Prominent women figures in sports
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Serena Williams and Venus Willliams
Black sisters who are professional tennis players.
Female Indy Car and NASCAR driver; 1st female to lead during any stage of the Indy 500
has emerged as one of the biggest stars in MMA.
finished her six-year reign as England captain in 2005 by leading her team to the first Ashes victory in 42 years. She became head of England cricket in 2008.
, captain of the England women's hockey team
is a British boxer and the first woman to win an Olympic gold in the sport when she won the flyweight division and became a poster girl for London 2012.
A professional downhill mountain-biker and two-time world champion
made sporting history by winning every major title in her sport in 407 days. She is the Olympic, world and European champion, and won the overall World Cup title in 2014.
became the first woman and the youngest person (at 23) to row solo across the Indian Ocean.