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Which Athlete's Body Type Do You Think Is Best?

Which Athlete's Body Type Do You Think Is Best?

Now that track and field has been going strong in the Olympics, I am mesmerized by the speed and agility of these athletes.

But you know what else? I'm mesmerized by their toned bods too. I'm not sure if anyone caught the women's javelin competition this week, but the lovely limbs of Paraguay's Leryn Franco is enough motivation to make me want to pick up a javelin instead of hitting the gym. I guess I am not the only one keyed into this, turns out she is a model as well.

So I started thinking about all the athletes and which have the best physiques — beach volleyball certainly ranks up there. Maybe because we see so much of their bodies since they play in bikinis. Which athlete's body type, if you could choose, is the best of the Summer Olympic games?


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locktaye locktaye 5 years
AFL (Australian Rules Football) have the most proportionally build physiques.
teegaall teegaall 8 years
I chose the sprinters. They seem to be really toned. I guess they just have the body type I'd want which is why I chose them.
georgie2 georgie2 8 years
I remember seeing the polish volleyball team and thinking that they were all hot. So that's my pick, volleyball.
insanitypepper insanitypepper 8 years
I wish I could say gymnasts, since that's my body type. But I do hate my huge thighs.
Spectra Spectra 8 years
Oh, I thought this was for male body types, lol. I find soccer player men to be incredibly sexy...they don't have tiny legs and most of them are really well balanced. As far as womens' bodies go, I like the long, lean look of the marathon runners (then again, I'm sorta biased, lol).
snowbunny11 snowbunny11 8 years
The marathon runners make me glad I stopped distance running! It looks painful to put your body through all of that. I suppose all super competitive sports are hard on your body, but yeah, the volleyball players look the best!
foxie foxie 8 years
Blah, I don't think she's the hottest. Alicia Sacramone is GORGEOUS!
Red-Sharpie Red-Sharpie 8 years
Sprinters. Beach volleyball players are too skinny for me, I prefer more muscle tone.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i have to say taht i love looking at male swimmers - they have the most AMAZING bodies. for girls - there was the one chinese beach volley ball player in the gold match - the tall one - her body was SMOKING HOT - and i would love to have that. she's like 6'3" but she was super toned
myystque myystque 8 years
Beach volleyball or tennis perhaps. The gymnasts always have huge muscles (especially back, shoulders, and arms) and no breasts and the swimmers are often too muscular for my taste as well. In winter Olympics, the ice skaters usually have very nice bodies. So do dancers.
anna_muffin anna_muffin 8 years
Beach volleyball and soccer players. Athletes too, but not sprinters, their thighs are too bulky, and so are gymnasts'.
pinko99 pinko99 8 years
Sun_Sun Sun_Sun 8 years
most of the female athletes are too muscular for my liking. but the pic of the girl above, she apparently is the talk of the town ;) shes probably the hottest female olympian.
cmd0610 cmd0610 8 years
Volleyball- they use so many different muscles because they move in all different directions (unlike runners who only go forward- not to diss runners, that's my sport of choice), plus they get to work/workout in bikinis- that would be my ideal job!
chocolatine chocolatine 8 years
I couldn't decide! I think all bodies that can do such incredible things are beautiful.
Martini-Rossi Martini-Rossi 8 years
I would say sprinter, their legs are to die for, I LOVE'em but divers legs are also super toned. Either Sprinters or Divers for me fo'sho'
mondaymoos mondaymoos 8 years
For the most part, beach vollyball. But I'm the most envious of Shawn Johnson's physique. She's a little powerhouse! The other gymnasts are too skinny for me.
angelfromlsu angelfromlsu 8 years
I picked sprinters. You can't find an inch of fat on their abs!
sonya-ina sonya-ina 8 years
Sprinters have great bodies, as do beach volleyball players and soccer players. I wish I had that much discipline to get where they are with mine!
kelliegonzo kelliegonzo 8 years
i picked soccer players, because they are incredibly fit with small waists and strong muscular legs. beach volleyball players would be a second pick i think. swimmers look like men!!
lamicmic lamicmic 8 years
speed walkers weird, i know but they are little balls of muscle with tiny waists-everyone of them!
just_kelly just_kelly 8 years
Divers. Toned yet not over-developed in any major area. Swimmers have insanely bulky upper bodies. Now for men, swimmers bodies all the way!
linb linb 8 years
I also picked the volleyball players. The ones I dislike the most are the marathon runners. Their abs just don't look natural to me!
Baby-Girl Baby-Girl 8 years
Soccer players - I'm biased. Strong legs, and good all over muscle tone.
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