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?"