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
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
age 62
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Barbara Burke is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
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
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
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
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
age 52
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Elna Reinach is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
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
Died at 62 (1939-2001)