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Famous Female Athletes from France

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

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This list answers the questions, "What famous female athletes are from France?" and "Who are the greatest female French athletes?"
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Mary Pierce is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
age 44
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Natalia Goncharova is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
Died at 81 (1881-1962)
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Marina Anisina is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
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Sylvie Becaert is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
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Sandrine Bailly is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
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Amélie Mauresmo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
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Marie Laure Brunet is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
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Marie Dorin Habert is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
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Marion Josserand is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
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Deborah Anthonioz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
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Ingrid Jacquemod is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
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Melanie Skotnik-Melfort is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
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Marie Marchand-Arvier is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
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Laure Manaudou is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
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Jeannie Longo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
age 60
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Bouchra Ghezielle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
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Nathalie Péchalat is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
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Tessa Worley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
age 29
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Camille de Faucompret is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
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Suzanne Lenglen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
Died at 39 (1899-1938)
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Laure Pequegnot is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
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Sandrine Aubert is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
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Karine Laurent Philippot is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
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Veronique Pierron is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
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Isabelle Delobel is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France