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Top 10 Most Powerful Muslim Female Athletes Of All Time


The 10 Most Powerful Muslim Women Athletes in History

This article is dedicated to the sports achievements of the Muslim Female Athletes In History who have gained fame and success through their participation in sports, and their sportsmanship which eventually made their names in history.

Here are the top 10 female Muslim athletes of all time


10. Ghada Shouaa

Olympic Century: Ghada Shouaa - The One and Only, Pt. 2

Ghada Shouaa (Arabic: غادة شعاع‎; born September 10, 1972) is a retired Syrian heptathlete. At the 1996 Summer Olympics, she won her country’s first and …

Syrian Ghada Shouaa is well-known for her spectacular performance at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. She won the gold medal in her heptathlon. Ghada won many medals at the Asian Games and World Games.



9. Rubab Raza

Rubab Raza is an Olympic and national-record-holding swimmer from Pakistan. She became Pakistan’s first female Olympic swimmer when she swam at 2004 …

Rubab Raza is another impressive athlete to add to our list. Rubab Raza was just 13 years old when her participation at the Athens Games 2004 made her Pakistan’s youngest Olympian. Her name is now in history because she joined the 50-meter freestyle swim.



8. Shiekha Latifa Bint Ahmed Al Maktoum

Latifah bint Ahmed bin Juma Al Maktoum (born 27 September 1985) is an equestrian athlete from the United Arab Emirates who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics …

Sheikha Maktoum, an equestrian, has won many medals at regional championships. They recently praised Sheikha Maktoum for winning the silver medal at the Asian Games 2010.


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7. Nawal El Moutakawel

Nawal El Moutawakel is a Moroccan former hurdler, who won the inaugural women’s 400 metres hurdles event at the 1984 Summer Olympics and was the first …

Morocco’s Nawal El Moutakawel, a Muslim female athlete, is a great hero. Nawal is a pioneer in the history of the 400-meter hurdle, which she won at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. She is also the first Muslim woman to be elected to the International Olympic Committee (IOC). In 2010, they awarded her the Laureus Achievement Award.



6. Sheikha Maitha Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Maktoum

Sheikha Maitha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (Arabic: ميثاء بنت محمد بن راشد آل مكتوم‎; born 5 March 1980) is karate, taekwondo, polo athlete and …

Sheikha Maktoum, a competitor in martial arts and a medal-holder, is Sheikha Maktoum. She was awarded silver at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha. She also participated in Taekwondo in the Olympics 2008. As the first woman from the Gulf to carry the UAE flag at the 2008 Olympics, she holds a world record.



5. Kiran Khan


Kiran Khan. 9x southAsian&IslamicGames gold medalist Olympian Swimmer 22x national champion 379 Gold medals. UNICEF Ambassador Tamgha e Imtiaz.

Kiran Khan, a Pakistani Muslim female athlete, is another example of an inspiring Muslim female athlete. She is a world record holder in swimming and represented Pakistan at the Asian Commonwealth games as well as the 2008 Beijing Olympics.



4. Rania El Wani

Dr Rania Elwani (Arabic: رانيا علواني‎; born 14 October 1977) is an Egyptian Olympic and former African Record holding swimmer. She swam for Egypt in 1992, …
Sport: Swimming
Nationality: Egypt
Born: 14 October 1977 (age 43); Giza‎, ‎Egypt‎
Club: Al Ahly SC

Rania El Wani, an Egyptian swimmer, competed in the Olympic Games and other African competitions three times. She won four medals in 1999, 1999, and 1999 African championships. Wani also won medals at the 1999 Arab Games and 1997 Mediterranean Games.


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3. Roqaya Al Gassra

112 Roqaya Al Gassra Photos and Premium High Res Pictures - Getty Images

Ruqaya Al-Ghasra is a Bahraini athlete. She was one of the first women to represent Bahrain at the Olympic Games, by taking part in the women’s 100 metres …

Ruqayya Al Gassra hails from Bahrain Roqaya Al Gassra. At the Asian Games 2006 in Doha she won a gold medal for the 200-meter sprint and a bronze medal in the 100-meter dash. She won medals at the Asian indoor as well as Arabian championships. She was the first person to wear a hijab at the 2004 Olympics. She is an inspiration. In the end, she was named the flag bearer for Bahrain at the Olympics 2008.



2. Hassiba Boulmerka

Hassiba Boulmerka - IOC — Google Arts & Culture

Hassiba Boulmerka (Arabic: حسيبة بولمرقة‎, born 10 July 1968) is a former Algerian middle-distance athlete. Contents. 1 Career; 2 Post-athletics career.

Hassiba Boulmerka from Algeria, a sporting hero, is now the second female Muslim athlete to win the Olympic gold medal. Hassiba competed in the 1500-meter race in 1992, winning which earned her country its first Olympic gold medal.



1. Laila Ali

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Lila Amaria Ali (born December 30, 1977) is an American television personality and retired professional boxer who competed from 1999 to 2007.
Wins by KO: 21
Nickname(s): She Bee Stingin’; Madame Butte…
Wins: 24

Our first pick is Laila Ali, a US-born daughter of Muhammad Ali. She was a prominent boxer and became a boxing champion like her father. Laila was a three-time world champion.

She revealed that she had been unbeaten throughout her career. This is an incredible record in female boxing history. Laila Ali, a retired boxing champion, has transformed her career to become a businesswoman. She is now an entrepreneur, running her beauty products line and making make-up.


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Here is a quick recap of the Top 10 Most Powerful Muslim Female Athletes Of All Time.

    1.  Laila Ali
    2. Hassiba Boulmerka
    3.  Roqaya Al Gassra
    4.  Rania El Wani
    5.  Kiran Khan
    6. Shiekha Maitha Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Maktoum
    7. Nawal El Moutakawel
    8. Shiekha Latifa Bint Ahmed Al Maktoum
    9.  Rubab Raza
    10. Ghada Shouaa
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