Women since past have been inspiring other women and men in the field of sport, these 10 women were not only the best in their sports category, they are legends now. Read the article to know who these 10 world renowned female sports persons are.

1. Caster Semenya.

Caster Semenya after winning gold for the women’s 800 meter race in the Berlin Olympics, the athlete was caught in a gender testing controversy for her “ambiguous” build, according to the New York Times. She rose above that and won a silver medal in the 2011 and 2012 Olympics. Her story is amongst the most inspirational.

2. Ilse Hayes.

Ilse Hayes was diagnosed with Stargardts disease, which affects the vision and ability to see details, at age 11. Despite this, Hayes became the world’s fastest female sprinter at the 2015 Brazilian Paralympics.