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Best Woman Athlete by Birth State

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Alabama: Mia Hamm
Alaska: Hilary Lindh
Arizona: Kerri Strug
Arkansas: Hazel Walker
California: Billie Jean King
Colorado: Amy Van Dyken
Connecticut: Kristine Lilly
Delaware: Val Whiting-Raymond
Florida: Chris Evert
Georgia: Louise Suggs
 Hawaii: Rell Sunn
Idaho: Picabo Street
Illinois: Jackie Joyner-Kersee
Indiana: Stephanie White-McCarty
 Iowa: Denise Long
Kansas: Lynette Woodard
Kentucky:  Mary T. Meagher
Louisiana: Evelyn Ashford
Maine: Joan Benoit Samuelson
Maryland: Pam Shriver
Massachusetts: Jenny Thompson
Michigan: Serena Williams
Minnesota: Tracy Caulkins
 Mississippi:  Ruthie Bolton-Holifield
Missouri: Shannon Miller
Montana: Alice Greenough
Nebraska: Allison Weston
Nevada: Marion Jones Farquhar
 New Hampshire: Jane Blalock
New Jersey: Mary Decker Slaney
New Mexico: Catherine Carr
New York: Bonnie Blair
North Carolina: Prince Nufer Dixon
North Dakota: Pat Smykowski
Ohio: Dorothy Kamenshek
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Oregon: Margaret Osborne duPont
Pennsylvania: Betsy King
Rhode Island: Aileen Riggin Soule
South Carolina: Althea Gibson
South Dakota: Marlene Hagge
Tennessee: Wilma Rudolph
Texas: Babe Didrikson Zaharias
Utah: Jan Bucher
Vermont: Andrea Mead-Lawrence
Virginia: Benita Fitzgerald-Mosley
Washington, D.C.: Melissa Belote Ripley
Washington: Gail Devers
West Virginia: Mary Lou Retton
Wisconsin: Helene Madison
Wyoming: Karen Budge

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