Athletes Famous Female Athletes from Singapore

Reference
23.4k views 13 items

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

List athletes range from Tao Li to Meg Lanning.

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

Zhang Guirong is a Singaporean shot putter. She changed nationality from China in late 2003. Her personal best throw is 18.57 metres, achieved at the 2005 Asian Championships in Incheon. This is the current Singaporean record. She is also the national record holder in discus throw and javelin throw. ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: China, Singapore

see more on Zhang Guirong
Feng Tianwei is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Singapore
Photo: Freebase/CC-BY

Feng Tianwei is a Singaporean table tennis player, ranked 4th in the world as a singles player as of June 2014. Born in China, she moved to Singapore under the Foreign Sports Talent Scheme in March 2007 and commenced her international career in competitive table tennis the following month. She received Singapore citizenship in January 2008. Feng represented Singapore for the first time in the Olympic Games at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. On 15 August, the Singapore team composed of Feng and her teammates Li Jiawei and Wang Yuegu defeated South Korea 3–2 in the semifinals. The team lost to China in the final, but obtained the silver medal. This was Singapore's first Olympic medal in ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Harbin, China

Nationality: China, Singapore

see more on Feng Tianwei
Tao Li is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Singapore
Photo: Freebase/CC-BY-SA-2.0
3

Tao Li


Tao Li is a China-born Singaporean competitive swimmer specializing in the backstroke and butterfly stroke. A Singapore Sports School student, Tao has represented Singapore at the Southeast Asian Games and Asian Games and holds several national records. She won four gold medals and a bronze at the 2005 SEA Games in the Philippines, and reached the finals of the women's 50 metres, 100 metres and 200 metres butterfly events at the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne though she did not gain any medals. In December 2006, Tao took a gold medal at the 50 metres butterfly in Doha's 2006 Asian Games, beating China's multi-gold medallist Xu Yanwei and breaking her own national record in the process. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Wuhan, China

Nationality: Singapore

see more on Tao Li
Li Jiawei is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Athletes from Singapore
Photo: Freebase/CC-BY-SA-2.0

Li Jiawei is a China born Singaporean table tennis player who is ranked among the top ten athletes in her sport. Spotted by Singapore talent scouts in Beijing in 1995, she moved to Singapore and commenced her international career in competitive table tennis in 1996. She became a Singapore citizen at the age of 18 years under the Foreign Sports Talent Scheme. As a singles player, Li was ranked sixth in the world as of August 2008. Her highest ranking was in December 2005, when she was third. Li is also a key player for women's team and doubles, and mixed doubles events. She finished in fourth place in singles at both the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens and the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Beijing, China

Nationality: China, Singapore

see more on Li Jiawei