Most people watching the 2016 Olympics in Rio are interesting in gold medals and winners. But there are plenty of those who take joy from seeing beautiful women competing, focusing on the looks, instead of how good they are at sports.
And just being in the Olympics means they’re good, but some of the sexiest athletes are also the best: From Jacqueline Carvalho, the Brazilian volleyball star, to Ellen Hoog, the Dutch field hockey champion, both two-time Olympic gold medalists.
Eugenie Bouchard, Tennis
The 22-year old Canadian is ranked number 40 in the world, with her Grand Slam best being the 2014 Wimbledon final.
Jaqueline Carvalho, Volleyball
The 32 year-old Brazilian is a two-time Olympic champion from London and Beijing, and is married to a Brazilian volleyball player.
Kassidy Cook, Diving
The 21 year old from Plantation, Florida is currently studying at Stanford.
Amber Hill, Shooting
She’s also a gold medalist from the 2015 European Games in Azerbaijan.
Ellen Hoog, Field Hockey
The 30-year old Dutchwoman is a two-time Olympic champion with the Netherlands.
Zsuzsanna Jakabos, Swimming
Julie Johnston, Soccer
A relative new arrival to the American national team, Johnston is a world champion from 2015.
Darya Klishina, Long Jump
One of the Russian athletes allowed to compete in Rio, she is a two-time European Indoor gold medalist.
Ana Ivanovic, Tennis
The 28-year old Serbian star is one-time Grand Slam champion, winning the 2008 French Open. She’s currently ranked number 26 in the world.
Michelle Jenneke, 100 meters hurdles
The Australian sprinter is known for her pre-race warm up routine, and took bronze in the 2015 Universiade games.
Mikaela Mayer, Boxing
The American boxer is a three time US National champion, and will be competing in the women’s 60kg category
Alex Morgan, Soccer
The 27-year old Morgan has won the Olympic gold once with the US Team, back in London 2012.