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Top 10 Best Female Archers in the world [2023 Ranking]

Four million, yes, four million, women participate in archery, accounting for one-third of professional archers. That number is truly amazing! We simply refer to them as the world’s greatest archers, despite the fact that the term “archeress” appears in several dictionaries.

The top ten female archers on this list will leave you speechless. At the 1986 Asian Games, one of the greatest female archers ever won a gold medal in the team competition and a bronze medal in the individual competition.

She also won two consecutive world titles as a soloist and as part of a team in 1989 and 1991. In 2011, Kim was named the Female Archer of the 20th Century by the International Archery Federation.

Top 10 Best Female Archers in the world [2023 Ranking] :

10. An San โ€“ South Korea :

An San is a South Korean female recurve archer. She won two gold medals in the mixed team and women’s team events at the 2020 Summer Olympics. In the Women’s Individual Archery Ranking Round, An also set a new Olympic Record with 680 points during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

The young archer, one of the best of her generation, has also participated in the Berlin World Archery Cup in 2019.

9. Elena Osipova Elena โ€“ Russia :

One of Russia’s best female archers is Aleksandrovna Osipova. She won gold in the mixed team recurve and women’s team recurve competitions at the 2021 European Archery Championships in Antalya, Turkey. Additionally, she participated in the women’s individual competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics.

At the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei, Taiwan, Elena won bronze in the women’s team recurve competition. At the 2019 Military World Games held in Wuhan, China, one of the best female archers won silver in the women’s team competition.

8. Zheng Yichai โ€“ China :

Zheng Yichai, a Chinese archer, is one of the world’s best female archers. She won individual and team silver medals at the 2019 Asian Archery Championships in Bangkok, Thailand. In the mixed team competition at the 2019 Military World Games in Wuhan, China, she and Feng Hao won silver.

7. Ksenia Perova โ€“ Russia :

Russian woman Ksenia Vitalyevna Perova is an archer. She competed in the Women’s team event at the 2012 Summer Olympics and continued her participation in the 2016 Summer Olympics. She did so as a national representative. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Ksenia finished fourth with the Russian women’s team and fifth as an individual.

She finished 17th in the individual competition at the Olympics in 2016; however, she won a silver medal in the team competition, where Russia lost to South Korea in the final.

6. Lei Chien-Ying โ€“ Taiwan :

Lei Chien-Ying, a Taiwanese archer, is regarded as one of the best female archers. At the Summer Olympics in 2012, she represented her country in the women’s solo and team events. Additionally, Lei represented Chinese Taipei at the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics in 2016, where she and Tan Ya-Ting won bronze in the women’s team competition.

At the 2019 World Championships in Hertogenbosch, she won a gold medal.

5. Lisa Barbelin โ€“ France :

In June 2021, Lisa Barbelin became the world’s best competitor after winning a recurving competition at the European archers. She has previously won a number of medals at the World Youth Archery Championships, and in 2019, she placed third in a world cup archery competition. In February 2020, Barbelin won the French women’s Olympic selection test event.

She was the first Frenchwoman to win a European Archery Championship since Bรฉrengรจre Schuh in 2008. One of the world’s best female archers, Lisa is widely regarded.

4. Deepika Kumari โ€“ India :

India’s Deepika Kumari is a professional archer. She practices archery and is currently rated No. one worldwide. At the Commonwealth Games in 2010, she won a gold medal in the women’s individual recurve competition. She and Bombayala Devi, along with Dola Banerjee, won gold in the women’s team recurve competition.

Deepika has won gold in two of the three stages of the World Cupโ€”one in Guatemala and the other in Paris. She regained the top spot in the Paris World Cup after nine years in the process.

3. Lisa Unruh โ€“ Germany :

Lisa Unruh led the German team to a fourth-place finish at the European Championships, which was her first international competition. In European and World Indoor Championships as well as World Cup stages, Unruh has won individual and team medals, as well as a silver medal at the 2012 Indoor World Cup.

In 2014, she qualified for the World Cup Final for the first time. At the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Germany’s Unruh, one of the greatest female archers, won a silver medal. Her nation had never won an individual medal at an Olympic Games before her silver medal.

2. Chae-young โ€“ South Korea :

Chae-young is one of the best female archers in South Korea, and the name “The Destroyer” comes from her dominance of the sport over many years. Although the World Archery Federation has her ranked third, many consider her to be the best female archer in the world.

Young won three gold medals at the 2017 Archery World Championships in Mexico City and the 2019 Archery World Championships in Hertogenbosch, Netherlands. He also won one gold medal at the 2018 Asian Games, the 2019 Hyundai Archery World Cup, and the 2018 games in Jakarta.

1. Kim Soo-nyung โ€“ South Korea :

Kim Soo-nyung represented South Korea on the Olympic archery teams in 1988, 1992, and 2000. Most people think that Soo-Nyang is the best female archer ever. At the tender age of 17, she won individual and team gold medals in her Olympic debut in 1988 and quickly became a hometown hero.

Kim won four Olympic gold medals, three for the team event in 1988, 1992, and 2000, and one for the individual event in 1988. In the individual events, she took home a silver medal in 1992 and a bronze medal in 2000.

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