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Monica Puig – Puerto Rico – Tennis

Monica Puig - Puerto Rico - Tennis

Monica Puig is a 22 year old 5’7″ professional tennis player from San Juan Puerto Rico. She has worked her way through the Rio Olympic field and will play Angelique Kerber of Germany in the gold medal match later this afternoon (August 13th, 2016). She has become her island nation’s first female medal winner in […]

Colleen Quigley – United States – Track

Colleen Quigley - United States - Track

Colleen Quigley is a 23 year old 5’9″ steeplechaser for the United States. While still in high school she signed a modeling contract with the famed Wilhelmina Modeling Agency. She was very successful and planned on pursuing modeling as a post high school career. That all changed when she was offered a full ride to […]

Petrissa Solja – Germany – Table Tennis

Petrissa Solja - Germany - Table Tennis

Petrissa Solja is a 22 year old professional table tennis player from Germany. Rio will be her first Olympic Games and she will compete in the women’s singles and the women’s team events. Women’s singles competition has ended and Petrissa lost to a North Korean in the third round. Team competition begins tomorrow August 12th […]

Nadja Pries – Germany – Cycling BMX

Nadja Pries - Germany - Cycling BMX

Nadia is a 22 year old 5’3″ 123 lb BMX rider who will be competing in Rio as Germany’s sole female BMX rider. This will be her first Olympic Games but she has competed internationally for Germany during the 2915 UCI BMX World Championships. Her Rio competition begins Wednesday Aug 17th. She is also notable […]

Julia Lier – Germany – Rowing

Julia Lier - Germany - Rowing

Julia Lier is a 24 year old 6’0″ 172 lb rower from Ludwigsfelde, Germany. She will be competing in the Women’s quadruple sculls this morning, August 11th, at 9:24 am. But more importantly, she appeared in the German Playboy’s Olympic Issue which hit the newstands yesterday. Personal Links: Facebook Fan Site Instagram: @julier_91 Photo Gallery […]

Isabelle Härle – Germany – Swimming

Isabelle Härle - Germany - Swimming

Isabelle Härle is 28 year old German open water swimmer. Rio will be her first Olympics but she is very accomplished on the international scene having been part of Germany’s world championship open water swim in both 2013 and 2015. She also won the 2013 European 5K open water swim. In Rio, she will be […]

Zsuzsanna Jakabos – Hungary – Swimming

Zsuzsanna Jakabos - Hungary - Swimming

Zsuzsanna Jakabos is 27 year old 6’0″ swimmer from Hungary who will be competing in her fourth Olympics for Hungary. She spent one year in the US (2008-09) swimming for UNLV. Unfortunately, I didn’t get Jakabos’ post up soon enough and she was eliminated early in her two events, the 400m individual medley and the […]

Penny Taylor – Australia – Basketball

Penny Taylor - Australia - Basketball

Penny Taylor is a 6’1″ guard and captain of the Australian women’s basketball, aka the Opals team from Melbourne, Australia. She was a first round WNBA draft pick of the Cleveland Rockers in 2001 and has been playing professional ball for over 15 years. She has twice been named as the WNBA’s Most Valuable Player. […]

Anouk Vergé-Dépré – Switzerland – Beach Volleyball

Anouk Vergé-Dépré - Switzerland - Beach Volleyball

Personal Info Anouk is a 24 year old 6’1″ tall beach volleyball player from Bern Switzerland. As a youth she competed in both indoor and beach volleyball, but following a stint with the Swiss U19 indoor national team in 2010-11, she decided to drop the hardcourt game to concentrate on the sand. Since 2011 she […]

Aly Raisman – USA – Gymnastics

Aly Raisman - USA - Gymnastics

Aly Raisman is a 22 year old 5’2″ gymnast from the United States. She was the captain of the United States team in both 2012 and 2016. She will be leading the US team in defense of their tean title and will personally be defending her individual floor exerise gold. Personal Links Facebook: AlyRaisman Twitter: […]

Yulia Efimova – Russia – Swimming

Yulia Efimova - Russia - Swimming

Yulia Efimova is a controversial 5’10”, 141 lb, 24 year old swimmer from Russia. She has twice been banned from competition due to failed doping tests. Originally, she was part of a blanket doping ban that the IOC handed down to all Russian athletes. The IOC left the door open to reinstatement of individual athletes […]

Jade Barbosa – Brazil – Gymnastics

Jade Barbosa - Brazil - Gymnastics

Jade Barbosa is 25 year old 4’11” 99 lb gymnast from Brazi. She has been competing for Brazil since she was 16 years old. Rio will be Jade’s second Olympics as she helped Brazil make the team finals finishing tenth in the All-Around in 2008. Here’s a compilation of some of Jade’s gymnastics work. On […]

Eugenie Bouchard – Canada – Tennis

Eugenie Bouchard - Canada - Tennis

Eugenie Bouchard is a 22 year old 5’10” Canadian Tennis player. She is currently ranked 40th in the world and will be competing in the Rio Olympics in both singles and doubles. 2914 was Eugenie’s best year was 2014. She made it to three straight Grand Slam semifinals which included a finals appearance at Wimbledon […]

Hope Solo – United States – Soccer

Hope Solo - United States - Soccer

Hope Solo is 35 year old 5’9″ goalkeeper for the US Soccer Team. She’s been a member of the national team since 2000 (while still playing for the University of Washington) and took over the starting goalie position in 2005. Rio will be her third Olympics. Personal Data Website: HopeSolo.com Facebook: hopesolo Twitter: @hopesolo Instagram: […]

Martina Hingis – Switzerland – Tennis

Martina Hingis - Switzerland - Tennis

Personal Info Martina Hingis is a 35 year old Slovakian born 5’7″ 130 lb Swiss tennis player. She came to fame in the 90s when she became the youngest Grand Slam champion and youngest world #1 ranked player ever when she won a doubles title in Wimbledon at fifteen. From 1997 to 2001, she was, […]

Gisele Bundchen – Brazil – Opening Ceremonies

Gisele Bundchen - Brazil - Opening Ceremonies

Without a doubt, the star of last night’s opening ceremonies was Gisele Bundchen. Her catwalk across Brazil’s famed Maracanã Stadium not only thrilled the local crowd but clearly captured the eyes of billions across the planet. Her walk was a natural that ordinarily would have inspired hundreds of gifs to pop up across the internet, […]

Great Britain Women’s Rugby Team

Great Britain Women's Rugby Team

Great Britain women’s rugby team defeated Canada to win the World Cup in 2014. Now the have their eyes on an Olympic championship to go with it. Emily Scarratt, the captain of the women’s seven squad is shown above holding their World Cup Trophy. Here’s a couple of other pics of Emily. Five British women […]