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Famous Female Athletes from Indonesia

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

Everything from Lilyana Natsir to Maria Kristin Yulianti is included on this list.

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

Maria Kristin Yulianti (born June 25, 1985) is a badminton player from Indonesia. She won a bronze medal in women's singles at the 2008 Olympics. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Tuban, Indonesia

Nationality: Indonesia

Angelique Widjaja is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Indonesia
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Angelique Widjaja (Chinese: 黄依林; pinyin: Huang Yīlín; born 12 December 1984) is a retired Chinese Indonesian tennis player. She won the junior championships at Wimbledon in 2001, defeating Dinara Safina. She reached a peak of No. 55 in the WTA singles rankings in March 2003, and a peak of No. 15 in the doubles rankings in February 2004. She retired from the professional circuit in 2008. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Bandung, Indonesia

Nationality: Indonesia

Yayuk Basuki (born 30 November 1970) is an Indonesian former professional tennis player who is now a politician. She is the highest-ever ranked tennis player from Indonesia, having reached No. 19 in the Women's Tennis Association singles rankings in October 1997. She retired from playing singles in 2000, but remained an active doubles player until retiring in 2013. She sits in the Indonesian House of Representatives since 1 October 2014. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Nationality: Indonesia

Liliyana Natsir (born 9 September 1985) is a retired Indonesian badminton player who specialized in doubles. With one gold and silver from the Olympic Games, and four gold medals at the BWF World Championships, she is regarded as one of the greatest mixed doubles players of all-time. Natsir was the second Indonesian woman Olympic gold medalist, after Susi Susanti won gold in 1992. She gained huge success by partnering with two different players. Her current partner is Tontowi Ahmad since 2010, after being separated from her previous partner, Nova Widianto. She also won three titles in a row from 2012–2014 at All England Badminton Championships, one of the most prestigious and oldest ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Manado, Indonesia

Nationality: Indonesia