These women are some of the most versatile talents the world has ever known. Perhaps, they hail from several sports across the globe, only to stun their fans with their honorary athletic endeavors. Still, nothing has stopped them from masking their beauty with eternal gorgeousness! From World Cup winners to Olympic Gold medalists, and even professional surfers, this article is all about celebrating some of the most beautiful athletes in the world.
Starting with Paige Spiranac—she walks with the cake as one of the most gorgeous athletes in the world! The ex-golfer and social media personality is no stranger to flaunting her stunning statistics to her 2.9 million Instagram followers. Spiranac, who is a podcast host and a model, turned pro in 2015 after playing golf for the San Diego State University and University of Arizona. The 27-year-old golfer is profoundly known for her daring outfits, elevating her personality off the ground too.
The German track and field star is one of the most promising talents for the national team. That's because Alica Schmidt assures that she's going to be an easy target to keep an eye on in the upcoming years. Reportedly Alica is Borussia Dortmund's new fitness coach, and her achievement and socialite status has eventually taken social media by storm.
The former Wimbledon finalist eventually stretched her winning streak to four matches—a feat that's recognized in Eugenie's name for the first time in two years. Cheers flooded when the tennis star beat top-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova in the second round of the 2020 Istanbul Tennis Championship. The 26-year-old player is also the first Canadian athlete to represent Canada in the final of a Grand Slam tournament, specifically in the singles, and to bag the runner-up title in the series.
The Ukrainian athlete mainly competes in the high jump. Surprisingly, Yuliya Levchenk is just 22, but that hasn't stopped her from dreaming big. Perhaps, the young and promising athlete has proved that age is just a number and not a barricade against one's deep-rooted aspirations. She has also competed at the Olympic level and walked with a silver medal at the 2017 World Championships.
The North Carolina Courage defender has made around 61 appearances for the National Women's Soccer League—the highest division of women's soccer in the United States. The 27-year-old defender is a reliable player when it comes to tackling. The pacey and incredible distributor out of the back, Dahlkemper is extremely unstoppable and continues to cement her feat as the USWNT's most-preferred choice center for upcoming years. The center back bagged an NCAA National Championship with UCLA in 2013, and from then on, all she does is just win—no matter what!
Emmi Peltonen began breathing life into her passion for figure skating when she was just 3. The Finnish athlete is a popular face in figure skating/ice skating. Her achievement at such a young age proves one thing straight—she was born to be on the ice! The daughter of a former ice skater-ice hockey duo who played for the NHL's Nashville Predators is now the promising skating star, especially after she bagged the 2017 FBMA Trophy championship title. The young talent has also grabbed her place in the top ten at three European Championships.
The Canadian beach volleyball player is also the proud owner of seven Canadian national titles. Now, that also includes the CIS women's volleyball championship in 2014! The 27-year-old sportswoman is profoundly known for her left blocker status at the game. Currently, Taylor Pischke plays for the University of Manitoba. She was born in Canada but eventually moved to California, and picked up beach volleyball. Taylor has played both the singles and doubles and even has a degree in Micro-Biology!
The American soccer player has scored over 50 goals in her sport-studded international career. Christen Press has been part of two World-Cup winning teams, making it clear why she was signed in by the Manchester United Women Football Club in September this year. Press was signed along with midfielder Tobin Heath, with whom she bagged the 2019 Women's World Cup in France. Perhaps, guess the decision is undoubtedly a no-brainer, especially when you have a chance to sign two soccer players who joined forces to walk away with the victory!
Russian tennis player Vitalia Diatchenko is one of the most promising tennis players right now. Born in Sochi, she has flawlessly bagged a position as the top 100 players in both singles and doubles. The 30-year-old player achieved her career-high singles when she was ranked No. 71 in 2014. That followed by a No. 60 ranking in the doubles category. Diatchenko continues to give it her best shot in the IFT tour!
Elena Radionova is a former figure skater who shocked fans with her retirement in September this year. Perhaps, she's just 21 and the announcement surfaced quite some disappointment among fans who craved to see her make it big in the sport. Radionova is also the 2015 World Championships bronze medalist and a two-time Grand Prix Final medalist. The Russian ice skater called time on her career but has vowed to remain in the sport. She even captioned on Instagram: "Figure skating will forever remain in my heart."
Robin Bone not only looks stunning, but she's an unbeatable name in the sport too. The former gymnast who diverted her niche to pole vaulting has contributed to the Canadian team at large and continues to compete in several international competitions. The six-time Canadian National team member currently holds the USport Canadian National Record.
Danica Patrick is the first female racing driver—a feat that most women only dare to dream! Perhaps, the former professional queen on the racetrack also happens to be the only woman to lead the Indy 500. Patrick was also the first woman to grab the pole position at the Daytona 500. The 38-year-old racing icon has also appeared in several commercials. Though she has retired from the sport, Patrick remains a consistent finisher on the podium with moderate success.
The American athlete primarily competes in several middle track events. Though Maggie Vessey twice represented the United States at the World Championships, the middle-distance runner never made it to the Olympics. Moreover, she hasn't become a household name in the sport too. But the 32-year-old champ from Soquel, California, managed to bag a profound name in becoming a fan-favorite in fashion.
Jacqueline Carvalho is a proud member of the Brazilian team that toasted their win at the Olympic Games in 2008 and 2012. The 36-year-old player started her career in 2002, before packing her bags to Unilever Rio de Janeiro in 2004. After shuffling across different teams, Carvalho won her fourth gold medal at the 2013 World Grand Prix and a silver at the 2015 Pan American Games.
At 36, former World Cup alpine ski racer, Lindsey Vonn, has come a long way, away from her real passion. The Olympic downhill skiing champ initially had a desire to become an F1 driver! Perhaps, she was almost at hitting it off on four wheels, but things took a U-turn after she switched to embracing a career on the snow. The alpine skier is considered one of the best women players in the sport, especially concerning her three consecutive title wins from 2008 to 2010 followed by another in 2012.
Austrian track and field athlete, Ivona Dadic, won her first competition when she was 9. Now at 26, the heptathlon athlete is not showing signs of slowing down. In 2015, Dadic won a bronze at the 2015 European U23 Championships. This was followed by another bronze medal at the 2016 Amsterdam the following year. The young and aspiring athlete even competed at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
Russian figure skater, Alina Zagitova, is the 2018 Olympic champion as well as the 2019 World champion. Success followed her name in several competitions until she made it to the victory stand with the 2018 Russian national championship. The Olympic figure skating champ sparked rumors over her future career on the snow when she threw her focus behind hosting the Russian reality TV show, "Ice Age."
The 29-year-old Russian long jumper elegantly combines beauty and power. With her long legs, stunning looks, and that magazine-cover face, Darya Klishina is the most promising blonde-haired future of Russian athletics. Surprisingly, she was the only Russian track and field participant at the World Championships in London, and Rio 2016.
A Manhattan Beach native, Alix Klineman embraced indoor volleyball when she was 8. Having inculcated a deep passion for the sport, she went on to play at Stanford and eventually competed in several competitions overseas. In her first season, Alix was voted AVP Rookie of the year. In 2019, the 30-year-old beach volleyball player was named the Best Blocker after the A-Team bagged three AVP titles.
Ukrainian native Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk predominantly competes in long jumping. The 25-year old is also a silver medalist at the 2018 European Championships. Maryna's last win was at Universiade in Italy. The 25-year-old athlete highlighted her career with a gold win, and added another feat to her sporty endeavor!
Victoria Sinitsina is yet another famous Russian figure skater to make it to the list here. She was placed both in the World and European Championships and has been ice skating from a very young age. The 2018-19 Grand Prix Final silver medalist and two-time Russian national champion bagged her last win at the 2020 European championship.
Jennie Finch is a former medal-winning Olympian who primarily excels in softball. The 40-year-old Olympian who's impeccably gorgeous is arguably one of the most recognizable softball players in the world. Finch set an N.C.A.A record over three seasons with her 60 consecutive pitching wins. The Olympian's marketability reached great heights when she was named People's most beautiful woman in 2004. Does it surprise you to know that Finch was also on the cover of Sports Illustrated edition in 2005?!
Brazilian volleyball player Thaisa Menezes won back-to-back gold at the Olympics in 2008 and 2012. The world champion is also one of the most beautiful Brazilian athletes we've ever seen. Apart from her Olympic wins, Thaisa has bagged numerous Best Blocker and Best Spiker Awards and is considered the best Brazilian player in the sport of all time.
Norwegian snowboarder Silje Norendal is an epitome of perfection when it comes to competing in Big Air and slopestyle. Perhaps, she even bagged a gold in women's slopestyle in the Winter X Games Europe in 2013. Norendal's noteworthy victories in the sport garnered enough attention she needed to call her one of the top snowboarders in the world.
American professional golfer Cheyenne Woods already had golf in her body and soul being Tiger Wood's niece. The Arizonan native won two state championships and made her way to Wake Forest to play college. Currently, the 30-year-old golfer is focusing on her European and LPGA Tour.
Brazilian big wave surfer Maya Gabeira holds the Guinness World Record for surfing the biggest ever wave by a female. She was introduced to surfing when she was a teenager, and eventually went on to become the first woman to surf Tahiti's Teahupoo and California's Ghost Tree. Reportedly, the 33-year-old surfer could've ended up in ballet, but she's now chasing the world's gigantic waves!
Russian professional tennis player Maria Sharapova called it quits when she announced her retirement from the sport early this year. The former No.1 tennis player and five-time Grand Slam champ made her retirement official, not at any press conference, but in an essay she penned for Vogue and Vanity Fair! Off the court, the retired tennis champion has built an empire in modeling and business.
Russian figure skater Adelina Sotnikova might have retired from the sport, but that hasn't stopped her from being remembered for her achievements. The two-time European silver medalist and 2014 Olympic champion called it quits owing to a back injury. However, when it comes to flaunting the looks department, the Russian athlete has all it takes to get the spotlight back on her again!
American goalkeeper Hope Solo is the right amount of everything if you're looking for a real wild card entry! The 39-year-old soccer goalie has been in the headlines not only for her sport but for some off the field stories too. Hope even helped the US Women's National Soccer Team bag gold at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Dutch field hockey player Ellen Hoog became a pivotal part of the national team in 2004 and has played in 127 matches since then. She also brought home Olympic gold medals in 2008 and 2012, adding one more achievement with a silver medal in 2016. Ellen is also a member of the Amsterdamsche Hockey & Bandy Club.
25-year-old Lexi Thompson is one of the up and coming golfers. She was just 12 when she qualified for the US Women's Open and earned her first pro card at 15. The American professional golfer has already won a major, and it looks like the sport is entirely through and through her as both her brothers are on tour as well!
American tennis player Sloane Stephens achieved her career-best ranking at No. 3 in the world after Wimbledon in 2018. Perhaps, Stephens was built in an athletic family as both her parents were top athletes in football and swimming. She had a US Open win in 2017 and finished runner-up at the 2018 French Open.
French footballer Louisa Necib spent the majority of her career at Lyon, flaunting 18 titles with the French club over a nine-year field journey. Moreover, Necib is one of the top soccer players to showcase her game in the French National Team. She also sported club soccer at Lyon.
It's no surprise that Caroline Wozniacki is a former world No. 1 in women's singles! Perhaps, she became the first Scandinavian woman to hold a top-ranking position in the Open Era. She retired from professional tennis following her final stint in the Australian Open 2020. Wozniacki has a stunning array of 30 WTA singles titles and even made her way to the Summer Olympics quarterfinals.
Forget the bikini model stereotype. American professional surfer Alana Blanchard is much more than that! Perhaps, she has two things on her plate as of now! Whether it's taking the world by storm with her Instagram photos or playing with the colossal waves, the 30-year-old surfer has grown up to more than just a blonde beauty, especially after she was labeled the "Anna Kournikova of Surfing!"
Australian beach volleyball player Mariafe Artacho del Solar is the proud owner of five gold medals at the World Tour. The Peru native's first major break came in 2007 when she was signed to represent Australia at the U19 World Championships. In 2016, she made her beach volleyball debut at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
American professional surfer-model Anastasia Ashley is still going heavy on the fierce waves in competitions all over the world. Now, the bonafide socialite adds modeling to her resume, along with a bunch of other gigs that add to her multi-faceted status. Apart from keeping her sport high-tided, the pro surfer is also active with swimsuit and magazine cover photoshoots.
Hungarian swimmer Zsuzsanna Jakabos competed in several Olympic events, giving some name and fame to her freestyle relay swimming. The former Hungarian Swimmer of the Year eventually attracted the attention of the media for her polished nails and lipstick, while competing at the 2012 London Olympic Games.
American mixed martial artist Paige Vanzant has several colors on her professional palette apart from the sport. The flyweight competitor has also appeared on several TV shows, and as you can see, she has the face of a TV personality already! The Oregon native was brought up in a world of jazz and ballet since her parents owned a studio. But the 26-year-old sportswoman decided to mend her ways with martial arts instead.
American pro surfer Sage Erickson has been surfing in the Hawaiian and Californian waves her entire life. She is also one of the top surfers in the world—a feat she notched after battling five years on the Championship Tour. In 2017, Erickson bagged her first Championship Tour victory at the Vans US Open of Surfing. That year, she eventually cracked the Top 10 ranking on the Jeep Leaderboard for the second time!
Hilary Knight is one of the most celebrated players in the world of ice hockey! While Knight considers ice hockey her everything, she's balancing her passion off the ice as well. The 31-year-old American forward has been balancing two different proportions as an ice hockey player and the marketing face of the women's professional ice hockey league.
Australian beauty Michelle Jenneke is known for two pivotal aspects that shaped her life—modeling and sports. Speaking of the latter, she's a silver medalist for the 100 meters hurdles at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics. The 27-year-old hurdler-model star infamously performed a "jiggling" dance at the World Junior Championship, and it went viral instantly, giving fans a glimpse of her signature routine.
Australian former professional basketball player Erin Phillips has been a superpower of the young League. After an adulting sporting career starring on several basketball courts, she decided to return to her first love, football. Her decision after two decades gave a glimpse to fans that she was about to stamp her name in the sport. Phillips played nine seasons for five different teams and is also a two-time WNBA champion.
Swiss racing driver Cyndie Allemann initially began her career in karting. Later, she moved to cars in the 2004 Renault Speed Trophy and finished 6th in the tournament. The world-class driver, brand ambassador, and top athlete is always a fan favorite since many believe that she was born for speed! Her 21-year-old career on the racetracks has seen Allemann compete in different series around the world.
Guess these gorgeous sportswomen are going to remain in history as some of the most stunning bombshells who've taken the world by storm! Maybe spilling some sweat often does make one toned and in shape like them, right?! Who's your favorite female athlete among these? Let us know what you think about their achievements too! Please share your thoughts with us, and don't forget to click the "Share" button!