Sports came into being during the times when some guy turned mud into a sphere, threw it at the other guy and they finally decided to enjoy the same for several hours. These days, male and female players are dominating our hearts not just because of their skills and talent but also for being extremely beautiful and high profile. The women began competing in the modern-day version of the Olympics during 1990. Here we have compiled the list of top 10 hottest female athletes. They have inspired us due to their charming looks, and are highly endorsed the world over. So, enjoy the article!
10. Kelly Cartwright — Track and Field
Kelly Cartwright, OAM, was born on April 22, 1989. She is a famous Australian athlete who won two medals at two Paralympics. Her full name is Kelly Anne Cartwright and she belongs to Geelong.
At 15, Kelly suffered from a cancer form named synovial sarcoma. As a result of this, part of leg was amputated because she was having serious type of cancer that was impossible to be treated with chemotherapy.
The lovely lady decided to play netball before losing her leg. She had climbed Mt Kilimanjaro in 2009. She is widely famous as an Australian Paralympic Committee and Make-A-Wish Foundation ambassador.
Cartwright has been a part of 15th season of Dancing with the Stars. During June 2015, she announced that she is pregnant with partner Ryan’s child.
Kelly received training from Tim Matthews. In 2008, she was awarded a scholarship by the Australian Institute of Sport. Another scholarship to her name is of 2012’s Victorian Institute of Sport.
She began her professional life as competitor in 2007. During 2008, she represented her country at the Beijing Paralympics.
She has finished several racing competitions with her carbon fiber leg. During 2012, she won a gold medal in the Women’s Long Jump F42/44 event, as well as a silver medal in the Women’s 100 m T42 event.
Apart from all this, Kelly Cartwright received the Order of Australia Medal in the 2014 Australia Day Honors for her immense contribution to the sports industry.
9. Biljana Golic — Table Tennis
Biljana “Biba” Golic (born 9 November 1977 in Senta, SFR Yugoslavia) is one of most popular Serbian table tennis players.
She began career at her 9 and rose to fame at 12 after becoming a member of the Serbian National Cadet team.
She kept on playing for almost ten years and finally was the Balkan Champion in Mixed Doubles, followed by 2-time Yugoslavian Singles Championship, and the Mediterranean Doubles Championship.
In 2002, Golic joined the Bundes League in Germany. She attended Texas Wesleyan University for 1.5 years on one of the famous athletic scholarships.
At Texas Wesleyan, Biba was the National Collegiate Champion in singles, doubles, mixed doubles and team table-tennis, and was considered to be the asset of the team.
She also worked as anchor of the “Killerspin Krew”, and served as a spokesperson of several sports tournaments.
She is a regular participant of top notch events and used to performed in exhibition matches.
Apart from that, Biljana appeared many times on TV news and profile programs. She has most recently featured in a couple of Hollywood movies.
Some of her remarkable movie and TV appearances are Balls of Fury, Ping Pong Playa, Welcome to the Parker, The Best Damn Sports Show Period, ESPN Sexiest Women in Sports, and Mike and Mike in the Morning.
The championships she has to her name include Portland Open Champion, California Open Champion, Ohio Open Champion, Yugoslavian Champion – Single (twice), and many others.
8. Danica Patrick — Motor Racing
Danica Sue Patrick (born March 25, 1982) is a stunning and gorgeous auto racing driver, and fashion model of USA.
She is one of the most successful sportswomen of American history. Danica competed in the series from 2005 to 2011.
In 2012, she had appeared as a competitor in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. She is the very first female NASCAR driver who won a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole and since 2013 she is winning our hearts because of her excellent skills.
She was born in Beloit, Wisconsin, to Beverly Ann (née Flaten) and Terry Jose Patrick, Jr. Her mother is of Norwegian descent. Danica Sue was raised in Roscoe, Illinois.
She is a dropped out of high school, however holds a GED certification. She could achieve so much success because of the extreme support of her dad, according to media reports.
Patrick began go-karting in 1992 at her 10 at the Sugar River Raceway in Brodhead, Wisconsin.
She then attended the Winner’s Circle Driver Development Academy, and was invited by Lyn St. James at the 1997 Indianapolis 500.
At her 16, Patrick moved to England for advancing her racing career. She raced in Formula Ford, Formula Vauxhall, and got second position in Britain’s Formula Ford Festival.
In 2011, she finished 4th in the Sam’s Town 300 Nationwide Series Race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
On August 19, 2015, an announcement was made that Nature’s Bakery is going to be Patrick’s sponsor from 2016.
She appeared in commercials for Secret deodorant in 2005 and 2006. Danica also graced several ad campaigns of big brands.
In May 2006, she published her autobiography, Danica: Crossing the Line.
Patrick married Paul Edward Hospenthal in 2005. In 2012, the two announced their separation.
On January 24, 2013, it was revealed that she is dating Ricky Stenhouse Jr. She is the celebrity spokeswoman of DRIVE4COPD for one of their campaigns.
7. Silje Norendal — Snowboarding
Silje Norendal (born 1 September 1993) is a marvelous norwegian snowboarder.
She is widely known to compete in halfpipe, slopestyle and boardercross. She is working for club named Kongsberg IF.
Norendal is the winner of a gold medal which she received in Winter X Games Europe in Tignes during 2013.
Apart from that, during January 2014 she won women’s slopestyle in Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado.
In the 2014’s Russian Olympics, she finished in 4th place during the Slopestyle Semifinals.
This gorgeous female, during January 2015, received women’s slopestyle in Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado.
Norway is the country that has gifted the world some exceptional snowboarders, and we can say for sure that Silje is one of them.
6. Hilary Knight — Ice Hockey
Hilary Atwood Knight (born July 12, 1989) is a top notch ice hockey forward of USA.
She has been the member of the United States women’s national ice hockey team.
Knight was born in Palo Alto, California, and raised in Lake Forest, Illinois.
She is known to have competed for the Wisconsin Badgers women’s ice hockey program, and for Choate Rosemary Hall.
She briefly studied at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
In her freshman year, Hilary ranked 2nd on the team. She is the prominent lady who led the team in game-winning goals many times.
In 2008, she achieved five goals in a single game, and that was the peak time of her career.
In 2011, Atwood scored well in the Lindenwood Lady Lions ice hockey program.
As a teenager, she was one of the members of the senior national team of America. She has participated in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, as well as the Winter Olympics of 2014 in Sochi.
She received several awards and honors during her career.
5. Gina Carano — MMA
Gina Joy Carano (born April 16, 1982) is an excellent actress, TV personality, fitness model and former MMA (Mixed Martial Artist) of USA.
She has been the face of magazines like ESPN The Magazine and Maxim. She is known as third best 145 lb (66 kg) fighter the world over, as per the rankings of Unified Women’s MMA.
Apart from MMA, Joy played Crush in 2008’s television series named American Gladiators. From then onward she worked as an actress and gave superb performance in Steven Soderbergh’s film Haywire, 2013’s Fast & Furious 6, and John Stockwell’s In the Blood.
Carano was born in Dallas, Texas, to Dana Joy (née Cason) and Glenn Thomas Carano. She has two sisters. According to her, she is of Italian origin.
She completed graduation from Trinity Christian High School in Las Vegas, Nevada. Then she attended the University of Nevada, Reno, followed by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where she studied psychology as a minor subject.
Her ex Kevin Ross involved her in the sport of Muay Thai. Carano faced Elaina Maxwell at Strikeforce: Triple Threat in 2006. She has won many titles.
Joy, in 2007, defeated Tonya Evinger on the Showtime EliteXC card.
Here it is noticeable that Carano has not fought since 2009, and has stayed away from all upcoming events.
Along with Lisa King, Gina worked hard to become inspiration for fighters in 2007’s Oxygen reality series Fight Girls. She also worked in Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 as Natasha, and in Haywire (2011), direction of Steven Soderbergh. She was profiled in a feature story of ESPN named E:60.
4. Lindsey Vonn — Alpine Skiing
Lindsey Caroline Vonn (née Kildow; born October 18, 1984) is a top notch alpine ski racer of USA. She is the winner of four World Cup championships, seven World Cup season titles, and three consecutive titles in the combined (2010–2012).
Vonn is one of the females who were called as winners of World Cup races in all five disciplines of alpine skiing: downhill, super-G, giant slalom, slalom, and super combined.
Lindsey is the recipient of the Laureus World Sports Awards of 2010, and received honor as the USOC’s sportswoman the same year.
She was born as Lindsey Caroline Kildow in Saint Paul, Minnesota, to Linda Anne (née Krohn) and Alan Lee Kildow. This charming female was raised in Burnsville, Minnesota.
At her 10, Vonn had the chance to meet Olympic gold medalist ski racer Picabo Street, whom she names her role model and inspiration. She attended the University of Missouri High School, and studied as an independent student through university’s Center for Distance and Independent Study.
She started skiing career at Buck Hill Ski and Snowboard. At her 7, Lindsey skied in Colorado, and Oregon year-round.
Vonn was able to earn first “big race” silver medals in downhill and super-G at the 2007 World Championships, Sweden.
In 2008, she achieved the overall World Cup title.
During 2010, at the Vancouver Winter Olympics, she competed in five women’s alpine events.
In 2014, this charming female made announcement that she has no interest to competing in the Sochi 2014 Winter Games because of the injuries she received in December 2013.
At the 2015 World Championships in Colorado, Vonn received a bronze medal in the super-G.
Lindsey has been featured in NBC’s How to Raise an Olympian.
She has been a part of projects like The Today Show, Access Hollywood, and The Late Show with David Letterman. Apart from this, Vonn was endorsed by companies like Head, Oakley, Red Bull, Rolex, and Under Armour.
She married Thomas Vonn in 2007, in Utah. The couple announced their separation in 2011, and their divorce was finalized in January 2013.
The Lindsey began dating Tiger Woods, and remained in relationship with him from March 2013 to May 2015.
3. Alexandra Saitova — Curling
Alexandra Aleksandrovna Saitova (born in Moscow, on 20 August 1992) is a popular Russian curling team member who competed in Curling at the 2014 Winter Olympics – Women’s tournament.
Previously she worked for the Russian junior national team, where she won a gold medal at the 2013 Winter Universiade.
She is a marvelous and top notch female. It would not be wrong to call Alexandra Saitova to be one of the top ranked and hottest female athletes.
Besides the fact that she keeps a low profile on the internet, she is still good at curling to have sufficient number of global fans.
She earned ninth place while representing the Russian women’s curling team at the 2013 Sochi Olympics, and that speaks of itself of how stunning and professional nature Saitova is.
2. Sania Mirza — Tennis
Sania Imran Mirza (born 15 November 1986) is an Indian-Pakistani professional tennis player.
She established herself as the most successful female Indian tennis player ever, and is one of the highest paid female athletes of the world.
In her singles career, Mirza won over Svetlana Kuznetsova, Vera Zvonareva, Marion Bartoli, Martina Hingis, Dinara Safina, and Victoria Azarenka.
She was born in Mumbai, India, to Imran Mirza and Naseema. In childhood, Sania moved to Hyderabad with her parents and younger sister Anam. She is the distant relative of former cricket captains Ghulam Ahmed of India, and Asif Iqbal of Pakistan.
Sania chose to take up tennis at her 6 and was coached by her dad as well as Roger Anderson.
She attended Nasr School, and completed graduation from St. Mary’s College. Mirza has also been honored with Doctor of Letters by the MGR Educational and Research Institute University, Chennai.
She rose to prominence when she won the 2003 Wimbledon Championships Girls’ Doubles title, partnering Alisa Kleybanova. This was followed by many other successes of Sania.
In 2006, this bold and beautiful lady was able to notch up three top ten wins- against Svetlana Kuznetsova, Nadia Petrova, as well as Martina Hingis.
She represented India at various tournaments including the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
She paired up with Bethanie Mattek-Sands for the Apia International, and won the tournament.
Some of the awards Mirza has received are Arjuna Award (2004), WTA New Comer of the Year (2005), Padma Shri (2006), and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna (2015).
In 2009, Sania announced her engagement with Sohrab Mirza, however the wedding was canceled. On 12 April 2010, she married Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik at the Taj Krishna Hotel in Hyderabad. This was followed by a ceremony from the groom’s side, held in Lahore, Pakistan.
1. Antonija Misura — Basketball
Antonija Misura (born 19 May 1988) is a basketball player. She is a Croatian beauty who has been playing for Toulouse Métropole Basket in the Ligue Féminine de Basketball, and for the Croatia women’s national basketball team.
She has been the representative of her country in the 2009 Mediterranean Games, EuroBasket Women 2011, 2012 Olympics as well as EuroBasket Women 2013.
Basically she plays as a point guard as well as shooting guard. She is widely popular for her aggressiveness during the game.
The native city of Misura is Sibenik where she used to play volleyball and several other games at domestic level. Ultimately she got attracted towards basketball and began her professional life with Vidici Dalmostan in 2005, moving to Jolly JBS in 2007. Luckily she won the national championship as well as the Croatian Cup of 2008, followed by many other successes.
With the national team, Antonija has been the winner of bronze medal that she received at the 2009 Mediterranean Games.
She also finished 5th in the EuroBasket Women 2011, and 10th in the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Because of being given tough competition in the game, Misura could see limited playing time with the national team that ended by 2011-12.
She is, however, widely described as one of the hottest female athletes, and most beautiful sportswoman of Croatia.
She is often regarded as Miss Mediterranean Games, and has been featured in various magazines including the American Entertainment and Lifestyle Magazine as cover girl.
Antonija Misura also made appearance in several entertainment magazines of London.
All of these remarkable ladies have focused much on their career in sports, rather than being fashion models and television personalities. Some of them, however, were the cover girls of sports and entertainment magazines of international level. Some excelled at the one-hundred meter hurdles event while others received gold and bronze medals. In any of the forms, they are admired for their hotness and beauty. Who is your favorite female from these ten hottest female athletes?