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

This is a list that includes athletes like Viola Odebrecht and Ingrid Krämer.

This list answers the questions, "What famous female athletes are from German Democratic Republic?" and "Who are the greatest female German Democratic Republic athletes?"
Karin Janz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Athletes from German Democratic Republic
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Karin Büttner-Janz is a Germany medical doctor who won world and Olympic gold medals in artistic gymnastics for East Germany. From 1990 to 2012, she was chief physician of the orthopedic Vivantes hospital in Friedrichshain. She has a foundation named Spinefoundation. ...more

Birthplace: Lübben (Spreewald), Germany

Nationality: German Democratic Republic, Germany

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Conny Pohlers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Athletes from German Democratic Republic
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Conny Pohlers is a retired German football player. Since 1998 she has played in the Women's Bundesliga and since 2001 in the Germany women's national football team. ...more

Birthplace: Halle, Germany

Nationality: German Democratic Republic, Germany

Team: 1. FFC Frankfurt

Position: Forward

Also Ranked

#27 on The Best Female Soccer Players of All Time

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Anja Mittag is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Athletes from German Democratic Republic
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Anja Mittag is a German international footballer. In December 2011 she negotiated a release from 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam, after nine and a half years, in order to sign a two-year deal with Swedish Damallsvenskan club FC Rosengård. ...more

Birthplace: Chemnitz, Germany

Nationality: German Democratic Republic, Germany

Team: QBIK

Position: Forward

Also Ranked

#18 on The Best Current Female Soccer Players

#12 on The Best Female Soccer Players of All Time

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Viola Odebrecht is a German footballer who currently plays for VfL Wolfsburg. ...more

Birthplace: Neubrandenburg, Germany

Nationality: German Democratic Republic, Germany

Team: 1. FFC Turbine Potsdam

Position: Midfielder

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