Tokyo Olympics: 10 hottest female swimmers from Hali Flickinger to Regan Smith
Champion swimmers like Kylie Masse from Canada or Kaylee McKeown from Australia are known not just for their exceptional swimming skills but also their head-turning good looks
With only two weeks left for the Tokyo Olympics, the anticipatory tension is building as the mega sports event will take place amidst the pandemic scare. The Japanese government has even announced a state of emergency to minimise the spread but this will hopefully not derail the games. The Tokyo Olympics will take place from Friday, 23 July 2021 to Sunday, 8 August.
One of the biggest and most-awaited sporting events at the Olympics is the women swimming category. At the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, we will get to see champions like Kylie Masse from Canada to Kaylee McKeown from Australia putting on a show with their exceptional swimming skills in different events. While women will be drooling over the hottest men, we have also rounded up a list of the 10 hottest female swimmers who will bring the heat at the Summer Games.
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1. Boglarka Kapas, Hungary
The Hungarian competitive swimmer Boglarka Kapas is not only a world champion but also has the looks to kill for. The 28-year-old swimmer is known for her wins in the 200m butterfly categories and she took the sports world by storm when she snagged gold at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships. Kapas also scooped a bronze medal at 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 800m freestyle. The world champion enjoys a strong fan base on Instagram and water-baby keeps treating her fans with drool-worthy pictures on a regular basis. In 2021, she won the coveted European title in the 200 fly straight for the second time. And, with Tokyo Olympics almost here, Kapas will be looking forward to win the top position at the podium.
2. Simona Quadarella, Italy
The 22-year-old Italian swimmer has got everybody’s heart racing with her drop-dead gorgeous looks. But, let’s just not stick there. One of the hottest female swimmers is equally talented when it comes to competing. Simona Quadarella, who will be eyeing for gold at Tokyo Olympics this year, currently ranks third in the world in world in the 1500 free, fourth in the 800 free and seventh in the 800 free. At such a young age, she already ranks fourth-all time in both distance events. Quadarella won the gold in 1500 free world title in 2019 and performed exceptionally well at the last two European championships.
3. Yui Ohashi, Japan
Yui Ohashi is a Japanese swimmer who is all about consistency. The 25-year-old swimmer bagged a silver medal in the 200 individual medley (IM) event at the 2017 World Championships and followed it with a bronze in the 400 IM in 2019. She swept IM gold medals at the 2018 Pan Pacific Championships and 2018 Asian Games. She currently stands at seventh position in the 200 IM whereas, hold the sixth in the 400 IM. Apart from her winning medals, she also keeps her social media active and let her fans take a sneak peek into her personal life on a regular basis.
4. Kylie Masse, Canada
One of the top candidates for winning the gold at 2021 Tokyo Olympics is Kylie Masse. The Canadian-born talent currently ranks sixth in the world in the 200m back and is also a world record holder in 100 m backstroke in a time of 58.21. She achieved the feat at the 2017 Canadian Swimming Championships which is also the fastest time ever in a textile suit and the 3rd fastest time in history. The gorgeous swimmer has won the renowned world champion title in both 2017 and 2019. She currently captains the Toronto Titans of the International Swimming League.
5. Regan Smith, U.S.A
Regan Smith is only 19 and has already taken the world of swimming by storm. The American champion is the current world record holder of the women's 200-meter backstroke (long course). She is also a former world record holder in the 100-meter backstroke. Smith, who will be looking forward to break many new records at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, also won silver in the 200 back at the 2019 World Championships. The backstroke star qualified for the Olympic Games for the very first time when she won the 100-meter backstroke final at the 2020 United States Olympic Trials with a time of 58.35 seconds.
6. Hali Flickinger, U.S.A.
Hali Flickinger is the next hottest swimmer in the list, who is going to show her skills at the Tokyo Olympics this year. The 26-year-old sportsperson picked up gold in the 200 fly and finished second in the 400 IM, both with the second-fastest times in the world at the Olympic Trials. The 26-year-old is yet to scoop gold at a global meet but she will be surely looking forward to grab the top position.
7. Cate Campbell, Australia
Cate Campbell will be Australia’s flag bearer when she lands in Tokyo for the Olympics along with Patty Mills. The 29-year-old swimmer is one of the top Australian swimmers. Apart from her good looks, she also boasts an impressive CV. Campbell snagged two bronze medals at the 2008 Summer Olympics. She also won gold at 2012 Summer Olympics and continuing her winning streak, she scored gold and a silver medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Tokyo will be her fourth Olympics and she will be looking forward to bag an individual gold at the same.
8. Lilly King, U.S.A
Lillia "Lilly" King specializes in breaststroke. The 24-year-old American swimmer bagged a gold medal in the 100-meter breaststroke competition. The talented swimmer also scooped gold in the women's 4 × 100 m medley relay, in which she swam the breaststroke leg. With her impeccable swimming record, Lilly King is considered a medal favorite in the 200 breast.
9. Kaylee McKeown, Australia
Another Australian swimmer who has got the looks to kill is Kaylee McKeown. The drop-dead gorgeous talent is just 19 years old and she is already considered as favourite for the backstroke events in Tokyo. And, if this was not enough, the teen swimmer is the current world record holder of the women's 100-meter backstroke (long course).
10. Ariarne Titmus, Australia
The 20-year-old Australian swimmer is one of the top contenders at the Tokyo Olympics. Titmus currently represents the Cali Condors which is part of the International Swimming League. She is a medal favourite in 400 free and 800 free. The swimming talent competed in the women's 200 metre freestyle event at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships and bagged a gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the 4 x 200 metre freestyle event.