Star Female Athletes in Tokyo 2020

Elmira | 07 - 08 - 2021
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The Tokyo Olympics is one of the best platforms for women athletes. Every four years, the Tokyo Olympics brings fans, countries, and athletes together. Fans love to watch when the athlete breaks previous world records. The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 started on 23rd July and lasts till 8th August 2021. From first-timer to the most popular female athlete, we have put together the most inspirational female athlete who will win people’s hearts with their new records and excellent performances. If you think you are well-versed in the famous female Olympians, take our female sports stars quiz to see where you stand. 

Famous Female Olympians of Tokyo 2020

Scroll down to find out more about these inspiring female sports stars.

Jade Jones

Country: Great Britain

How Many Medals Does Jade Jones Have?
  • A. Three
  • B. Two
  • C. Four
  • D. Ten

Sport: Taekwondo

Jade Jones has already earned two gold medals in Olympics, making her the sixth athlete in the history of the sport to win two gold medals. She is a well-known Welsh taekwondo athlete. She earned gold medals in 2012 and 2016 in the women’s 57 kg category.

Allyson Felix

Country: United States

Sport: 400m sprint and 4x400m relay

She won six gold medals and three silver medals. Allyson was the youngest champion to compete at the World Championships in 2005. At present, she is the only female sports star to win six Olympic golds from team USA.

Letesenbet Gidey

Country: Ethiopia

Sport: 5,000m and 10,000m

She is the best Ethiopian long-distance runner. She broke the world record of 10,000 m two days previously held by fellow competitor Sifan Hassan. Letesenbet became the first female athlete to hold the world’s record for 5,000 m and 10,000 m since the beginning of the 1990s, as per the Guardian.

Simone Biles

Country: United States

Sport: Gymnastics

Biles is considered the most dominant gymnast of all time. She is known as one of the greatest and most decorated American athletes. She became famous after competing in Rio in 2016, earning four gold medals.

Sky Brown

Country: Great Britain

Skateboarding

Sky Brown is the world’s youngest professional skateboarder to compete at Tokyo Olympics. She also won the American TV program Dancing with the Stars: Juniors. Sky Brown competes for Great Britain. She earned bronze at the World Championships in 2019.

Rikako Ikee

Country: Japan

Sport: Swimming

She is the most popular athlete in Japan. During the Olympic trials. She won four events that include 50m butterfly, 100m butterfly, 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, held in April in Tokyo. In 2018, she was diagnosed with Leukaemia. After three years, she is representing Japan at Tokyo 2020.

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