Women have been going abreast with men in all types of sports,leaving none behind and turned to be amazing and competitive basketball players, tennis players, swimmers, and others. Here we will be telling you about the best female swimmers of the World for the period between 2001-2010 and showed their dominance.
Inge de Bruijn, Netherlands
Inge de Bruijn is a Dutch former swimmer, and a four-time Olympic champion and world record holder. She was born on 24 August, 1973 in Barendrecht, South Holland.
Natalie Coughlin, United States
Natalie Anne Coughlin is an American swimmer known for winning 11 Olympic medals. She was born on August 23, 1982 in Vallejo, California.
Hannah Stockbauer, Germany
Hannah Stockbauer is a German female athlete. She is active in swimming, and a five time world champion. She was born on 7 January, 1982 in Nuremberg, Bayern.
Yana Klochkova, Ukraine
Yana Oleksandrivna Klochkova, born on 7 August, 1982 in Simferopol is a Ukrainian swimmer, who has won five Olympic medals in her career, with four of them being gold.
Leisel Jones, Australia
Leisel Marie Jones OAM, born on 30 August 1985 in Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia is an Australian Olympic gold medalist swimmer.
Laure Manaudou, France
Laure Manaudou, born on 9 October, 1986 in Villeurbanne, Rhône was a French Olympic, world and European champion swimmer. She is the daughter of a French father and a Dutch mother.
Stephanie Rice, Australia
Stephanie Louise Rice OAM, born on 17 June, 1988 in Brisbane, Queensland is an Austalian swimmer. She currently holds the world record in the 400m women's individual medley, and won three gold medals at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
Federica Pellegrini, Italy
Federica Pellegrini, born on 5 August, 1988 is an Italian swimmer. A native of Mirano, in the province of Venice, she is currently the women's 200m freestyle (long course and short course) and 400 m (long course) freestyle world record holder. Pellegrini is the first female Olympic champion in the history of Italian swimming. She is also the only Italian swimmer to have set world records in more than one event.
Rebecca Soni, United States
Rebecca Soni is an American breaststroke swimmer and three-time (one gold, two silver) Olympic medalist. She currently holds the world record in the 100 and 200m breaststroke (short course) and is a former world-record holder in the 100 and 200 m breaststroke (long course). Soni was born on March 18 in Freehold Borough, New Jersey in 1987.