Top Female Athletes of the 20th Century

Female athletes don't get enough attention. Here's the top 20 from 1900 - 2000 according to Sports Ilustrated. Unless noted, the athlete is American.
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Four Olympics (84 ,88, 92, 96) -- three gold, one silver, two bronze; heptathlon and long jump
Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Two gold medals in track and field at the 1932 Summer Olympics, 10 LPGA major championships.
Babe Didrikson Zaharias
Tennis -- 39 Grand Slam titles, helped found the WTA
Billie Jean King
Norwegian figure skater -- three Olympic (28, 32, 36) gold medals, and ten world championships
Sonja Henie
Czechoslovakian (later American) Tennis player -18 Grand Slam singles titles, 31 major women's doubles titles, 10 major mixed doubles titles.
Martina Navratilova
Tennis - 18 Grand Slam singles championships, three doubles titles.
Chris Evert
Speedskater -- 1984, 88, 92, 94 Winter Olympics, 5 gold, 1 bronze
Bonnie Blair
Sprinter - 1956 and 1960 Olympics, 3 golds, 1 bronze
Wilma Rudolph
Romanian Gymnast - 1976 and 1980 Olympics, 5 golds, 3 silver, 1 bronze`
Nadia Comaneci
Swimmer - 1984 Olympics, three golds. And five time world champion
Tracy Caulkins
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Sprinter - 1984 and 1988 Olympics, three golds, two silver. Steroid or HGH use?
Florence Griffith Joyner
Soccer - Women's National Team, Forward , 1987 - 2004, 158 goals.
Mia Hamm
Golf - 1977 - 2003, 48 LPGA championships, three majors
Nancy Lopez
German Tennis player - 22 Grand Slam singles titles, 1988 and 1992 Olympics, 1 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze
Steffi Graf
Basketball - USC 1982 - 1986, 2 NCAA Championship, 1984 Olympics, gold, FIBA Championship - 1 gold, 1 silver
Cheryl Miller
Australian Tennis player - 1960 - 1977, 24 Grand Slam singles titles, 19 doubles, 21 mixed doubles
Margaret Court
Swimmer - 1988 and 1992 Olympics, 3 golds, 1 bronze
Mary T Meagher
Soviet (Belarus now American) Gymnast - 1972 and 1976 Olympics, 4 golds, 2 silver
Olga Korbut
Figure Skater - 1968 Olympics, gold medal, 1966 - 1968, 3x World Champion
Peggy Fleming
Distance Runner - 1984 Summer Olympics, gold
Joan Benoit Samuelson
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Level 69
Aug 19, 2016
Bonnie Blair was a speedskater, not a figure skater.
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Level 83
Aug 19, 2016
I knew that -- but somehow screwed up - thanks. Corrected
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Level 48
Aug 19, 2016
Expected to see Maria Mutola in here. Possible addition?
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Level 83
Aug 19, 2016
Its the top 20 according to Sports Illustrated which explains why has a slight American bias.