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Best U.S. Female Olympian ESPY Award

The Best U.S. Female Olympian ESPY Award has been presented annually since 2009 to the sportswoman or team affiliated with the United States Olympic Committee and contesting sport internationally adjudged to be the best. The award serves in practice to replace the Best Female Olympic Performance ESPY Award, which was presented in 2005, and the Best U.S. Olympian ESPY Award presented in 2006.

Balloting for the award is undertaken by fans over the Internet from amongst between three and five choices selected by the ESPN Select Nominating Committee, and the award is conferred in June to reflect performance and achievement over the twelve months previous.

List of winners

Year Athlete Sport and discipline or event contested Other nominees
2009 Shawn Johnson Gymnastics Natalie Coughlin (swimming)

Dawn Harper (track & field)
Nastia Liukin (gymnastics)

2010 Lindsey Vonn[1] Downhill skiing

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