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

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Irina Mikitenko is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Kazakhstan
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Irina Mikitenko, née Volynskaya, is a Kazakhstan-born German long-distance runner who competes in marathons. She won the Berlin Marathon in 2008 and is a two-time winner of the London Marathon. She has competed at the Summer Olympics on four occasions. Mikitenko was a track specialist in the early ...more

Birthplace: Bakanas, Kazakhstan

Nationality: Kazakhstan, Germany

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Darya Rybalova is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Kazakhstan
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Darya Rybalova is a freestyle skier. ...more

Birthplace: Oskemen, Kazakhstan

Nationality: Kazakhstan

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Olga Vasilyevna Shishigina is a retired Kazakhstani track and field athlete who mainly competed in the 100 metres hurdles. She won an Olympic gold medal in 2000, and many medals on the regional and continental level. Shishigina was banned between 1996 and 1998 for failing a drug test. She holds a ...more

Birthplace: Almaty, Kazakhstan

Nationality: Kazakhstan

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Yaroslava Shvedova is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Kazakhstan
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Yaroslava Vyacheslavovna Shvedova is a Kazakh professional tennis player. She has achieved a career-high ranking of no. 25 as of 29 October 2012. She has won one WTA singles title, three ITF Women's Circuit singles titles and six doubles titles, including the 2010 Wimbledon and US Open women's ...more

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Nationality: Kazakhstan, Russia

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