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The Sexiest Athletes Of The Summer Olympics - Part One

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Jul. 12 2012, Published 7:31 a.m. ET

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The Sexiest Athletes Of The Summer Olympics - Part One

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1. As one of the most familiar faces returning to the Olympics, record-breaking swimmer Michael Phelps, 27, is heading to London to defend the eight gold medals that he won in the 2008 Beijing games.

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As one of the most familiar faces returning to the Olympics, record-breaking swimmer Michael Phelps, 27, is heading to London to defend the eight gold medals that he won in the 2008 Beijing games.

2. Stunning soccer star Hope Solo recently dished about the drunken parties and raunchy hook ups that take place in the Olympic Village after-hours, so we're sure the US national team's goal keeper will be living life to the fullest during her upcoming trip to London.

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Stunning soccer star Hope Solo recently dished about the drunken parties and raunchy hook ups that take place in the Olympic Village after-hours, so we're sure the US national team's goal keeper will be living life to the fullest during her upcoming trip to London.

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3. Decathlete Ashton Eaton is heading to the Olympics on a high note after breaking the world record last month and cutting four seconds of his personal best time in the 1,500 meters. "I love to run and jump," gushed the 24-year-old from Portland, Oregon, and with that ripped body and bulging biceps – we love to watch him!

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Decathlete Ashton Eaton is heading to the Olympics on a high note after breaking the world record last month and cutting four seconds of his personal best time in the 1,500 meters. "I love to run and jump," gushed the 24-year-old from Portland, Oregon, and with that ripped body and bulging biceps – we love to watch him!

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4. There are few sports where athletes are so closely bonded as in volleyball, and with their statuesque figures, tanned and toned physiques and phenomenal skills in the sand, teammates Misty-May Treanor and Kerri Walsh are intrinsically connected. With two gold medals each under their bathing suit belts already, it's no surprise that the California pair have been called "the greatest beach volleyball team of all time.

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There are few sports where athletes are so closely bonded as in volleyball, and with their statuesque figures, tanned and toned physiques and phenomenal skills in the sand, teammates Misty-May Treanor and Kerri Walsh are intrinsically connected. With two gold medals each under their bathing suit belts already, it's no surprise that the California pair have been called "the greatest beach volleyball team of all time.

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5. Hunky 30-year-old hurdler David Oliver is leaping into the hearts of women across America thanks to his towering 6'2" stature, shirt popping muscles and sweet smile.

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Hunky 30-year-old hurdler David Oliver is leaping into the hearts of women across America thanks to his towering 6'2" stature, shirt popping muscles and sweet smile.

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6. A member of both the US national soccer team and the Seattle Sounders women, Alex Morgan became the youngest ever player on the USA's roster at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, and now the ravishing brunette from California has set her sights on Olympic gold.

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A member of both the US national soccer team and the Seattle Sounders women, Alex Morgan became the youngest ever player on the USA's roster at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, and now the ravishing brunette from California has set her sights on Olympic gold.

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7. With her golden blonde hair, flawless face and bright blue eyes, Russian beauty Darya Klishin could be mistaken for a model but instead of the catwalk, the 21-year-old from the small town of Tver put her endless legs to work competing in the long jump.

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With her golden blonde hair, flawless face and bright blue eyes, Russian beauty Darya Klishin could be mistaken for a model but instead of the catwalk, the 21-year-old from the small town of Tver put her endless legs to work competing in the long jump.

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8. Having already picked up gold medals in both 2004 and 2008, soccer star Heather Mitts is not only heading back to the Olympics but also gaining fame for her model good looks. The 34-year-old blonde bombshell has been voted sexiest player in the WUSA by PlayboyOnline.com, Hottest Female Athlete by ESPN.com, and appeared in Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue.

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Having already picked up gold medals in both 2004 and 2008, soccer star Heather Mitts is not only heading back to the Olympics but also gaining fame for her model good looks. The 34-year-old blonde bombshell has been voted sexiest player in the WUSA by PlayboyOnline.com, Hottest Female Athlete by ESPN.com, and appeared in Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue.

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9. Nicknamed The Savior, Tony Azevedo is considered one of the best American water polo players in recent memory, which is not surprising considering that his dad played for the Brazilian national team and coached the US national team, while his sister, Cassie, was an all-American water polo player at Long Beach State. Tony won a silver medal at the Beijing games and is hoping to upgrade that to a gold in London.

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Nicknamed The Savior, Tony Azevedo is considered one of the best American water polo players in recent memory, which is not surprising considering that his dad played for the Brazilian national team and coached the US national team, while his sister, Cassie, was an all-American water polo player at Long Beach State. Tony won a silver medal at the Beijing games and is hoping to upgrade that to a gold in London.

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10. Two-time Olympic track and field silver medalist Allyson Felix, 26, is heading back to the games to compete in the 200 meter race, which she has won the gold medal for three times in the World Championship competitions.

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Two-time Olympic track and field silver medalist Allyson Felix, 26, is heading back to the games to compete in the 200 meter race, which she has won the gold medal for three times in the World Championship competitions.

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