Top 10 Youngest Female Sports Champions
10 Angela Ruggiero
Angela Marie Ruggiero is a former defenseman of American ice hockey, a gold medalist and a four-time Olympian. Angela Ruggiero was born on Jan 3rd 1980, and was a fan of American ice hockey. On several occasions she represented her country, and she did wonders for her homeland. The in-game perfection was tremendous. The entire world has recognized her game and talent, and has awarded her many titles. She now joins the International Olympic Committee.
9 Ellen van Dijk
Eleonora Maria “Ellen” van Dijk is a professional road cyclist from the Netherlands who is currently riding for the UCI Women’s WorldTeam Trek – Segafredo. She was also a track cyclist until 2012 apart from road cycling. Van Dijk is known as a time trial specialist and is World Champion five times. Ellen van Dijk is a Dutch professional cyclist and rides for the Boels Dolmans Cycling Team, born in February 1987. She cycles along both roads and tracks. She has a great record in her career and, at a very young age, she is four-time world champion. She is known as specialist in time trail.
8 Irina Slutskaya
Irina Eduardovna Slutskaya is a former Russian figure skater. She is a double World Champion, twice Olympic medalist, seven-time European Champion, four-time Grand Prix Final Champion and four-time Russian National Champion. On the Grand Prix circuit, she won a total of 17 titles overall. She is also known with a foot change for her trademark double Biellmann spin which she also invented. In general, she is considered the most successful female singles skater in Russian history.
7 Hannah Teter
American snowboarder Hannah Teter. She is an Olympic champion, having captured the gold medal in halfpipe at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino, Italy and silver at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games.
6 Yani Tseng
Yani Tseng is a Taiwanese professional golfer playing on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour. She is the youngest player ever, male or female, to win five major championships and was ranked number 1 in the Women’s World Golf Rankings for 109 consecutive weeks from 2011 to 2013.
5 Sasha Cohen
On 26 Oct 1984 Sasha Cohen was born. She is a United States figure skater. She is three-time world champion and won silver medal at the 2006 Olympics, as well as winning the 2003 Grand Prix Final Championship and 2006 U.S. championship. Her best season was when she captured Skate America’s gold medal in 2003 and Skate Canada’s 2003 and was among the youngest female sports champions.
4 Martina Hingis
Martina Hingis had been the 20th century’s youngest Grand Slam singles champion. In 1993 she became the youngest player to win a junior Grand Slam title, the French Open, aged 12. In 1995, when she advanced to the Australian Open 2nd round, she became the youngest player to win a match at a Grand Slam tournament. In 1996, when she teamed up with Helena Sukova to win the women’s doubles title at 15 years 9 months, Hingis became the youngest Wimbledon Champion. A year later, as the undisputed No 1 world, Hingis became the twentieth century ‘s youngest Grand Slam singles champion by winning the Australian Open at age 16 3 months.
3 Dina Asher-Smith
British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith. She is the fastest British woman in recorded history, and was listed as one of the most influential people from African / African Caribbean descent in the Powerlist. In 2013, at the age of only 17 in Moscow, Dina Asher-Smith became the second youngest female athlete in history to win a medal at the World Athletics Championships as she helped the women of Great Britain secure bronze in the 4×100 m relay.
2 Amber Hill
Amber Jo Hill is a skeet-specialized English sport shooter. In a major international competition she won a total of three gold medals, spanning the ISSF World Cup series, and the inaugural European Games held in Baku, Azerbaijan. In 2013, the Berkshire 16-year-old became the youngest champion in skeet shooting at a senior World Cup. Hill finished the season in Great Britain ranked number one senior, and number five in the nation. She holds the world record in her sport for the youngest ever Senior World Cup winner, and is now gunning for more at the World Championship in Peru this year.
1 Charley Hull
Charley Hull, born on 20 March 1996, is an English professional golfer who attained success on the Ladies European Tour during her 2013 debut season, winning honors as Rookie of the Year and becoming the youngest competitor to take part in the Solheim Cup. When she won the UK National Ladies Championship at Turnberry, Hull came to public attention at the age of 9. She appeared in the British Open Pro-Am alongside Morgan Pressel at the age of 10. She has won several amateur events in the U.S. and Great Britain and ranked top-10 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking, reaching a number three high in the world.