Swimming is one of the most popular sports in Olympic competitions. The immense physical work required and the health benefits associated with it help swimmers stay in good shape.
In this article, we will look into the list of 20 hottest Swimmers in the world.
Table of Contents
- 20.Inge de Bruijn
- 19.Franziska van Almsick
- 18.kristina lum
- 17.Hanna Maria Seppala
- 16.Flavia Delaroli
- 15.Rebecca Soni
- 14.Haley Cope
- 13.Caitlin McClatchey
- 12.Megan Jendrick
- 11.Simona Baumrtova
- 10.Natalie Coughlin
- 9.Joanne Jackson
- 8.Katinka Hosszu
- 7.Chloe Sutton
- 6.Jemma Lowe
- 5.Zsuzsanna Jakabos
- 4.Laure Manaudou
- 3.Aliaksandra Herasimenia
- 2.Tilly Gray
- 1.Stephanie Rice
20.Inge de Bruijn
At number 20 is the former Dutch swimmer and four time Olympic Chmapion Inge de Bruijn.
De Bruijn finds her passion in swimming after trying several other sports. She made her Olympic debut at 1992 Summer Olympics in which she finished at 8th position in the 100 m and 4×100 m freestyle events.
De Bruijn was born on 24th August 1973 at Barendrecht, Netherlands. She was the face of Sapph (Dutch lingerie brand).
19.Franziska van Almsick
Franziska van Almsick is the former German swimmer who was born on 5 April 1978 at East Berlin, East Germany. She won her first Olympic medal at 1992 Summer Olympic.
The American synchronized swimmer Kristina Lum is at number 18 in our hottest swimmers list. She was born on 18th October 1976 at Santa Clara, California, USA.
In 1998 US National Championships, Lum partnered with Bill May and the won the duet event. In the same year the pair also won Silver medal at Goodwill Games.
17.Hanna Maria Seppala
The Finnish freestyle swimmer Hanna Maria Seppala was born on 13th December 1984 at Kerava, Finland. In 2003 World Aquatics Championships, she won the world title in 100m freestyle division.
Started swimming at the age of 5, Maria Seppala so far broke over 100 Finnish national records.
At number 16 in our hottest swimmers list is Brazilian swimmer Flavia Delaroli. She was born on 28th December 28 1983 on municipality of Ipatinga at Minas Gerais, Brazil.
At 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics she represented Brazil and she is also the record holder in freestyle swimming at Brazil.
Rebecca Soni is a former swimmer and a six-time Olympic medalist. She was born on 18th March 1987 at Freehold Borough, New Jersey, USA.
Soni is a breaststroke specialist and once once held world record in the 100-meter breaststroke and 200-meter breaststroke.
Soni won the Swimming World’s World Swimmer of the Year award on two occasions (2010 and 2011).
Next up on the list is a former swimmer with Olympic medal, Haley Cope. In 2004 Summer Olympics, she won a Silver medal. She has also won 8 World Championship medal.
Cope once held world record in 50-meter backstroke. She married her former coach Brian Clark and they have four childrens together.
Caitlin McClatchey is a former British swimmer who was born on 28th November 1985 at Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.
In 2006 Commonwealth Games, she represented Soctland and won Gold medal in 200 metres freestyle and also in 400 metres freestyle. And when she reperesented England she won 2005 World Championships and 2006 European Championships.
Megan Jendrick, nicknamed MJ, is an former American swimmer who was born on 15th January 1984 at Tacoma, Washington, USA.
In 2000 Summer Olympics Jendrick won two Gold medals. She aslo won a Silver medal in 2008 Summer Olympics. She married author Nathan Jendrick in December 2004.
Simona Baumrtova is Czech swimmer who was born on 24th August 1991 at Chomutov, Czechoslovakia.
Baumrtova is successful in backstroke swimming and she holds national record in 100-metre individual medley.
The twelve time Olympic medalist and the beautiful Natalie Coughlin is at number 10.
Coughlin holds several records including first woman ever to swim the 100-meter backstroke (long course) in less than one minute, firs US female swimmer to win six medals in one Olympiad, and the first woman to win a 100-meter backstroke gold in two consecutive Olympics.
Coughlin is married to swimming coach Ethan Hall. In 2012, she appeared in the Swimsuit Issue of Sports Illustrated.
The English freestyle swimmer Joanne Jackson was born on 12th September 1986 at Northallerton, England.
Joanne Jackson is the sister of Nicola Jackson who is a retired Olympic simmer. After retiring Jackson established Joanne Jackson Swim Academy.
Katinka Hosszu is a Hungarian swimmer and she was born on 3rd May 1989 at Pécs, Hungary.
A specialist in individual medley events, Hosszu is a 3 time Olympic Champion and a 7 time long-course World Champion. In 2013 she married her boyfriend Shane Tusup and divorced him in 2018.
Chloe Sutton is a American freestyle and long-distance swimmer. She won five medals in international competitions (three gold, one silver, and one bronze).
Sutton’s father is an Air Force officer and she was born at Vandenberg Air Force Base, USA in 3rd February 3.
The British International butterfly swimmer Jemma Lowe is at number 6. She was born on 31st March 1990 at Hartlepool, England, United Kingdom.
Lowe won 5 medals in World Championship competition. Lowe became a director at SwimPath after retiring from professional swimming.
Another Hungarian made the list of hottest swimmers in the world. Zsuzsanna Jakabos was born on 3rd April 1989 at Pécs, Baranya, Hungary.
Jakabos competed in 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016 Summer Olympics tournaments.
The retired French Olympic swimmer Laure Manaudou was born on 9th October 1986 at Villeurbanne, France.
In 2004 Athens Olympics, Manaudou won the Gold medal in 400-meter freestyle swimming. She has also won 3 Gold medals in World Championships and 9 Gold medals in European Championships.
Manaudou is the sister of Olympic swimmer Florent Manaudou.
Unlike other womens in the list, Belarusian swimmer Aliaksandra Herasimenia is an specialist in sprint freestyle. She is also good at backstroke events.
Herasimenia was born on 31st December 1985 at Minsk, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union.
Herasimenia has won 3 medals (2 Silver and 1 Bronze) in Olympic competition. She has also won Gold medal at World Championships.
At number 2 in our hottest swimmers list is English swimmer Tilly Gray. She was born on 6th December 1992 at Swindon, England.
At the top of the hottest swimmers list is the Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice. She was born on 17th June 1988 at Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
In 2008 Summer Olympics at Beijing, she won three Gold medals and for that achievement she was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia.
Rice appeared in season 3 edition of The Celebrity Apprentice Australia and she won the season by beating out the likes of Olympic sprinter John Steffenson and retired boxer Jeff Fenech.