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Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom

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Updated June 14, 2019 31k views 346 items

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

Examples of athletes on this list include Constance Jeans and Joyce Oladapo.

This list answers the questions, "What famous female athletes are from United Kingdom?" and "Who are the greatest female British athletes?"
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Rebecca Adlington is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
Rebecca Adlington Age: 30
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Nicole Cooke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
Age: 36
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Jayne Torvill is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
Jayne Torvill Age: 62
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Sharron Davies is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
Age: 57
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Jackie Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
Age: 54
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Kelly Holmes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
Kelly Holmes Age: 49
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Lorna Vevers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
Age: 38
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Victoria Pendleton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
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Dorothea Douglass Chambe... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
Dec. at 82 (1878-1960)
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Caitlin McClatchey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
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Eve Muirhead is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
Age: 29
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Barbara Burke is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
Dec. at 81 (1917-1998)
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Sue Barker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
Age: 63
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Zola Budd is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
Age: 53
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Fiona May is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
Age: 50
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Sally Gunnell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
Age: 53
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Christine Ohuruogu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
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Karen Pickering is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
Age: 48
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Denise Lewis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
Age: 47
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Vanessa James is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
Age: 32
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Kate Haywood is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
Age: 32
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Kelly Sotherton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
Age: 43
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Kelly Wood is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
Age: 38
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Jemma Lowe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom
Age: 29
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Wendy Houvenaghel is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Female Athletes from United Kingdom