List of famous female speed skaters, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female speed skaters list contains the most prominent and top females known for being speed skaters. There are thousand of females working as speed skaters in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic speed skaters have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a speed skater then the people below should give you inspiration.
The list you're viewing is made up of different people like Lidia Skoblikova and Rimma Zhukova.While this isn't a list of all female speed skaters, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female speed skaters?" and "Who are the best female speed skaters?"
Jekaterina Sjichova is a speed skater. ...more
Birthplace: Kirov, Russiasee more on Yekaterina Shikhova
Katarzyna Woźniak is an Olympic Speed Skating athlete from Poland. ...more
Birthplace: Warsaw, Polandsee more on Katarzyna Woźniak
Svetlana Kaykan is a speed skater. ...more
Birthplace: Chelyabinsk, Russiasee more on Svetlana Kaykan
Christine Diane "Chris" Witty is an American speed skater and racing cyclist and participated in the Olympic Games in both sports. She won medals at both 1000 and 1500 meters in the 1998 Winter Olympics. In 2002 she won the Olympic gold medal at the 1000 meters in Salt Lake City, setting a world record in the process. In 1996 she became World Champion Sprint, in 1997 and 1998 she became second and in 2000 she became third. In 1998 she won the gold medal at the World Single Distance Championships at the 1000 m, in 1996 the silver and in 2000 the bronze medal at the same distance. In 2000 she placed fifth overall in the 500 m cycling time trials at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, becoming ...more
Birthplace: West Allis, Wisconsin, United States of Americasee more on Chris Witty