Japanese People Famous Female Athletes from Japan

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

With athletes ranging from Akemi Matsuno to Mayumi Aoki, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

This list answers the questions, "What famous female athletes are from Japan?" and "Who are the greatest female Japanese athletes?"
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Yuko Kavaguti is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Wong Pei Tty is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Lena Frier Kristiansen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Ryoko Tani is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Saori Yoshida is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Madoka Harada is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Maki Tabata is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Tae Satoya is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Miyuki Hatanaka is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Fumie Suguri is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Madoka Natsumi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Miki Ando is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Mao Asada is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Eri Yanetani is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Tomoka Takeuchi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Shizuka Arakawa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Masako Ishida is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Chiharu Icho is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Chikako Fushimi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Yuka Fujimori is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Tomomi Okazaki is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Nobuko Fukuda is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Shiho Nakashima is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Kimiko Date-Krumm is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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Ai Sugiyama is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Japan
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