With summer ending in the Northern Hemisphere, all you savages must feel terrible that women won’t be having fun in the sun while wearing swimsuits. Water and beautiful girls is a deadly combination that can make any man weak. That’s why we decided to show off some of the hottest female swimmers in the entire world.
These ladies don’t care what they look like while competing, and we agree with them, no one should care. However, on their off days, when they go out for dinner or to a party or work a photo-shoot, these swimmers are as hot as any full-time models and television personalities. It’s incredible how they can balance beauty with their athletic talent.
Our list doesn’t just include swimmers of today but some former swimmers who are still beloved and talked about as if they never retired. Most if not all these swimmer competed in this century so don’t worry, there are no older ladies on here. Beauty is subjective and we’re sure you may think some ladies should be on this list while others are not. Some that didn’t make the cut are Charlene, Princess of Monaco, Aurélie Rivard, Laure Manaudou, and Kaitlin Sandeno. Enjoy!
20 Blair Evans
It was a tossup between two beautiful Australians, Blair Evans and Cate Campbell, on who would make the final cut and that honor goes to Evans. What sold us on Evans? Just check out her Instagram account. When she’s not in beast mode in the pool, she’s looking extremely sexy. The 26-year-old specializes in distance freestyle events.
At the 2009 World Aquatics Championships, she would make her international debut, performing in the 800 m freestyle. She would represent her country at the 2010 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships, where she earned a bronze medal in the 200 m and 400 m, as well as silver in the 4x200-m freestyle. Evans would make the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics team but still hasn’t captured gold just yet.
19 Federica Pellegrini
Hailing from a country known for beautiful women, Italy, Pellegrini looks extremely stunning and beautiful at 29 years old. Unlike other swimmers who make their major international debut at the World or European Championships, the 2004 Olympics would be Pellegrini’s first international event at the age of 16. She did not disappoint her countrymen, winning the silver medal in the 200 m freestyle.
That win would make her the youngest Italian athlete to ever win an Olympic medal in an individual event. Are you in love yet? She would be prepared to win the gold the next time around, coming in first place at the 2008 Summer Olympics in the 200 m freestyle. She’s one of the most accomplished swimmers on this list and is still winning gold in 2017 (World Championships Budapest).
18 Siobhan-Marie O’Connor
This English swimmer has done a fine job representing her country. One of the youngest competitive swimmers on the list, 21 years old, O’Connor hasn’t even reached her prime yet. However, she's on point with her looks and deserves to be on this list. Her specialty is the 200 m individual medley, but can also compete in the butterfly and breaststroke.
When it comes to the 200 m individual, O’Connor received a gold medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and placed second at the 2015 World Aquatics Championships and 2016 Summer Olympics. It’s scary how much talent she has, and the fact that she’s a hottie makes her one to watch in the near future. We guarantee O’Connor makes the 2020 Olympics unless some unforeseen event happens.
17 Emilia Bottas
Adorable, wholesome, and winsome are just some of the words to describe this beauty. Born in 1992, this swimmer from Finland is just coming into her own as a world-class athlete. She already is one of the best swimmers to hail from Finland, holding national records in the 50 m butterfly, 100 m butterfly, and 200 m butterfly.
She would get her first taste of the Olympics at the age of 15 in 2008. It would take eight more years before winning a medal at the Olympics. Her hard work would earn her a bronze in the 4x100 m medley at the event. Sorry boys, but this beautiful lady has been married for a year but she isn’t settling down and starting a family just yet. Expect her to make a run or a swim at the 2020 Olympics.
16 Boglarka Kapas
Just some awards this beautiful Hungarian won are the Hungarian Junior Athlete of the Year in 2010, the MOB Junior Award (2010), Junior Prima Award (2010) and Hungarian swimmer of the Year (2011). With that said, Kapas has become a world-class swimmer since 2010. Specializing in the freestyle event, Kapas would light up the European Championships in 2016.
At the event, she would earn gold medals in the 400 m freestyle, 800 m freestyle, 1500 m freestyle, and 4x200 m freestyle relay race. Fans anticipated a strong showing at the 2016 Summer Olympics, and she didn’t disappoint, winning the bronze in the 800 m freestyle. At just 24 years old, Kapas isn’t going anywhere anytime soon and expect her to represent Hungary at the 2020 Olympics.
15 Yuliya Yefimova
From Russia with love comes the beautiful Yefimova. At 25 years old, she’s in the prime of her swimming career. She would start swimming at the age of six and would make a name for herself at the 2007 European Short Course Swimming Championships when she won the 50 m, 100 m and 200 m breaststroke events. She would keep moving up in the rankings but her career has been derailed due to several doping scandals.
She would have several accomplishments stripped from her in 2014 after failing a drug test. In March of 2016, she would fail another drug test but her suspension was lifted. That didn’t stop people complaining about her being in the 2016 Summer Olympics. The controversy didn’t stop Yefimova from winning silver medals in the 100 m breaststroke and 200 m breaststroke. She’s killed it in the 2017 World Championships and we doubt this beautiful lady is leaving the sport anytime soon.
14 Franziska van Almsick
Almsick may be a bit older than others on this list but that doesn’t mean she isn’t one gorgeous woman. If she was in the prime of her career, she could possibly be number one on our list. The German native would become one of the best swimmers to come out of the country. Her first Olympic medals would come in 1992 at the age of 14.
She would place second in both the 200 m freestyle and 4x100 m medley race. Almsick would return to the Olympics in 1996, 2000, and 2004. When it was all said and done, she would earn ten Olympic medals and six World Championship medals. Almsick has been focused on her family since 2006, making her one of the hottest MILFs in the universe.
13 Jenna Randall
Hailing from the Ascot, England, this swimmer looks as delicious as British tea tastes. Randall is best known for being a professional synchronized swimming. Her greatest achievements in the sport were representing her country at the Olympic Games in 2008 and 2012. Although she didn’t win any medals, she still is an Olympian, a title most in the world can’t say.
Her most successful occurrences would come during the Commonwealth Games. She would place second in the women’s solo competition in 2006 and 2010, along with placing second in the women’s duet competition in 2010. Randall would retire in 2013 but before leaving she would be involved in one steamy photo-shoot created by Clara Maidment. If you don’t think she’s sexy enough just check out those photos.
12 Keri-anne Payne
Born in South Africa, Payne currently represents Great Britain when it comes to swimming. She started her journey as a swimmer at the age of four and would be noticed by scouts when she was eight. Her parents, both British, would move back to Great Britain so Payne could pursue a career in swimming. Born in 1987, Payne would get her first taste of the Olympics at the 2009 Summer Games. She would win a silver medal in the 10-KM open water event.
Payne would continue climbing to the top in open water events and once again qualified for the Olympics, this time in 2012. Unfortunately, she would place fourth in the 10-KM open water event. The beautiful brunette’s career wasn’t just coming in second, she did win gold in major international competitions at the World and European Championships.
11 Flávia Delaroli
Brazil is known for a lot of things but maybe the most famous of them all, is their hot women, tons, and tons of hot women. Delaroli is no exception, born in 1983, this beautiful swimmer holds national records in the freestyle competition. She would make her debut on the international level at the age of 15 when she participated in the 1999 Pan American Games.
She would help the 4x100 m freestyle relay team win a bronze medal. When the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, rolled around Delaroli was a prime candidate to represent Brazil. Although she didn’t win any medals she placed eighth in the 50 m freestyle. Delaroli would also participate in the 2008 Summer Olympics but couldn’t muster a strong showing.
10 Inge De Bruijn
Even at 44 years old, Bruijin puts most women to shame. The Dutch swimmer is pure hotness, especially if you dig the older ladies. As a four-time Olympic champion and former world record-holder, she deserves to be on this list. As a multi-sport athlete, Bruijin had a ton of choices of which path she would take growing up. She ultimately decided on swimming and we guarantee she doesn’t regret her decision at all.
She would become an international sensation after winning the bronze medal in the 4x100 m relay at the World Aquatics Championships in 1991. That same year, she would win a gold medal at the European LC Championships. When it was all said and done, Bruijin would earn a total of four gold, two silver, and two bronze medals between the 2000 and 2004 Olympics.
9 Natalie Coughlin
This California beauty is the most dominant swimmer on this list. If aliens from outer space came and challenged Earth to a swimming competition, you would want Coughlin representing us. She would get her claim to fame swimming for the University of California, Berkeley. During her collegiate years, she would become the first woman to ever swim the 100-meter backstroke in less than one minute.
Destined for greatness, Coughlin would participate in her first Olympics in 2004. She would win two golds, two silvers, and a bronze that year. You think that’s impressive, wait until the 2008 Olympics. Coughlin would become the first woman to win six medals in one Olympiad. There are just too many accolades to list but we can tell you one thing, she’s one of the hottest swimmers around.
8 Hanna-Maria Seppälä
Do you love fair-skinned blondes hailing from Scandinavia? If you do, then Seppälä is the perfect swimmer for you to drool all over yourself. At age five, this Finnish swimmer would first make an international splash in 1999 at the European Junior Championships. Maybe the best swimmer to come from Finland, she has broken 100 nation records during her career.
She would get a taste of the Summer Olympics in 2000 and 2004. In 2000, she would place 28th in the 50 m freestyle and 18th in the 100 m freestyle. In 2004, Seppälä would do slightly better, earning a 24th place finish in the 50 m freestyle and 12th in the 100 m freestyle. Seppälä eventually retired and would start her own management agency called SportElite.
7 Chloe Sutton
This freestyle and long-distance swimmer is a California native born in 1992. Born into a military family, Sutton learned first-hand on what it takes to be a winner. Her discipline and hard work paid off when she made the 2008 Olympic team. Although she placed twenty-second in the 10 km event, that experience would help her down the road. Sutton would obtain five medals in international competition, which includes the Open Water Championships, Pan Pacific Championships, and Pan American Games.
In 2012, she was selected to represent the United States once again. This time she would finish tenth in the preliminary heats of the 400-meter freestyle. With buttery blonde hair and an awesome smile, Sutton can model for any publication she wants to. At just 25 years old, Sutton can be a name on the tips of many tongues for years to come.
6 Amanda Beard
Born in 1981, Beard is still as smoking hot as she was in the prime of her swimming career. One of the most decorated swimmers on the list, she would become a seven-time Olympic medalist. With two golds, four silvers, and one bronze, Beard will forever be known as a legend. She would get her first taste of Olympic glory at the age of 14 in the 1996 Summer Olympics.
The number 14 isn’t a typo, she really did win three medals in Atlanta that year. While she kept on winning events throughout the years, Beard would also get into modeling. So sexy and so dominant in her sport, how can you not think she is an absolute hottie? Although she’s out of the limelight now, fans still speak about Beard as if she never left the sport.
5 Haley Cope
Although retired from competition, Cope could still swim laps around most people in the world. Born and raised in California, she would gain attention while swimming under Teri McKeever at the University of California, Berkeley, from 1998 to 2001. In 2000, her hard work would earn her Swimmer of the Year in the Pacific-10 Conference.
After destroying the collegiate competition and graduating, Cope would take the international scene by storm. When her career was done with, Cope would obtain a silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, eight world championship medals, and once held the world record in the 50-meter backstroke. We’re not the only ones who think she’s hot, in 2004 she would cause quite the stir when she posed for Playboy.
4 Aleksandra Gerasimenya
Not a lot of people know about the country of Belarus but if they took one look at Herasimenia, they would be googling the eastern European nation in a heartbeat. At 31 years old, her time competing in the freestyle and backstroke is coming to an end but if she wanted a career in modeling, it wouldn’t be long before she’s hired.
She also has a bad side to her, a two-year ban would be slapped on her career for testing positive for an illegal substance in 2003. When he did return, she would win the gold medals at the European and World Championships. Her biggest achievement came during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England. She would win the silver medal in the 50 and 100-meter freestyle events.
3 Zsuzsanna Jakabos
Are you in love? We are. This beautiful dark haired Goddess calls Hungary her home. At 28 years old, Jakabos is still competing in competitions today. At ten years old, she would commit to swimming and it turned out great for her. Her hard work and love for the sport earned her an Olympic appearance in 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016. She hasn’t won any Olympic medals but the fact that she represented Hungarian four times is impressive enough.
She credits her parents, both athletes, for giving her the support and discipline to become an Olympian. Jakabos has taken on a bigger role representing the sport, she would become one of the faces promoting the 17th FINA World Championships this summer. If you really want someone to sell swimming, Jakabos is one of the best to do it.
2 Stephanie Rice
Just got home from a wonderful evening speaking at the Young Australia Israel Chamber of Commerce. It's always such a pleasure to share my story with others in the hopes it sparks that light within them to have the courage to go after their dreams & goals and be the best they can be. Thank you to everyone who came along and waited afterwards to meet me, chat and get photos, I appreciate your patience, love and support. I'm truly so grateful to have the ability to use my experiences to help others ... fills my soul every time 🙌🏼
Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all? Stephanie Rice of course. The Australian beauty would capture the hearts and minds of fans all over the world when she captured three gold medals at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. Her excellent career would start to gain traction after winning a gold medal in the 200-meter individual medley at the 2006 Commonwealth Games.
Not only did she destroy the competition at the 2008 Olympics, she reclaimed the world record in the 400-meter individual medley, and became the first woman to break the 4:30 mark in the event. Extremely athletic, a winner and the beauty of a Goddess, Rice has the world eating out of the palm of her hand. We wouldn’t have it any other way.
1 Bia & Branca Feres
No one on this list can top a double dose of hotness, making the Feres number one in our hearts. Bia and Branca hail from the beautiful country of Brazil (are you surprised?) and have been involved in swimming since the age of three. Not only were they made to play in the water, the sisters would also train in the art of gymnastics.
The incredible combination of athletics has turned themselves into every teen's dream scenario. They would really find their niche in synchronized swimming. Born in 1988, the two would gain attention in 2005 when they placed second in the Pan American Junior Games. They would represent Brazil in many events but never reached the biggest prize of them all, the Olympics. The twins have capitalized on their looks and have been heavily involved in the modeling scene.