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Tallest Female Basketball Players in the World (WNBA)

The tallest female basketball players in the world could be seen as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), however, has been home to some of the tallest women in the world over the years. Read through this write-up carefully to get informed.

WNBA | 10 Tallest Female Basketball Players

These are the top 10 tallest female basketball players in the world:

1. Malgorzata Dydek 

With a height of 7 ft 2 inches, Malgorzata Dydek is the tallest female basketball player in the world. Malgorzata plays the center position for diverse WNBA teams. Also, Malgorzata was the popular coach of the Northside Wizards in the Queensland Basketball League, among other high honors she gained.

2. Zheng Haixia

Zheng is the 2nd tallest female basketball player with a height of 6 ft 8 inches. She is a Chinese-qualified women’s basketball player and the China women’s national basketball team. Zheng has received several awards including the FIBA Hall of Famer, etc.

3. Maria Alexandrovna Stepanova

Maria ranks third place among the tallest female basketball players in the world. She is a Russian professional basketball player with a height of 6 ft 8 inches. Some of Maria’s honors are 3-time FIBA Europe Women’s Player of the Year, Master of Sports of Russia, and others.

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4. Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Cambage

Elizabeth is another tall female basketball player with a height of 6 ft 8 inches. She is an Australian basketball player with a gold medal. Currently, Elizabeth holds the WNBA single-game scoring record, etc.

5. Brittney Griner 

Brittney is a professional basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury with a height of 6 ft 8 inches. She is the foremost NCAA basketball player to block 500 shots and score 2,000 points. Also, Brittney has received an Olympic gold medal, FIBA World Cup gold medal, and many others.

6. Lindsay Corine Taylor

Lindsay comes in the 6th position among the tallest female basketball players in the world. She has played in diverse associations like the WKBL, WNBA, LFB, WCBA, and others. Lindsay plays the center position and has a height of 6 ft 8 inches.

7. Katharen Ruth ‘Katie’ Mattera 

Katharen has a height of 6 ft 7.5 inches and is also among the tallest female basketball players in the world. She played a center position basketball player. Besides, Katharen is a deputy women’s basketball trainer at Liberty University.

8. Kara Wolters Drinan

The American basketball player Kara Wolters competed on both the university and professional basketball levels from 1997 until 2003. Kara has a height of 6 ft 7 inches and is the tallest female player in the history of the University of Connecticut women’s basketball, among other achievements.

9. Sylvia Shaqueria Fowles

Sylvia is a 36-year-old former American professional basketball player with a height of 6 ft 6 inches. She has played for both Minnesota Lynx and Chicago Sky. She has gained numerous awards including the 2005 SEC 6th Woman of the Year, Euro League Women 2010-11 All-Star MVP Award, etc.

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10. Carolyn Moos

Carolyn is well-known as a basketball player at WNBA’s Miami Sol. Some of her achievements are the 1997 Nike/WBCA All-America, 1997 Gatorade Central Region Player of the Year, and others. With a height of 6 ft 5 inches, Carolyn Moos ranks 10th place among the tallest female basketball players in the world.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the Tallest Female in the WNBA?

Margo Dydek. Standing 7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) tall, she is famous for being the tallest professional female basketball player in the world.

Who is the heaviest WNBA player?

Katie Feenstra-Mattera

Conclusion 

Basketball is a very lucrative sport for people to engage in. Some of the tallest female basketball players in the world are Malgorzata Dydek, Zheng Haixia, Carolyn Moos, etc. Check out the article above to get more details.

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