Olympics and the 2011 World Championships in Athletics and won a bronze medal in the event at the 2008 Summer Olympics. She was also runner-up at the World Championships in 2007 and 2009, and bronze medalist in 2013. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenia

Nationality: Russia, Armenia

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Susianna Kentikian is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Armenia
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Susianna "Susi" Levonovna Kentikian is an German-Armenian professional boxer now residing in Germany. She was born in Yerevan, Armenian SSR, but she left the country with her family at the age of five because of the Nagorno-Karabakh War. Kentikian has lived in Hamburg since 1996 and began boxing when she was twelve years old. Following a successful amateur career, she turned professional in 2005 when she signed with the Hamburg boxing promoter Spotlight Boxing. Kentikian won her first world championship fight in February 2007, and she is a former World Boxing Association, World Boxing Organization and Women's International Boxing Federation World Flyweight Champion, and is considered Top ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenia

Nationality: Armenia, Germany

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#29 on The Best Active Female Boxers

#52 on The Greatest Female Boxers of All Time

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Ani-Matilda Serebrakian is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Armenia
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Ani-Matilda Serebrakian is an alpine skier from Armenia. She competed for Armenia at the 2010 Winter Olympics. She competed in two events. She was disqualified in one and did not complete the other. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: United States of America

Nationality: Armenia

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Kristine Khachatryan is a Cross Country Skier. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Armenia

Nationality: Armenia

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