Thousand's of women have competed. I think the most women were probably in the women's skating competition.
3,684 women athletes competed in the 1996 Olympics held in Atlanta, Georgia.
19 women competed in three sports (golf, croquet, tennis) at the 1900 Games in Paris, the first Olympics where women competed.
A total of 464 athletes competed in the 1928 Winter Olympics (438 men, 26 women).
88 countries competed in the 2010 olympics.
2,622 athletes participated in 2010 winter olympics.
There were no Winter Olympics in 1942.
Canada had 206 athletes competing at the 2010 Olympics.
37 female athletes