Athletes Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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List of popular female athletes from Germany, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Germany 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 female athletes in the world are listed below, some of who have represented Germany in the Olympics. You can click on the names of these talented female athletes of Germany in order to get more information about each one, such as the birthplace of the athlete and when they were born.

The list you're viewing is made up of different athletes like Claudia Kohde-Kilsch and Isabell Bachor.

This list answers the questions, "What famous female athletes are from Germany?" and "Who are the greatest female German athletes?"

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Steffi Graf is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany
age 49

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Oksana Chusovitina is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Margot Frank is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany
Died at 19 (1926-1945)

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Lilli Palmer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany
Died at 72 (1914-1986)

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Katarina Witt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany
age 53

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Karin Janz is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany
age 66

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Petra Wimbersky is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Kerstin Garefrekes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Sonja Fuss is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany
age 40

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Conny Pohlers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany
age 40

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Renate Lingor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany
age 43

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Claudia Kohde-Kilsch is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Hanni Wenzel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany
age 62

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Sylvia Hanika is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany
age 59

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Martina Voss-Tecklenburg is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Anja Mittag is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany
age 33

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Annike Krahn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany
age 33

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Linda Bresonik is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Melanie Behringer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Ursula Holl is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany
age 36

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Martina Müller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Viola Odebrecht is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Silke Rottenberg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Pia Wunderlich is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Sandra Smisek is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany
age 41

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Helga Haase is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany
Died at 55 (1934-1989)

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Alina Astafei is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany
age 49

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Sandra Minnert is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Simone Laudehr is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Magdalena Neuner is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Angelique Kerber is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Babett Peter is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany
age 30

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Tina Wunderlich is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Melanie Hoffmann is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Waltraud Kretzschmar is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Doris Fitschen is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Helene Mayer is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany
Died at 43 (1910-1953)

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Madeleine Giske is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Katharina Gutensohn is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Gretchen Fraser is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany
Died at 75 (1919-1994)

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Anni Friesinger-Postma is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Martina Glagow is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Tatjana Hüfner is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Florence Ekpo-Umoh is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Irina Mikitenko is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Annette Dytrt is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany
age 35

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Melanie Skotnik-Melfort is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Claudia Nystad is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany

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Franziska van Almsick is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Germany