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Famous Female Athletes from South Africa

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Updated June 14, 2019 38k views 58 items

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: 43
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Charlene, Princess of Mo... 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: 63
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Barbara Burke is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Dec. 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: 53
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Natalie du Toit is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Natalie du Toit Age: 35
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Amanda Coetzer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Amanda Coetzer Age: 48
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Penelope Heyns is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Age: 45
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Hestrie Cloete is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Age: 41
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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: 36
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Caster Semenya is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Age: 28
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Esther Brand is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Age: 95
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Isabel Le Roux is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Age: 32
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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
Age: 36
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Elana Meyer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Age: 53
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Elna Reinach is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Age: 51
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Pietie Coetzee is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Age: 41
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Robyn Johannes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Age: 33
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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: 38
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Renée Schuurman ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Female Athletes from South Africa
Dec. at 62 (1939-2001)