Athletes Famous Female Athletes from Ghana

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

List athletes include Vida Anim, Hannah Afriyie and many more.

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

Vida Anim is a Ghanaian sprinter who specializes in the 100 and 200 metres. Together with Mavis Akoto, Monica Twum and Vida Nsiah she holds the Ghanaian record in 4 x 100 metres relay with 43.19 seconds, achieved during the heats at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. Anim represented Ghana at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing competing at the 100 metres sprint. In her first round heat she placed second behind Shelly-Ann Fraser in a time of 11.47 to advance to the second round. There she improved her time to 11.32 seconds, finishing third behind Debbie Ferguson and Oludamola Osayomi. In the semi finals she was unable to qualify for the final as her time of 11.51 was only the eighth and ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Accra, Ghana

Nationality: Ghana

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Akosua Serwaa is a Ghanaian middle distance runner who specializes in the 800 metres. She finished seventh at the 2003 World Championships in Paris and won a silver medal at the 2003 All-Africa Games in Abuja. Her personal best time is 1:59.60 minutes, achieved in July 2004 in Rome. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Kumasi, Ghana

Nationality: Ghana

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Margaret Simpson

Margaret Simpson is a Ghanaian heptathlete. She won a bronze medal at the 2005 World Championships, setting several personal bests in the process. Her personal best is 6423 points, achieved in Götzis in May 2005. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Ghana

Nationality: Ghana


Adjoa Bayor

Adjoa Bayor is the skipper of the Black Queens, which is the Ghana women's national football team. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Accra, Ghana

Nationality: Ghana

Position: Midfielder