5 women good enough to compete in men's sport

5 women good enough to compete in men's sport

In most sports, Women compete seperately from men for obvious reasons but some women have shown they have the talent to compete with men in their sport.

These women show regularly and on a competition basis that what a man can do, a woman can better. They have also shown they are not scared of imposing themselves in their sport where they are dominant.

For the sake of this article, these women are currently involved in their sport (not retired) and have been approved and confirmed to be women.

1. Serena Williams (American)

Everyone knows about the greatest female tennis player of all time. She has sometimes even been considered as the greatest sportsperson of all time due to her dominance in her sport.

5 women good enough to compete in men's sport

Serena Williams is considered the greatest tennis player by many

She is head and shoulders above the rest of her peers. Williams holds the most major titles in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles combined amongst active tennis players.

Her Wikipedia page is full of achievements only few can dream of.

2. Marta (Brazilian)

Considered the greatest female footballer ever by many, Brazilian-born Marta won five consecutive FIFA player of the year award between 2006 and 2016. Even Lionel Messi cannot beat that.

5 women good enough to compete in men's sport

Marta in action for Brazilian

Marta is a skillful dribbler and the way she plays around the pitch with the ball can make you forget she is just a woman. She would however need to bulk up to compete with men as she is slight in frame.

3. Caster Semanya (South African)

The South African has courted controversy over her gender. She has female reproductive organs but she reportedly produces three times the amount of testosterone produced by normal women.

5 women good enough to compete in men's sport

Caster Semanya

Semenya won gold in the women's 800 metres at the 2009 World Championships. She also won silver medals at the 2011 World Championships and the 2012 Summer Olympics, both in the 800 metres.

She was also the winner of the gold medal in the 800 metre event at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

4. Abby Wambach (American)

Wambach is considered one of the greatest female strikers of all time in soccer. The two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA Women's World Cup champion is also a six-time winner of the U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year award.

5 women good enough to compete in men's sport

Abby Wambach is a very strong center-forward

As a forward, she currently stands as the highest all-time goal scorer for the national team and holds the world record for international goals for both female and male soccer players with 184 goals.

Wambach was awarded the 2012 FIFA World Player of the Year and she was also noted for scoring a lot of her goals with her head and many female players consider her the strongest they ever played with or against.

5. Valerie Adams (New Zealand)

Adams, a shot-putter by profession, is one of only nine athletes (along with Usain Bolt, Veronica Campbell-Brown, Jacques Freitag, Yelena Isinbayeva, Kirani James, Jana Pittman, Dani Samuels, and David Storl) to win world championships at the youth, junior, and senior level of an athletic event.

5 women good enough to compete in men's sport

Adams is a New Zealand shot putter

She is the first woman to win four consecutive individual titles at the world track and field championships.

Source: Sports.naija.ng

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