Every four years, people worldwide tune in to watch the summer Olympics and marvel over their favorite athletes. These world-class athletes can be any sport and in any country and even represent a variety of genders. Their skill and determination are something we all aspire to achieve after seeing them on television.
Different types of sports are famous among men and women. Most people focus on men’s sports; however, it’s always fun to enjoy the great game accompanied by the charm of a woman. Many of us don’t know about these often short-lived women because they are the hottest Olympic athletes of all time. Let’s take a look at the list of the hottest female Olympics in 2021.
Table of Contents
- 1. Allyson Felix
- 2. Georganne Moline
- 3. Stephanie Gilmore
- 4. Janja Garnbret
- 5. Danusia Francis
- 6. Leticia Bufoni
- 7. Simone Biles
- 8. Marta Fiedina
- 9. Paige Spiranac
- 10. Sydney Laroux
- 11. Ivona Dadic
- 12. Ana Marcela Cunha
- 13. Lieke Klaver
- 14. Eugenie Bouchard
- 15. Shelina Zadorsky
- 16. Snezana Rodic
- 17. Alexandra Patricia Morgan Carrasco
- 18. Yulia Efimova
- 19. Skylar Diggins
- 20. Ivet Lalova
- 21. Fatima Diame
- 22. Yuliya Levchenko
- 23. Sally Fitzgibbons
- 24. Michelle Jenneke
- 25. Antonija Misura
- 26. Yelena Isinbayeva
- 27. Sloane Stephens
- 28. Darya Klishina
- 29. Rachel Daley
- 30. Kosovare Asllani
- 31. Anastasia Ashley
- 32. Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk
- 33. Cheyanne Woods
- 34. Elena Delle Donne
- 35. Voula Papachristou
- 36. Camila Giorgi
- 37. Morgan Mitchell
- 38. Ganzebe Dibaba
- 39. Winifer Fernandez
- 40. Alysha Newman
- 41. Christen Press
1. Allyson Felix
On November 18, 1985, Allyson Felix was born in Los Angeles, California; USAMost people know Allyson Felix for her dominant 200-meter races and the Gold she won in 2004 at Athens. However, few ever saw her when she was competing in the 400 meters. Felix had a lot of training and traveling to the Olympics, but she came out on top, winning her first Gold at Beijing.
2. Georganne Moline
Georganne Moline Stephanie Gilmore on March 6, 1990, Missoula, Montana, USA. She grew up in a tiny mining town in Montana and struggled to make ends meet. Yet, she still managed to get a college degree and pursue a career in track and field. Moline made her Olympic debut in 2008 and won Gold, the first American woman to do so since 1936.
3. Stephanie Gilmore
Stephanie Gilmore was born on January 29, 1988, in Murwillumbah, Australia. Gilmore’s hometown isn’t quite as glamorous as the beaches in California, but the beauty of this Aussie surfer girl is undeniable. And she manages to combine beauty with a great degree of talent on the board. She has won a record four world titles and has come first at the Australian National Championships each year from 2007-2010. She made her Olympic debut in 2008 and came home with a gold medal that bettered her previous three world titles.
4. Janja Garnbret
Janja Garnbret was born on March 12, 1999, in Slovenia. She was raised in a small town called Jesenice. However, she was the couple’s only child, and that wouldn’t be enough to keep her from excelling. Garnbret began competing as a junior, first in her home country and later at the first major international tournament she could attend: The European Championships. She won Gold in 2009 and took it one step further at this year’s event, winning the overall title and four other medals.
5. Danusia Francis
Danusia Francis was born on May 13, 1994, in Coventry, UK. Francis is one of the youngest women to ever compete in the Olympic games. She is also one of the most talented athletes in her sport. At just 16 years old, Francis went on to win five Gold, one silver, and one bronze medal in separate events at the 2008 Beijing games. The 19-year-old will be going for a medal again in London this year.
6. Leticia Bufoni
Leticia Bufoni was born on June 15, 1993, Guarapuava, Parana, Brazil. She is a professional skateboarder and has been since she first stepped foot on a skateboard at the age of 10. Her first major victory came in 2009 after she won the first event of the season. Four years later, Bufoni made her Olympic debut and landed a gold medal before heading back to her sponsor for more training.
7. Simone Biles
Simone Biles was born on March 14, 1997, in Columbus, Ohio, USA. At just 16 years old and weighing less than 100 pounds, it seems impossible that Biles could accomplish so much in such a short time. But she did. She took home gold in the all-around competition and then added two more gold medals at the event finals for two additional events: vault and floor exercise.
8. Marta Fiedina
Marta Fiedina was born on February 1, 2002, in Kharkiv, Ukraine Anh-Marta Vadymivna Fiedina is a Ukrainian synchronized swimmer. She is the 2018 European Aquatics Championship Champion and competed in that competition’s 49th edition in Budapest, Hungary, and finished in the Top-10.
9. Paige Spiranac
Paige Spiranac was born on December 31, 1994, in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, USA. Paige Spiranac was born on December 31, 1994, in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, USA. Paige Spiranac is an American professional golfer. Spiranac has played golf for over 13 years and competed in college at UCLA. Paige was a top-ranked amateur for many years, modeling and doing TV work. Paige was inspired by Olympic gymnasts Simone Biles. So in 2016, she decided to transition from golf to the sport of gymnastics. Spiranac started competing in Gymnastics in July 2016.
10. Sydney Laroux
On July 5, 1993, Sydney Laroux was born in Phoenix, Arizona, USA Verónica Villamil Laroux started playing soccer when she was just five years old. Her mother, Cindy Parlow, was a famous soccer player, and Sydney also played with her mother. Laroux won the NCAA Division 1 title in 2011 and 2012. She’s the third-leading scorer in Notre Dame history. In 2012, Sydney Laroux was the captain of the US U-20 team. She won Gold at the FIFA Under 20 Women’s World Cup. Laroux had also competed in the Olympics in 2016.
11. Ivona Dadic
Ivona Dadic was born on December 29, 1993, in Wels, Austria. She is a Bosnian-born Austrian track and field athlete. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the women’s triathlon event. At the 2020 Summer Olympics, she placed 8th at the Women’s 5000m race.
12. Ana Marcela Cunha
Ana Marcela Cunha was born on February 20, 1990, Cascavel, Paraná, Brazil. Ana Marcela Fabiana de Oliveira is a Brazilian athlete who specializes in hurdles. She competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the women’s 100 meters hurdles event. She has participated in three World Championships (2011, 2013, and 2015). Her best result was fifth place at Daegu in 2011.
13. Lieke Klaver
Lieke Klaver was born on July 16, 1998, Arnhem, Netherlands. Like Klaver, a Dutch track and field athlete specializing in sprinting, she represented the Netherlands at the 2019 World Athletics Championships, competing in the women’s 4×400 meters relay.
14. Eugenie Bouchard
Eugenie Bouchard was born on February 25, 1994 in Montréal, Canada. Eugenie Bouchard is a professional Canadian tennis player and an Olympian for Canada. She was ranked as high as No. 5 globally and won two WTA titles before her 22nd birthday. It looked like she would be the next big thing in tennis, but she began to struggle shortly after reaching such a high level of success. She finished 2013 as the number-100 player globally, but she has bounced back and is now ranked 41st.
15. Shelina Zadorsky
Shelina Zadorsky was born on March 10, 1993, in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. Shelina Nadeen Zadorsky is a Canadian soccer player who is currently a member of the Washington Spirit of the National Women’s Soccer League and the Canadian national team. In 2016, she won the Bronze Boot at the Rio Olympics with Canada’s team.
16. Snezana Rodic
Snezana Rodic was born on August 19, 1982; she is a Slovenian triple jumper. She won a silver medal at the World Championships in 2003, Gold medals at European Indoor Championships in 2004, 2005, and 2006. Silver medals at European Indoor Championships in 2007 and European Championships in 2009, and a bronze medal at the World Championships in 2009. She qualified for the Olympic Games 2004 and 2008, but she was forced to withdraw from both competitions due to injury. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she won the bronze medal.
17. Alexandra Patricia Morgan Carrasco
Alexandra Patricia Morgan Carrasco was born July 2, 1989, in San Dimas, California, USA. She is an American soccer player who plays as a forward for Orlando Pride at the United States Women’s National Soccer Championship and the United States national team. Morgan is a two-time Olympic gold medallist and has been included in the national team roster in four major tournaments: the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup, 2012 Summer Olympics, 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, and the 2016 Summer Olympics. She also helped set a new national team record during that last tournament. Morgan and her teammates were only eliminated in the quarterfinals, and that was after they defeated Germany, Canada, and France along the way.
18. Yulia Efimova
Yulia Efimova was born on December 10, 1992, in Yekaterinburg, Russia. She is a Russian swimmer who specializes in breaststroke. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the 200-meter breaststroke event. Efimova won silver at the 2013 World Championships. She is also a member of Russia’s winning World University Games team in 2013. She also won two European Championships gold medals in the 200-meter breaststroke. Efimova is a three-time World champion and successfully defended her title at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships.
19. Skylar Diggins
Skylar Diggins was born December 19, 1989, in South Bend, Indiana. Skylar Diggins-Smith is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Dallas Wings of the Women’s National Basketball Association. She is a former All-American guard for the University of Notre Dame team. The final pick in the 2012 WNBA draft, she was named to the Western Conference All-Star team in 2014 and 2015. Diggins also played for Tulsa Shock in the 2016 season when she was selected as part of the All-WNBA Second Team.
20. Ivet Lalova
Ivet Lalova was born on May 18, 1984, in Sofia, Bulgaria. Ivet Miroslavova Lalova-Collio is a Bulgarian athlete who specializes in the 100 meters and 200-meter sprint events. She is the 13th fastest woman in the history of the 100 meters. She finished fourth in the 100 meters and fifth in the 200 meters at the 2004 Summer Olympics. She won three straight titles in the 100 meters in the IAAF World Cup meetings held in 2004, 2005, and 2006.
21. Fatima Diame
Fatima Diame was born on September 22, 1996, in Valencia, Spain. Fátima Diame is a Spanish athlete who specializes in the triple jump. She represented her country at the 2017 World Championships without reaching the final. She won a bronze medal in the long jump at the 2015 European Children’s Championships. In addition, she won silver at the 2016 Ibero-American Championships. Fátima Diame competed in the Olympics in 2016. She has been a member of the Spanish national team for the past three years. Diame has a personal best of 12.96 meters.
22. Yuliya Levchenko
Yuliya Levchenko was born on November 28, 1997, Artemivsk, Ukraine. Yuliya Andriyivna Levchenko is a Ukrainian high jumper. She has won Gold at the 2011 World Youth Championships and the 2015 European U23 Championships. She represented Ukraine at the 2015 World Championships. She was a bronze medallist at the 2016 IAAF World Indoor Championships.
23. Sally Fitzgibbons
Sally Fitzgibbons December 19, 1990, Gerroa, Australia. Sally Anne Fitzgibbons is an Australian professional surfer in the World Association of Surfing Professionals. In June 2019, she was ranked number 1 in the world in women’s windsurfing after winning Rio Pro. Fitzgibbons has won the 2010, 2012, 2013, and 2015 World Surfing Games. She has also won 2010, 2012, and 2013 Billabong Women’s World Championship titles. In 2014, Sally Fitzgibbons qualified for her first Olympic Games in Rio. In the lead-up to the Olympics, she competed at a European qualifying event and won it. In 2017, Fitzgibbons competed in an event in New Caledonia for the World Championship Tour. Fitzgibbons didn’t medal but scored enough points to qualify.
24. Michelle Jenneke
Michelle Jenneke was born June 27, 1993, in Blacktown, Australia. Michelle Jenneke is an Australian hurdler who specializes in the 100-meter hurdles. She rose to fame in 2012 when a video of her pre-race routine went viral on YouTube. The clip was viewed over 11 million times, and when she ran in the 2012 London Olympics, she was ranked sixth-fastest in the world that year.
25. Antonija Misura
Antonija Misura was born on May 19, 1988, in Sibenik, Croatia. Antonija Misura is a Croatian basketball player. She plays for the Croatian women’s national basketball team. In 2009, she won a bronze medal at the European Championship for Women. She was a member of the Croatian team that won a bronze medal at the 2015 World Championship in Chile. She also won silver medals at the 2010 and 2011 European Championship. She competed in the Olympics in 2016 for Croatia. She won silver at the European Championships and bronze at the World Championships during her career.
26. Yelena Isinbayeva
Yelena Isinbayeva was born on March 27, 1986, in Cheboksary, Russia. Yelena Alekseevna Isinbayeva is a Russian track and field sprinter. She holds the world records for the 100 meters, 200 meters, and four × 100 meters relay. At the 2009 World Championships, she won silver medals in the 200 m and four × 100 m relay, while she also competed in the individual 100 m competition, where she finished seventh.
27. Sloane Stephens
On October 16, 1993, Sloane Stephens was born in Satellite Beach, Florida, U.S. Sloane Stephens is an American professional tennis player who began playing on the WTA tour in 2008. She has a career-high ranking of No. 11 in the world achieved in September 2016. In 2013, she won the Australian Open women’s doubles title with fellow American Serena Williams. She became the first all-American woman to win a Grand Slam title since Lisa Raymond and Rennae Stubbs at the 1999 US Open.
28. Darya Klishina
Darya Klishina was born on November 1, 1991, in Tver, Russia. Darya Igorevna Klishina is a Russian long jumper. At the 2013 European Athletics Indoor Championships, Klishina set a new personal best for the event. She won the silver medal in the long jump at the 2014 European Championships.
29. Rachel Daley
Rachel Daley was born on December 6, 1991, in Harrogate, UK. Rachel Ann Daly is an English footballer who plays for Houston Dash and the England national team. A midfielder, she previously played for Arsenal Ladies and Birmingham City. In 2014 Daley won the FA WSL Continental Cup with Birmingham City. In 2015 Daley was named FA Players’ Player of the Year and PFA Fans’ Player of the Year and won the 2015 FA Cup and the 2015 WSL 1 title with Chelsea. She also played for England at UEFA Women’s Euro 2017.
30. Kosovare Asllani
Kosovare Asllani was born on February 4, 1989, Gothenburg, Sweden. Kosovare Asllani is a Swedish professional football player who plays for Damallsvenskan club FC Rosengård and the Sweden women’s national football team as a forward. Asllani was named Damallsvenskan Player of the Year in 2010 and 2015. In addition, she was awarded a Guldbollen (“Golden Ball”) award in 2015 as Sweden’s female footballer of the year.
31. Anastasia Ashley
Anastasia Ashley was born on February 10, 1987, in San Clemente, California, USA. Anastasia Electra Ashley is a surfer from the USA. In 1999, she won the junior world title in Puerto Rico at the age of 13. She has been a member of the USA surfing team since 2008 and won a gold medal at the 2010 World Surfing Championships and silver medals in 2009, 2010, and 2011. Ashley started competing in the Olympics in 2016 for Team USA. She has also done modeling work. Ashley dropped the sport in 2014 to pursue acting.
32. Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk
Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk was born on July 18, 1995, Moroziv, Ukraine. Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk is a Ukrainian biathlete. She has won five medals at the IBU Biathlon World Championships, including three golds (Relay: 2014, 2017; Sprint: 2015), one silver (Sprint: 2015), and one bronze (Sprint: 2017). Her best individual performance at the Biathlon World Championships is 18th, in Sprint in 2015. At the Biathlon World Cup, she debuted in December 2010. Her best overall ranking was 4th in 2011–12. She competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics, where she finished 17th. She competed at the 2015 World Championships in Kontiolahti, Finland. She competed at the 2016 World Championships in Oslo, Norway.
33. Cheyanne Woods
Cheyanne Woods was born on November 15, 1992, in Kentwood, Louisiana. Cheyanne Woods is an American track and field athlete. She competed in the Olympics in 2016 for Team USA. In 2013, she won a bronze medal at the Pan American Games. In 2015, Woods qualified for the Paris World Championships.
34. Elena Delle Donne
Elena Delle Donne was born on February 29, 1990, in Philomath, Oregon, USA. Elena Delle Donne is a professional basketball player of the WNBA who plays for the Washington Mystics. She was drafted with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2013 WNBA Draft by the Chicago Sky and played for the University of Delaware. Elena Delle Donne has played in the Olympics and won Gold for the US women’s b-ball team. She’s also a member of the WNBA and was drafted by the Chicago Sky of National Basketball Association.
35. Voula Papachristou
Voula Papachristou was born on April 17, 1989, in Athens, Greece; Paraskevi “Voula” Papachristou is a Greek triple jumper and long jumper of Greek and German origin. She won two silver medals at the 2011 European Athletics Indoor Championships in Turin, in the long jump and triple jump events. She also won the gold medal in the long jump at the 2010 European Athletics U23 Championships.
36. Camila Giorgi
Camila Giorgi was born on May 15, 1992, in Turin, Italy. Camila Giorgi is an Italian professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No. 58 in singles. In 2015 she was Italy’s highest-ranking female tennis player since 2007 when Flavia Pennetta was ranked 4th in the world, and she reached a career-high ranking of 15 on September 9, 2015, after reaching her first WTA final in Montreal. She has won three WTA singles titles and has been runner-up four times.
37. Morgan Mitchell
Morgan Mitchell was born on October 3, 1994, in Carlton, Australia. Morgan Mitchell is an Australian athlete specializing in the 400 m race and currently competes in the 800 m. Morgan suffered a hamstring injury in February 2015 and didn’t recover in time for the 2015 World Championships. Morgan competed in the 400 m, 800 m, and four × 400 m relay events at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
38. Ganzebe Dibaba
Ganzebe Dibaba was born on January 4, 1994, Mekelle. Gazebo Dibaba is an Ethiopian long-distance runner who specializes in track running events. She won the silver medal at the 2011 World Youth Championships, 2011 IAAF World Cross Country Championships, and 2012 World Junior Championships. She also won the gold medal at the 2010 African Junior Athletics Championships in Athletics.
39. Winifer Fernandez
Winifer Fernandez was born onJanuary 6, 1995, Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic. Winter Fernández is a Dominican volleyball player. She plays as a middle blocker. At the end of the 2013 season, Fernández ranked first in blocks per set at 4.05 and second in blocks per game at 1.59. She is a member of the Dominican Republic national team. After leading her team to the title, she was named the FIVB Women’s Most Valuable Player at the 2014 FIVB World Championship. In addition, she is the current gold medalist in volleyball for her team at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London when she beat Russia 3–1 in the final.
40. Alysha Newman
Alysha Newman was born on October 14, 1994, in Edmonton, Alberta. Alysha Newman is a Canadian track and field athlete who competes in the long jump and 100 m hurdles. At the 2015 Pan American Games, she won the bronze medals in 100 m hurdles and long jump. She is a Canadian record holder in the long jump. She was the Canadian record holder for the 100 m hurdles with a time of 13.88 secs until Marie-Ève Droby took the record down to 13.87 secs at the 2015 Pan American Games.
41. Christen Press
Christen Press was born on September 27, 1992, in Rice Lake. Christen Press is an American soccer forward. She currently plays for Chicago Red Stars in the NWSL. She previously played for Stanford University, winning the NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship in 2014 and 2015. She was drafted by FC Kansas City of the National Women’s Soccer League with the top pick in the 2013 NWSL College Draft. The player is a professional soccer player who has competed for the US U-20 Women’s National Team and the Canada Youth National Team for four years now. She has also won three WNBA championships with the Connecticut Sun.