These Beautiful Women Are One Helluva Reason To Watch The Olympics (19 pics)

Born in Sydney Australia, Michelle was an internet sensation in 2012 after her pre-race warm-up dance was captured during the 2012 Junior World Championships in Barcelona. She has won the 100m Hurdles silver medal at the 2010 Youth Olympics and is ready to take the big stage at the 2016 Olympics this year.

Melanie Adams is no stranger to the Olympics, and she was in the 2012 London Olympics. She had won two national titles before she turned 21. Even though she’s an athlete first, she also models and hopes to become Miss Universe.

Michelle E. Waterson is an American mixed martial artist who regularly competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She was formerly the Invicta FC Atomweight Champion and has learned Karate, Mushu, Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing, and Wrestling. She”s a professional badass.

28 year old Antonija Sandric was born in Sibenik, Croatia. As a young girl, she played a variety of sports but was drawn to basketball early on. This is mostly due to her older sister’s influence. She is 5’11” and has been playing professional basketball since 2005. She was named the most beautiful athlete at the 2012 London Summer Olympics.

Ellen Hoog has been playing hockey since she was seven. She”s won two Olympic gold medals (Beijing 2008 and London 2012), and two World Champions (2006 Madrid, The Hague 2014). She hopes to take home another Gold Record at Rio 2016.

This professional tennis player for Serbia turned professional in August 2003 and had won the 2010 and 2011 WTA Tournament of Champions, the French Open in 2008 and is ranked number seven in the world last year.

Hope Amelia Solo is a two-time Olympic gold medalist and also a World Cup gold medalist for the United States women”s soccer team. She is one of the top female goalkeepers in the world and has been playing professionally since 2003.