Team USA’s hottest Olympians [SLIDESHOW]

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Taylor Bigler
Entertainment Editor

The Olympic Games are a time to celebrate the best athletic performances in the world. More importantly, the Olympics are a parade of physical perfection and thanks to sports like beach volleyball and swimming, it’s pretty easy to tune out of the sports and focus on the figures.

From Team USA’s track and field athletes, to a good majority of the women’s soccer team and, of course, the beach volleyball players, these 20 female athletes make us proud to chant, “USA! USA!”

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  • Rower Gevvie Stone goes for gold in and out of the water.
  • Look out, Kerri and Misty May: There's another bodacious beach volleyball player and her name is Jen Kessy.
  • Midfielder Lauren Cheney looks as good posing with a soccer ball as she does kicking it.
  • This is Logan Tom's fourth Olympic games, and we're sure glad to have her back on the indoor volleyball team.
  • Gold medalist Mariel Zagunis makes sabre fencing look less dangerous and more attractive.
  • Women's soccer striker Sydney Leroux strikes a pose on the field.
  • After being sidelined by injury in the 2008 games, Swin Cash is back to help the basketball team to its third-straight Olympic gold medal.
  • With two Olympic gold medals under her belt, Sue Bird hopes to make it a hat trick this year for women's basketball.
  • Three-time Olympic medalist Sanya Richards-Ross is one of the top sprinters in the world and could take home the gold this year in the 400 meter.
  • Who knew javelin throwing could be sexy? Rachel Yurkovich makes it so.
  • Serena and Venus Williams are two of the most famous athletes on Team USA, and for good reason: They are two of the best tennis players in the world.
  • Amy Rodriquez is another cutie on Team USA's women's soccer team.
  • Natalie Coughlin is one of the greatest -- and hottest -- female swimmers on Team USA.
  • Misty May Treanor and Kerri Walsh are among the most beloved athletes at the Olympic games, not to mention the hottest.
  • We'd jump through hoops for Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones.
  • Two-time gold medalist Heather Mitts, 31, proves she still has it on and off the soccer field.
  • Sexy sprinter and two-time silver medalist Allyson Felix will compete in four races during the Olympics this year.
  • Tall, blonde drink of water Emma Coburn is one of the best steeplechase racers in the country, and hopefully, the world.
  • Alex Morgan is known as the face of women's soccer -- and for good reason.

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