Famous Female Athletes from Singapore

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?"
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  • Zhang Guirong (born 5 February 1978) 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.
    • Nationality: China,Singapore
  • Feng Tianwei PJG (simplified Chinese: 冯天薇; traditional Chinese: 馮天薇; pinyin: Féng Tiānwēi, pronounced [fə̌ŋ tjɛ́nwéi]) is a Singapore table tennis player. 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. Feng represented Singapore for the first time in the Olympic Games at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. On 15 August 2008, the Singapore team comprising 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, obtaining the silver medal. This was Singapore's first Olympic medal in 48 years and its first ...more
    • Birthplace: Harbin, China
    • Nationality: Singapore
  • Tao Li (Chinese: 陶李; pinyin: Táo Lǐ; born 10 January 1990) is a Singaporean competitive swimmer who specializes in the backstroke and butterfly. Tao has represented Singapore at the Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), the Asian Games, World Championship, Commonwealth Games and Olympics. She holds several national records.In fact, she's the only female Singapore swimmer who qualified for an Olympic Finals. At the 2005 SEA Games in the Philippines, at just 15, she won 4 golds and a bronze. She 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 win any medal. In December 2006, Tao won gold at ...more
    • Birthplace: Wuhan, China
    • Nationality: Singapore
  • Li Jiawei (Chinese: 李佳薇; pinyin: Lǐ Jiāwēi; born 9 August 1981) is a Chinese-born Singaporean former table tennis player, four-time Olympian and twice Olympic medalist. She trained in Beijing's famous Shichahai Sports School with Olympic medalist Zhang Yining. In 1995, she moved to Singapore and in the following year, she commenced her international career as a competitive table tennis player. She became a Singapore citizen at the age of 18 years under the Foreign Sports Talent Scheme. Li's highest world singles ranking was in December 2005, when she was placed third. Li was also a key player for the Singaporean women's team and doubles, and mixed doubles events, having participated in ...more
    • Birthplace: Beijing, China
    • Nationality: China, Singapore
  • Jing Junhong, also stylized as Jing Jun Hong (Chinese: 井浚泓; pinyin: Jǐng Jùnhóng; born October 13, 1968), is a former professional table tennis player. Born in Shanghai, she was a highly ranked player in China before she moved to Singapore with her husband, Singaporean table tennis player Loy Soo Han, whom she married in 1992. She represented Singapore in sporting events starting in the 1990s, and was naturalized as a Singaporean citizen in 1994. After retiring as a player, she served as deputy head coach, then as head coach, of the women's national table tennis team, before being reassigned to leading the country's table tennis youth development program in late 2015.
    • Birthplace: Shanghai, China
    • Nationality: Singapore
  • Nicolette Teo Wei-min (simplified Chinese: 张维敏; traditional Chinese: 張維敏; pinyin: Zhāng Wéimǐn; born 19 April 1986) is a Singaporean swimmer who specializes in breaststroke.
    • Birthplace: Singapore
    • Nationality: Singapore