18 Athletes That Give Kim Kardashian A Run For Her Money

FeaturesGirlsPeople are obsessed with celebrities. Fair enough, some stars have accomplished a lot in acting, music, or some other craft. Others, though, seem to be famous for no reason whatsoever. One of those people is Kim Kardashian.

Kim and the Kardashian family as a whole have a huge fan base, namely from their reality show “Keeping Up With the Kardashians.” Especially Kim, though, is worshipped for her beauty and curvaceous features.

Now we ask the tough question: would you take an athlete or Kim Kardashian? You might say Kim at first, but before you answer, check out these photos of athletes as beautiful if not more beautiful than any of the Kardashians!

#18 Maria Sharapova

001--18-maria-sharapova-bd54d7d338bbff7668c92ba1f57a1753Maria Sharapova is one of the best tennis players in the world, and she’s actually ranked within the top 10 for all female tennis players. Tennis requires consistently high fitness levels, and Sharapova clearly excels at maintaining her fitness. She has legs that go on for days, and in our opinion, she blows Kim Kardashian out of the water.

#17 Michelle Jenneke

002--17-michelle-jenneke-0eefeb8714dc4b4990ea2513f288bdfaMichelle Jenneke is one of the fastest women in the world, and she’s had a pretty successful career to match. Hailing from Australia, she competed in the 2010 Youth Olympics in which she won a silver medal. She’s known for her unique shimmy and shake ritual that she performs before each run. If you thought Jenneke was hot, check out this next athlete…

#16 Serena Williams

003--16-serena-williams-263005Serena Williams has already accomplished a ton in her tennis career and achieved world fame while doing it. On top of that, she maintains her fitness at very high level, allowing her to have the behind that gives Kim Kardashian a run for her money! She’s been competing for many years, and it’s not expected that she’ll stop anytime soon.

#15 Jennifer Nicole Lee

004--15-jennifer-nicole-lee-b3f5e9a03f1587d8892d617c09bd5d8cHaving kids and getting back into amazing shape is a feat that Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Nicole Lee have accomplished, but Lee shed an incredible 70 lbs after having both of her children. On her way to doing that she became a prominent voice in the fitness world, and she’s now an author, fitness model, and a motivational speaker on the subjects of health and fitness.

#14 Snezana Rodic

005--14-snezana-rodic-4dae0539a50a21923a7fa4cdf2dfa64aSnezana Rodic is unique in her appearance, which might be influenced by her cultural background from Slovenia, located in the Balkans. Her heritage mixed with her continued fitness running track and field, Rodic has been able to keep a fit body that would make anybody look twice. Speaking of fit bodies, you’ll love this next athlete…

#13 Liliana Fernandez

006--13-liliana-fernandez-262847Is there anything more attractive than women’s volleyball? A bunch of sweaty girls wearing tight bikinis, running and jumping around. Liliana Fernandez is an exemplary example of why the answer is no, there really isn’t. She’s a valuable player on the Spanish National Volleyball Team and competed in the 2012 Olympic games. Fernandez is the picture of health and fitness.

#12 Brooke Tessmacher

007--12-brooke-tessmacher-263051Hailing from St. Louis, Missouri, Brooke Tessmacher she has the strong look of a female wrestler. That’s exactly what her profession is, and she’s a regular competitor on the independent circle of women’s wrestling. As is common for fit women, Tessmacher has an excellent behind that has likely been developed with endless squats.

#11 Caitlin Rice

008--11-caitlin-rice-262788While Caitlin Rice might not be an Olympic athlete, she’s definitely fit enough to compete with any pro-athlete or Kim Kardashian – especially when it comes to her backside. She’s risen to fame as a fitness icon on social media, and she’s well-known for her intense fitness regimens and how-to guides for healthy living.

#10 Chemmy Alcott

009--10-chemmy-alcott-263255Chemmy Alcott is an Olympic athlete, and she’s represented the United Kingdom in several of the games. She didn’t medal, but it’s still quite an accomplishment. While Alcott is technically retired from active competition, she still remains very fit. Alcott has been skiing since she was 2-years-old, which has helped her keep that great physique.

#9 Alex Morgan

010--9-alex-morgan-262863Clearly, soccer isn’t just a game that features countless attractive men. Alex Morgan plays for the United States National Soccer Team, and she’s also been a player for the Orlando Pride Soccer Team. In 2012, Morgan won an Olympic gold medal with the rest of the American National Team. On the side, she could easily be a fitness model.

#8 Tatiana Borodulina

011--8-tatiana-borodulina-263337Tatiana Borodulina has competed in multiple Olympics for two different countries, Australia and Russia. Early in her career, she represented Russia, but more recently, she competed for Australia at the 2012 Olympics but then went back to repping Russia. Whichever country she represents, her fitness level and gorgeous physique is something to aspire to.

#7 Alana Blanchard

012--7-alana-blanchard-262895There aren’t many sports cooler than surfing, and Alana Blanchard grew up practicing to become a surfing pro while becoming one of the coolest ladies around. She’s become a recognized pro, and her extremely healthy lifestyle shows in her physique. Blanchard was born in Hawaii and remains based out of the tropical paradise today.

#6 Alexandra Saitova

013--6-alexandra-saitova-271cdd736480aa46ad5d14e4f41327a2Curling is a relatively rare sport, not many people seem to do it just for fun. But it’s super entertaining to watch. With that being said, it takes a high level of athleticism to be competitive in the sport, and Alexandra Saitova is one of the most athletic and attractive curling professionals we’ve ever seen.

#5 Stacey Keibler

014--5-stacey-keibler-262915From Maryland, United States comes Stacey Keibler. Besides being in excellent physical shape, she’s worked as a professional model and one of the girls on WWE. She’s not exactly an athlete, but to hold a job that is so much in the public eye, she’s had to maintain a sterling physique. You won’t want to miss seeing this next sexy athlete…

#4 Julia Mancuso

015--4-julia-mancuso-263406Julia Manusco competed in three separate Olympic Games for the United States, and she won a total of four medals, one being gold. Needless to say, she’s one of the best alpine skiers in the world. Clearly, there are some nice perks to being a professional skier, like being in amazing shape. This next athlete puts Kim Kardashian to shame…

#3 Jen Selter

016--3-jen-selter-262936If you consider exemplary fitness a sport, then Jen Selter is the premiere athlete in her field. She’s one of the most popular fitness stars on the internet these days, and she clearly practices what she preaches. To top it all off, she has one of the most show-stopping smiles that even Kim Kardashian would have a hard time competing with.

#2 Jennie Finch

017--2-jennie-finch-6c54ce342c084b5dbef65342afab236eFrom La Mirada, California comes Jennie Finch, professional softball player. She’s been playing ball for most of her life, and although baseball might not be directly associated with peak fitness, Finch is definitely in great shape. She must be running the bases non-stop to have such an incredible figure! Don’t worry, we saved the best athlete for last…

#1 Anais Zanotti

018--1-anais-zanotti-ef06a5a24204c0d47b8bbfa0e11ef73eAnais Zanotti is an incredibly talented woman, and she has extensive experience as an athlete, model, and perhaps most interesting, a stuntwoman. Being a stuntwoman doesn’t technically involved any competition, but it’s still incredibly cool. Zanotti is one of the fittest and bravest women to make the list which is why we saved her for last!

These athletes are famous for all the right reasons. They’ve worked hard, excelled at their crafts, and received recognition accordingly.

On top of being incredible athletes, they are also incredibly beautiful woman. When fitness is such a huge part of someone’s life, it makes sense that their figure would benefit as a result.

No one’s arguing that Kim Kardashian is beautiful, but these athletes definitely give her a run for their money.

What do you think? Does Kim Kardashian take the cake or do some of these athletes win the beauty competition? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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