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

This is a list that includes athletes like Bianca Botto and Karen Horning.

This list answers the questions, "What famous female athletes are from Peru?" and "Who are the greatest female Peruvian athletes?"
Denisse Fajardo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Peru
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Denisse Fajardo GarcĂ­a is a former Peruvian volleyball player, and a three-time Olympian for her native country. She won the silver medal at the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, after playing the Soviet Union in the final. She also competed at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, where Peru reached the semi finals and lost to the United States, and finally finished in fourth place. ...more

Birthplace: Lima, Peru

Nationality: Peru

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Claudia Rivero


Claudia Rivero Modenesi is a Peruvian professional badminton player who won the bronze medal in the singles and mixed doubles category at the 2007 and the 2011 Pan American Games. Rivero represented her country at the Beijing Olympic Games. She was the 2008 Pan American Badminton Champion in Women's singles & Women's doubles at the 2008 Pan Am Badminton Championships in Lima, Peru. ...more

Birthplace: Lima, Peru

Nationality: Peru


Alejandra de la Guerra is a former Peruvian volleyball player, who won the silver medal with the Women's National Team at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. ...more

Nationality: Peru

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Miriam Gallardo is a retired volleyball player from Peru. She won the silver medal with the Women's National Team at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. She also competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. ...more

Nationality: Peru

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