Athletes Famous Female Athletes from South Africa

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

Everything from Eileen Hurly to Sally Little is included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "What famous female athletes are from South Africa?" and "Who are the greatest female South African athletes?"

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Liezel Huber is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Liezel Huber age 42

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Charlene, Princess of Monaco is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa

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Colleen De Reuck is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa

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Ilana Kloss is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Ilana Kloss age 62

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Barbara Burke is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Barbara Burke Died at 81 (1917-1998)

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Zola Budd is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Zola Budd age 52

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Natalie du Toit is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa

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Amanda Coetzer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa

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Penelope Heyns is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa

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Hestrie Cloete is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa

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Mariaan de Swardt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa

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Kate Roberts is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Kate Roberts age 35

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Caster Semenya is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa

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Esther Brand is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Esther Brand age 94

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Isabel Le Roux is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa

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Marjorie Clark is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa

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Marsha Marescia is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa

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Elana Meyer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Elana Meyer age 52

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Elna Reinach is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Elna Reinach age 50

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Pietie Coetzee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa

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Robyn Johannes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa

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Justine Robbeson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa

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Daphne Hasenjager is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa

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Natalie Grandin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Natalie Grandin age 37

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Renée Schuurman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Renée Schuurman Died at 62 (1939-2001)

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Linky Boshoff is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Linky Boshoff age 62

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Kim Grant is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Kim Grant age 47

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Shirene Human is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Shirene Human age 38

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Sandra Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa

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Joannette Kruger is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa

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Ashleigh Simon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Ashleigh Simon age 29

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Jennifer Gove is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Jennifer Gove age 78

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Leigh Alexander is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Leigh Alexander Died at 45 (1898-1943)

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Elspeth Denning is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Elspeth Denning age 62

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Nannie de Villiers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Nannie de Villiers age 42

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Rosalyn Fairbank is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa

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Lise Gregory is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Lise Gregory age 55

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Geraldine Pillay is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Geraldine Pillay age 41

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Dane van Niekerk is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Dane van Niekerk age 25

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Surita Febbraio is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Surita Febbraio age 45

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Tsoanelo Pholo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Tsoanelo Pholo age 36

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Kate Hector is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Kate Hector age 37

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Elizna Naudé is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Elizna Naudé age 40

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Cindy Eksteen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Cindy Eksteen age 41

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Eileen Hurly is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Eileen Hurly age 86

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Linda Olivier is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Linda Olivier age 53

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Lorna Ward is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Lorna Ward age 79

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Trisha Chetty is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Trisha Chetty age 30

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Brenda Williams is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Brenda Williams age 69

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Chloe Tryon is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Chloe Tryon age 24