Talented & Stunning Female Athletes
This American gymnast is recently off the market, marrying NFL player Andrew East in April 2016. After earning many gold and silver medals, Shawn retired from gymnastics at age 20. She competed and won Dancing with the Stars during its eighth season.
It’s easy to see why pole vaulter Allison Stokke became an internet sensation when images of her competing were posted on sports blog With Leather. She is an American track and field athlete and also a sports model for brands such as Nike and Athleta.
She’s a knockout who can deliver a knockout! Regina Halmich is one of the most successful female boxers in Germany. Now retired, Halmich keeps busy running her cosmetics business and modeling.
Choi Ye-eun’s very popular in South Korea for both her fitness and her pole vaulting skills. She placed 4th in pole vaulting during the 2014 Asian Games.
Anna Kournikova was a very popular professional tennis player. For awhile, she was the most commonly searched named on Google. She retired at the young age of 21 because of serious back and spinal problems. She still plays an occasional game, but usually for fun or charity instead of competition.
Sara Galimberti is an Italian track and field athlete. She is most known for on track running. In 2009 she was crowned Miss Lombardia, the beauty queen of Northern Italy.
The face of skiing, Lindsey Vonn, has had a VERY successful career. She’s from St. Paul, Minnesota, but spends most of her time in Vail, Colorado. She has endorsed countless products and continues to train and compete in skiing .
Serena is a slamming hot tennis player! She is number 1 in women’s singles tennis and brought the style of power tennis back to popularity. In addition to tennis, she does endorsements, acting, writing, and is part owner of the Miami Dolphins. She is sitting pretty as the 2nd highest paid female athlete.
Ellen Hoog made the winning shot in 2012 for her Netherlands Women’s National Field Hockey team during the Olympics. She has been with the team since 2004 and won Olympic gold twice.
Mckayla Maroney won silver for gymnastics valuting in 2012 and briefly looked “not impressed” on the podium. Her expression was captured in a photo that quickly became an internet sensation. She went on to win gold in vaulting in 2013 during the World Championships. She has since retired and made her acting debut in CW’s TV series, Hart of Dixie.
Amanda Beard is a seven-time Olympic medalist in swimming. She is still active in swimming today. In 2007, she posed nude for Playboy. She also has a side job as a sports corespondent.
Bia and Branca Feres
Not one, but two Brazilian bombshells. Bia and Brance, identical twins, are synchronized swimmers. They took 2nd place in the 2005 Pan American Junior Games in Orlando. They also model and act.
This left-handed British tennis beauty delivers a mean serve. She is an all-around good player with many wins. Due to a wrist injury, she did not compete for a year and a half, but started making a comeback in 2015.
Well-known Russian tennis player, Maria Sharapova, was recently suspended from playing tennis by the International Tennis Federation after testing positive for meldonium. The case against her continues. In her free time she models and is involved in the Chernobyl Recovery programme.
Soccer player, Lauren Sesselmann grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin and played for club teams throughout the United States. In 2010, she acquired Canadian citizenship and began playing defense for the Canadian national team. She is a Olympic bronze medalist. She also produced a DVD called, Fit As A Pro with Lauren Sessleman.