Hottest athletes in 2016
22 February, 2016
Here is a list of athletes that we feel are the hottest alive, from various sports and in no particular order, for your viewing pleasure.
World no. 6 Russian tennis player Sharapova not only excels on the court having been ranked no. 1 five separate times, but she is vastly popular on magazines and advertisements as well. She has been featured in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and has been the face of many advertising campaigns by Nike, among others.
Serbian tennis player Ivanovic, ranked world no. 17, took the world of tennis by storm in 2008 and is now one of the most popular players in the women's sport. In testament to her massive popularity, Adidas has signed her on a lifetime contract , and she will become an Ambassador for Adidas once she retires.
Widely referred to as “Queen Yuna”, Kim is a South Korean figure skater who has won the Olympic gold in 2010 and the silver in 2014. She was the highest-paid female athlete at the Sochi Winter Olympics and the sixth highest-paid female athlete across all sports.
American soccer player and Olympic gold medalist Alex Morgan was the youngest woman on the team at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup. Her accomplishments on the field and good looks have brought her a range of endorsement deals with Nike, Coca Cola and Bridgestone, among many others.
American figure skater Gracie Gold is a two-time national champion who has won the Olympic bronze at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics and placed fourth in her individual event.
Ronaldo came to fame as a wiry boy with quick feet when he joined Manchester United, and after much training on and off the field, he has now become Real Madrid's leading scorer of all time.
As the quarterback of New England Patriots, Brady is famous for two things - being one of the best quarterback of all time, and being married to Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen.
Photo: Sport Singapore
Joseph Isaac Schooling is a national record holding Singaporean swimmer. The golden boy of Singapore's swimming scene will be competing at the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympics and will be looking to make a lasting impression on the international arena.
Often called “the first black driver in Formula One”, Hamilton is now the most decorated British driver in the history of Formula One, and with 43 all-time wins, he has already inducted himself into Formula One's hall of fame.
Foden is a Rugby Union player who plays for Northampton Saints and has been capped 34 times for the England team. He also models for brands such as Versace and Calvin Klein.
Lochte is an American swimmer with 11 Olympic medals to his name. He currently holds individual world records in the 100-meter medley, 200-meter medley (long and short course), and the 400-meter medley (short course).