20 Hottest Female Athletes In The World Right Now

As riveting as women in sports are, the passion and intense action displayed sometimes culminates into an interest in the athletes further from their exploits on the pitch, court, or arena.

This interest goes far enough into the mesmerizing figures of these hottest female athletes.

From soccer, tennis, athletics, volleyball, and golf to gymnastics, just about every sport involving extremely talented female athletes boasts of exceptionally beautiful ladies whose looks have swooned many as much as their athletic prowess.

A key instance evidencing this reality is the sensation generated in 2007 surrounding pole vault athlete Allison Stokke, who had just turned 18.

The attractiveness of the star generated so much buzz that the relatively unknown then-high schooler had comment pieces done on her by notable national dailies such as The New York Times, the Washington Post, and going as far as the BBC.

Yeah, that is just the tip of the iceberg of how the hotness of stars remains one of the essential climes surrounding interest in sports.

That conversation of the hottest stars has thus extended to all sports, and thus in this list, we scour through the hottest stars in every female sports discipline to present the most beautiful female athletes in the world.

Top 20 Hottest Female Athletes In The World

20. Sally Fitzgibbons

  • Nationality: Australian 
  • Occupation: Surfer
  • Height: 5 ft 7 inches

Australian pro surfer Sally Fitzgibbons zip zaps off the coastal waves in the most fascinating manner.

But for a pro surfer with her experience, that is a walk in the park. What is even more intriguing is the exquisite figure she cuts.

Surfing deep in the heart of sea waves, the delicate look of the athlete and her athletic body no doubt places her among the ranks of hottest athletes not only in the world of surfing but in the realms of female sports. 

Way before her advent into surfing, Sally Fitzgibbons enjoyed the thrills of other sports such as track and field athletics, in which she claimed in the 800m and 1500m at the 2007 Youth Olympics.

For a sports star with diverse athletics experience, Sally Fitzgibbons’s look is indeed a sight for sore eyes. 

19. Fatima Diame

  • Nationality: Spanish
  • Occupation: Long Jump and Triple Jump Athlete
  • Height: 5 feet 7 inches

A fine blend of melanin and a slim figure, Fatima Diame boasts of a stunning figure that leaves many green with jealousy.

Slender and beautiful, Fatima Diame’s hot figure and her equally enthralling smiles put her in the league of the hottest figures in female sport.

For a star who, since a tender age has been consistently working to become the best in her field, Fatima Diame is seeking to become a household name in European track and field athletics.

She specializes in the triple jump and long jump, and at the 2021 Spanish Indoors Championships held in 2022, she claimed gold, placing herself one step closer to her dream of becoming the best.

A hot dame she is no doubt; Fatima Diame’s figure, similar to that of a supermodel, ranked her 19th on our list. 

18. Yuliya Levchenko

  • Nationality: Ukraine
  • Occupation: High Jump Athlete
  • Height: 5 feet 11 inches

One look at the Ukrainian high jumper, and you would effortlessly recognize the dazzling beauty of her smile.

Peyote and slender, Yuliya Levchenko boasts of a figure that fits every standard of beauty as we know it today.

With her modest wear, she complements her stunning looks with a cheerful disposition. Aside from working her magic on the tracks, Yuliya Levchenko is always smiling. 

The 2017 European Athletics Rising Star of the Year competed in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics but failed to pull off the performance she no doubts wished to pull off.

However, she still ranks as one of Europe’s leading track and field athletes. 

17. Ivet Lalova

  • Nationality: Bulgarian
  • Occupation: Sprinter
  • Height: 5 feet 6 inches
Hot Ivet Lalova Bikini Picture in Beach
Photo: @ivet_lalova

Rarely do we come across an athlete who has firmly established her place in history and yet dazzles quite extraordinarily with her hot looks.

Bulgarian athlete is incredibly hot and a super attractive beaut by any standard you wish to measure her stunning looks. 

Fit, muscular, and slender, her motion is fluid, and her steps graceful. She understands the rudiments of exuding beauty perfectly without letting it get in the way of her track duties. 

Ivet Lalova is a five-time Olympian who ranks as the 13th fastest woman in the history of the 100 meters sprint.

Now with little action in the tracks, the beaut spends most of her time on her brainchild, the Ivet Lalova Sprint Academy, where she grooms asking athletes. 

16. Anastasia Ashley

  • Nationality: American 
  • Occupation: Surfer and Model
  • Height: 5 feet 8 inches

Realizing how much beauty she wields, the American surfer embraced the idea of moonlighting as a model while conquering the world of surfing.

Anastasia Ashley, who enjoys skateboarding in her fun time, is a beast while riding on the coastal waves, and with a gorgeous shape and breathtaking look, she seems to be a goddess in the waters.

Right from an early age, Anastasia Ashley had embraced surfing, and by the time she was 16, she had claimed her first major national title.

Since then, she has gone on to win numerous surfing tournaments, thus establishing herself as one of the best in the sport.

The success she enjoyed and her fit shape has earned her modeling gigs for top sports brands such as the 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition.

She has extended her stardom away from sports into television as she features in television shows. 

15. Ivana Spanovic

  • Nationality: Serbian
  • Occupation: Long Jump Athlete
  • Height: 5 feet 9 inches

For fans of the Serbian long jumper, the fact that she places utmost priority on keeping fit and being in the best shape always is indisputable.

No wonder she looks ever glowing and exquisitely hot. With a beautiful smile and a perfectly crafted figure that could be said to be the perfect refinement of nature’s work of art, Ivana Spanovic has an alluring look. 

Ivana Spanovic puts in so much work to look dazzling as she does in her career.

The star-long jumper has emerged as World Indoor Champion on two occasions, the latest of which was the 2022 World Athletics Indoor Championships held on her home turf in Belgrade, Serbia.

She has also been crowned European Indoor Championship on three occasions, and she is a three-time IAAF Diamond League Gold medalist.

Despite her impressive accomplishments, Olympic gold has evaded her, with the closest she has ever come to clinching it being the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, where she settled for a bronze medal. 

14. Skylar Diggins

  • Nationality: American 
  • Occupation: Basketball Player
  • Height: 5 feet 9 inches

The glow of melanin of Skylar Diggins would easily make her pass for Queen Cleopatra in a Hollywood Ptolemaic era historical drama.

Stunning with radiant slim tones, Skylar Diggins’s looks and super slender shape give her the adroit of a supermodel, thus placing her in the league of hottest WNBA players

As brilliant and alluring as Skylar Diggins is in her looks, her athletic prowess matches her looks.

Right from her high school years, she has set herself as one of the leading female basketballers in the USA.

The five-time WNBA All-Star player is famously known for her college career, in which she led the Notre Dame Fighting Irish women to two NCAA tournaments. 

13. Paige VanZant

  • Nationality: American
  • Occupation: Mixed Martial Artist
  • Height: 5 feet 4 inches
Paige VanZant
Photo by @paigevanzant

The physical demands of mixed martial arts require all athletes to remain in the best physical shape possible, and for mixed martial artists, bare-knuckle boxers, and pro wrestler Paige VanZant, it is no exception.

With a flawless skill, charming look, and an enamoring figure, Paige VanZant is very much the hottest female UFC fighter right now. 

When away from the fighting rings, her enchanting figure makes her very much attractive, but while in the rings working her magic, Paige VanZant takes a different shape, one which can be very much intimidating.

One look at her records and the fact that she is one of MMA’s top badasses is one you would never reconsider.

Luckily for admirers of the hot stars, she perfectly balances the rigorous demands of fighting in the big with her everyday life. 

12. Yulia Efimova

  • Nationality: Russian 
  • Occupation: Swimmer
  • Height: 5 feet 10 inches

A gorgeous Russian dame, Yulia Efimova’s beauty is undisputed. With the body of a supermodel, the Russian swimmer dazzles with every pose for the gram.

Her skinny figure keeps fans fixated on her as she gracefully poses in her swimsuit while she competes.

Her golden hair and enchanting smile further capture a section of fans who seem not to get enough of just how hot the swimmer looks. 

Yulia Efimova is a spectacular athlete with so much success on the athletics front.

She has won gold at the World Championship on six occasions, with a handful of silver and bronze medals. She is also a three-time Olympics medalist with multiple Russian records. 

11. Alex Morgan 

  • Nationality: American 
  • Occupation: Football/Soccer Player
  • Height: 5 feet 7 inches

USA Women National Team player and ex-skipper is a delightful sight to behold.

The soccer genius’ beauty is one that has us spellbound, which makes it a little hard to express just how beautiful she looks.

Like every athlete on this list, Morgan boasts of an exquisite body figure, one which speaks volumes of the stunning works of the feminine physique. 

On the career front, she has as much luck abs success as her perfect looks.

Morgan has won two FIFA Women’s World Cup, two CONCACAF Women Championships, and clinched gold at the London 2012 Olympics.

Aside from the alluring looks that make her the sexiest female soccer player, Alex Morgan is also one of the world’s most influential female athletes. 

10. Ronda Rousey

  • Nationality: American 
  • Occupation: WWE Wrestler
  • Height: 5 feet 6 inches 

When you are one of the most prominent WWE women staying fit is not an option, it is a requirement.

For WWE diva Ronda Rousey staying fit is just as important as success in her career, and Ronda is very successful.

Her success in the rings may make her look scary and intimidating, but when she steps out, the scary wrestler dropping bodies in the rings transitions into one of the hottest dames we have ever seen. 

In recent times Ronda Rousey shows little skin in her Instagram posts, but the toils of combining motherhood and being at the top of a very demanding career, such as being the reigning SmackDown Women’s Champion, can be very tasking. 

When you consider that the star still boasts of a really hot figure despite giving birth months ago, you appreciate evermore the beaut that is Ronda Rousey.   

9. Lolo Jones 

  • Nationality: American 
  • Occupation: Hurdler and bobsledder
  • Height: 5 feet 9 inches

Hurdler and bobsledder Lolo Jones may not be a household name in the world of sports, but one indisputable fact about her is she is hot.

If we were to rank the hottest bobsledders in the world, Jones would probably top our list. 

In a not too different way, Jones boasts of a beautiful athlete physique which she does justice to with her fascinating dress sense.

Jones may not be popular among young fans, but her figure says little about her age.

The gorgeous athlete looks boast of a body that would spark the embers of passion in anyone. 

On the career front, Jones has been successful, having multiple gold medals to her name, such as her two World Athletics Indoor Championships gold medals and one IAAF World Athletics Final gold medal. 

8. Lieke Klaver

  • Nationality: Dutch
  • Occupation: Sprinter
  • Height: 6 feet 0 inch

When there is a lot of dedication and commitment to a game, the only result can be a success and a banging body like that of Dutch track and field athlete Lieke Klaver.

A fine physique is one that generates so much awe and gives her one of the most exotic looks for an athlete. 

Like Klaver is well aware of how hot she looks no wonder her Instagram bio reveals the lucky guy who constantly has her attention, for now.

Thanks to her earnest devotion to the “game,” Lieke Klaver has been recording amazing success in various competitions she has been involved in, in recent years. 

7. Ivona Dadic

  • Nationality: Austrian
  • Occupation: Heptathlon athlete
  • Height: 5 feet 10 inches

The Austrian has us spellbound. Ivona Dadic dazzles on the tracks and, unsurprisingly, off the tracks with a beauty comparable to the best of supermodels.

Add to her stimulating beauty, impeccable sense of style, and stunning physique, and you have one of the hottest women on the planet. 

One thing about hot women like Ivona Dadic is the sway of their smile, and Ivona Dadic recognizes just how elegant she looks when she wears her delightful smile; thus, she is never caught without it.

She is one of Austrian lead track and field stars and a notable Olympian who is still on the crazy hunt for golf glory. 

6. Letícia Bufoni

  • Nationality: Brazilian 
  • Occupation: Skateboarder
  • Height: 5 feet 3 inches

I and the over 4 million fans who get a sneak peek every other day into the beauty of Letícia Bufoni would agree she is indeed one of the most stunning athletes on the planet.

But for those in the know of the exploits of Letícia Bufoni, that revelation is no surprise.

A regular X-Games participant, Letícia Bufoni is one of the top athletes who dominate the extreme sports tournament. 

Letícia Bufoni is a world-famous street skateboarder who takes her craft to extreme heights; no wonder she lays claim to six X-Games gold medals.

Letícia Bufoni is also a one-time World Skateboarding Championship gold medalist.

Not often do we come across athletes such as Letícia Bufoni willing to push their limitations to the extreme while dazzling stars with their exceptional alluring looks. 

5. Alicia Schmidt

  • Nationality: German
  • Occupation: Sprinter
  • Height: 5 feet 9 inches

If there were any athlete who so much as matches the exact depiction of perfect beauty, German runner Alicia Schmidt is indubitably that athlete.

Her slender legs and armoring physique are just a few of the prominent features that place her among the hottest tablets in the world. 

Both on and off the tracks, Alicia Schmidt never fails to exude the dazzling ambient of her beauty.

Schmidt’s beauty has caught the attention of several new media, with many news outlets commenting on her looks.

In 2017 she was crowned the “world’s sexiest athlete” by Australian magazine Busted Coverage. 

Schmidt, who previously worked as the fitness coach of Bundesliga coach Borussia Dortmund clinched bronze at the 2019 European Athletics U23 Championships. 

4. Charley Hull

  • Nationality: English
  • Occupation: Golfer
  • Height: 5 feet 6 inches

Few golfers made a list, but English golfer Charley Hull’s alluring figure ranked in the league of the most attractive sports stars in the world.

Her golden hair and bright eyes cast an enchanting look over her astounding frame. 

Whether she is on the golf course doing what she knows how to do best or it for a casual good time with friends, the beguiling look of Charley Hull never fails to captivate fans and admirers.

The 2013 LET Rookie of the Year currently plays in the Ladies European Tour and also the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), from where she is vying to claim her first title. 

3. Naomi Osaka 

  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Occupation: Tennis player
  • Height: 5 feet 11 inches 

The most famous athlete on our list, Osaka, needs no introduction.

She took the world by storm when she defeated a Tennis legend in the 2018 US Open final to clinch her first Grand Slam, and; since then, her status as a superstar athlete has been on an upward trajectory. 

While Osaka is known best for her impressive accomplishments, as it should rightfully be, She also is one of the world’s hottest stars.

This may not be obvious to many as she rarely shows skin when she steps out, but when you boast of such an elegant frame as Osaka’s, it never stays hidden.

An all-around beauty, Osaka is dazzling hot, and though the conversation around her focuses mainly on her sports prowess, her figure is one of the most attractive in the world of female sports. 

2. Simeon Biles 

  • Nationality: American 
  • Occupation: Gymnast
  • Height: 4 feet 8 inches

One look at Biles, and trust me, her contagious smile will have you grinning ear to ear.

The world-renowned gymnast may be muscular, but that does nothing to water down the intensely hot figure she has. 

Gorgeous and exquisitely dazzling, the flexible body of Biles is one that has had admirers ogling.

When you happen to be the best gymnast in the world and boast of an astounding physique as well as a cabinet filled with medals and trophies to show for it, no doubt, mesmerizing fans with stunning photos on the gram is a fun pastime.

And Simeon Biles never fails to keep her gram bedazzling with pictures flaunting her delightful frame. 

Aside from impeccable beauty, Biles boasts of an illustrious career. She has a combined total of 32 Olympics and world championships gold medals.  

1. Sydney Leroux

  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Occupation: Footballer
  • Height: 5 feet 7 inches
Sydney Leroux By The Beach
Photo by @sydneyleroux

Despite being a mother of two, the embers of beguiling sparks of the Canadian soccer star hotness are not dwindling.

The thrills of being one of soccer’s top stars have had a positively enchanting impact on her amiable figure, making her the hottest athlete in the world. 

Though she no longer actively flaunts her gorgeous physique, when she does, we once again slurp in the tasty reminder of how incredibly sizzling the body of Sydney Leroux is by every measure of her beauty.

What makes her beauty even more exhilarating is the fact that the toils of motherhood have done nothing to sabotage the fine frame and stunning look of the top-rated soccer star. We can’t help but stare so hard at her gorgeous physique.

In 2013, Sydney Leroux sparked a bit of a “raging” storm with a semi-nude photo on one of the covers of ESPN Body Issue magazine.

Sydney Leroux said the photo, which depicted her delightfully enchanting figure and builds, was inspired by her “considering it a big deal to be an athlete and feel confident in your body and show it off.” 

Sydney Leroux has also earned as much success in her career as much as she has in her looks.

She won the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup and clinched gold at the London 2012 Olympics. 

Wrap Up

There you have it! The top 20 hottest female athletes in the world.

Cutting across different sports disciplines, these sexiest athletes possess attractive and alluring figures, making them one of the world’s most admired women.

They equally boast of impressive sports records, many of which are highlighted in the article.

Yes, this list consists of the very best of excellent sports stars with impeccable physical looks. 

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