Famous Female Athletes

The 10 Fittest Women in History

These women shattered barriers and paved the way for future fitness-oriented females

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Between racking up Olympic medals, clobbering long-standing records and busting through gender barriers, these 10 exceptional ladies have paved the way for generations of women to come. (Search: Best Female Athletes) Read on to discover some of the most outstanding feats of female fitness over the past century.

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