Athletes 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
Mary Pierce age 43

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Natalia Goncharova is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
Natalia Goncharova 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
Jeannie Longo 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
Tessa Worley 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
Suzanne Lenglen 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

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Alizé Cornet is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
Alizé Cornet age 28

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Anne-Caroline Chausson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France

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Aravane Rezaï is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France

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Tatiana Golovin is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France

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Eunice Barber is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
Eunice Barber age 44

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Félicia Ballanger is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France

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Celine Lecompere is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France

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Malia Metella is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
Malia Metella age 36

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Julie Carraz-Collin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France

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Virginie Razzano is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France

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Marguerite Broquedis is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
Marguerite Broquedis Died at 90 (1893-1983)

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Marie-José Pérec is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France

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Patricia Girard is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France

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Marielle Goitschel is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France

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Karine Ruby is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France
Karine Ruby Died at 31 (1978-2009)

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Isabelle Duchesnay is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France

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Nathalie Desmares is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France

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Florine De Leymarie is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France

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Isabelle Blanc is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France

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Roxana Maracineanu is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France

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Nicole Ramalalanirina is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France

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Muriel Hurtis-Houairi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France

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Pauline Parmentier is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France

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Chloé Georges is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France

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Nathalie Dechy is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Female Athletes from France