There are many beautiful track and field female athletes who are known for their athletic achievements. The best-looking female track and field stars have great bodies, sexy looks, and charming personalities. These ladies are in the spotlight for their athletic abilities and their looks. Many fans are interested in finding out who the most beautiful track and field female athletes are.
If you are looking for a sport that keeps you in great shape, improves your self-confidence, and reduces stress, you might want to consider track and field. It is a sport that is open to people of all ages, sizes, and abilities.
In track and field events, you are usually racing against yourself or a stopwatch.
From high jump to the discus and the Olympic Games, these female track and field athletes are some of the most beautiful ever to compete in their respective events. Whether competing for a national championship or just for a spot on the podium, these track and field athletes are among the most beautiful ever to compete in their respective events.
1. Yuliya Levchenko
Yuliya Levchenko was born on November 28th, 1997 in Ukraine. Yuliia Andriivna Levchenko or Yuliya Andriivna Levchenko is one of the hottest and most beautiful female athletes in the world. Yuliya Levchenko, a Ukrainian high jumper, finished eighth in the 2020 Olympics. She is one of the most beautiful Ukrainian women and one of the most popular names in the United States.
Although Yuliya Levchenko is a well-known Ukrainian name, she is a very popular name in the United States. Yuliya Levchenko is a very good athlete with a lot of potential. She has earned a lot of attention at a young age. The fact that she is a very popular lady adds to her appeal. She is a very popular lady because of her stunning looks. As a result of her popularity, she has been able to maintain her status for a long time. All of these things make her an effective package. All of these qualities make her an ideal package.
2. Alysha Newman
Alysha Eveline Newman was born on June 29, 1994, and she is a Canadian athlete who specializes in pole vaulting. She took part in the 2016 and 2020 Olympics. Alysha Newman became the 2018 Commonwealth Games champion in the women's pole vault, setting a new Games record of 4.75 meters (15.6 ft). This 27-year-old athlete from Canada is included on our list because she is just too beautiful.
Pole vaulting was Newman's first sport, but she was forced to give it up when she was 13 years old. She has been involved in gymnastics, ice hockey, and diving in addition to her current track and field pursuits. After taking a year off from sports, she selected track and field as her next sport.
3. Sara Galimberti
Sara Galimberti, an Italian track and field athlete, has an incredible physique and has been recognized for both her athletic ability and good looks. On the track, Sara is mainly known for her running. She competes in 800, 1000, 1500, 3000, 5000, 10,000 metre, and 5 km Road & Half Marathon races.
Lombardia, Italy, is where she hails from, and she has won the 800 and 1500 metres at the regional championships five times. She has also finished third at the Italian Junior Championships.
This track and field female athlete has been featured in hundreds of magazines, and she holds the current record for the 200-meter race. She began her athletic career when she was 11 years old. She trained with Italian track star Stefano Mei for two years before she began competing.
She was named Miss Lombardia in 2009 (one of the nation's northernmost territories, which is the fashion capital of Milan).
4. Allison Stokke
Allison Stokke, an Orange County, California, pole vaulter, was born March 22, 1989. She won a California state title in 2004 at the age of 15, breaking several national records at that level. In her senior year of Newport Harbor High School, she reached 414 cm, which was the second-best result nationally for senior women.
In May 2007, Stokkesta became an Internet sensation the day sports-themed blog reported his appearance. The result was front-page news in The Washington Post on May 29. There was much attention on the Internet's power, the right to privacy, and double standards in relation to the assessment of female athletes in appearance rather than merit. The case sparked discussions about the Internet's power, the right to privacy, and double standards in relation to the assessment of female athletes in appearance rather than merit. In June 2007, Stokke was dubbed a “sex symbol against her will.” by the largest weekly magazine, Der Spiegel.
There is no doubt that Allison Stokke is one of the most popular track and field athletes. She has been featured on magazine covers, prominent websites, and films. She was once a model for Nike, among other achievements. Her athletic prowess and physical appearance (which includes some tattoos) are observable in her career results. She has also been featured on the covers of several publications, including Running Times, Oxygen, and Women's Fitness Magazine.
5. Lolo Jones
Lori Susan “Lolo” Jones (born August 5, 1982) is a bobsledder and hurdler who competes in the 60-meter and 100-meter hurdles. During her time at Louisiana State University, she won 11 All-American honors and three NCAA titles in the 60-meter and 100-meter hurdles. She was a gold medalist at the World Indoor Championship in 2008 and 2010 in the 60-meter hurdles, as well as the 2010 and 2011 World Indoor Championships. In bobsledding, she won the 2021 IBSF World Championship as the brakeman for Kaillie Humphries.
She was expected to win the 100-meter hurdles at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but she tripped on the penultimate hurdle and came in seventh place. She then won gold in the 2008 World Athletics Final, beating Olympic champion Dawn Harper's time of 12.56 with a time of 12.56. In 2018, Harrison and Sharika Nelvis both improved the American 60-meter hurdle record to 7.70 seconds, knocking Jones down to the second place.
Jones is also a brakeman for the U.S. bobsled team, and she won a gold medal in the mixed team event at the 2013 World Championships. She was one of the few athletes who competed in both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games when she represented the U.S. at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Reality TV shows, such as Dancing with the Stars and The Challenge, among others, have featured her as well as the Olympics.
6. Leryn Franco
Leryn Steneri Dahiana Franco (born March 1, 1982, in Asunción) is a Paraguayan actress, model, and former athlete who competed in the javelin throw at the 2004, 2008, and 2012 Olympics. On June 8, 2012, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, Franco set a personal best of 57.77 meters in the javelin throw to finish third in the 2012 Ibero-American Championships in Athletics.
Franco's achievement overthrew her own national record of 55.66 meters, which she achieved at the 2011 South American Championships in Athletics. She was also cast in the Irish film Eliza Lynch: Queen of Paraguay, playing the younger Eliza Lynch, in 2013.
Following the 2012 London Olympics, Leryn Franco of Paraguay is turning heads in London, but not because of her athletic talents. Franco did not qualify for the javelin final but continues to be known as the ‘hottest female Olympian.'
7. Allyson Felix
Allyson Felix has achieved the remarkable feat of winning seven Olympic gold medals across 200m, two Olympic silver medals, and three world championships. She has been a three-time Olympic silver medalist and a 2012 Olympic gold medalist in addition to her Olympic relay golds. In 2021, she will win two Olympic gold medals, one for the 4x100m relay and one for the 4x400m relay. She is the only female track athlete to have earned seven gold medals.
A sprinter who broke Usain Bolt's world records is rare, but United States athlete Felix is one of them. During the 2019 World Athletics Championships, she won her 12th gold medal, one more than what the legendary Jamaican won in his illustrious career. She expressed her gratitude for the accomplishment via Twitter with a one-word message that said simply, “humbled”.
She won her 13th medal just days later, her 18th worldwide athletic world championship gold medal making her the most decorated athlete in history, and also owns a World Indoor Championship gold. She is one of the greatest track and field athletes in Olympic history, as well as being a true legend of the sport. Allyson Felix has won 14 Olympic medals, making her one of the greatest sprinters of all time. She is also very attractive.
A basketball-obsessed 15-year-old received the nickname “chicken legs” from her new track teammates in ninth grade, and 20 years later she was considered one of the greatest sprinters of all time.
8. Louise Hazel
Louise Hazel, a UK-based celebrity competition veteran, competed on the Channel 4 reality winter sport show The Jump in 2015. Hazel was the only competitor to attempt the K40 (the largest ski jump) on live television during series two of The Jump. She has also competed in the Semi-Final stage of ITV's Ninja Warrior UK Text Santa Special, Celebrity Come Dine With Me, Celebrity Pointless, and Celebrity The Chase, among other things. There is no doubt that this personal trainer and fitness expert is ready for The Challenge, as she has accomplished so many celebrity competitions.
Hazel won a Commonwealth gold medal in the heptathlon in 2010 and competed for Team Great Britain at the 2012 London Olympics, in addition to winning numerous other celebrity competitions. She is widely known for The Podium Effect, the world's first 360-day online solution to weight management. In collaboration with The Challenge, Hazel works with Save the Children, which is working to save children's lives.
9. Maggie Vessey
Maggie Vessey is an American athlete who specializes in middle-distance track events. She was the US representative at the 2009 and 2011 World Championships in Athletics for the 800m.
Vessey won the title of Big West Conference 800m champion while she was studying at Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo twice. In 2005, she was the runner-up for the 800m at the NCAA championships. Vessey placed 5th in the 800m category at the 2008 Olympic Trials.
In 2014, she ran her fastest 400m time of 52.82 at the Occidental Invite. The following year, she became the gold medalist at the IAAF World Championships and broke a national record.
10. Darya Klishina
On June 26, 2010, Klishina jumped 7.03 meters, setting a Russian junior record and the second-best junior jump of all time. She also jumped 7.03 meters on June 26, 2010, setting the second-best jump in the world that year, behind only her teammate Olga Kucherenko's 7.13-meter mark. Despite her reign in the long jump of the 2010 event, Klishina never competes in athletics at the 2010 World Junior Championships. In 2013, she moved to the United States from Russia.
We were intrigued by Darya when we saw her at the 2012 London Olympics. What caused her to become a political target later that year? She is a seven-time European champion and multiple bronze medalist, as well as a great inspiration to young athletes in Russia.
11. Michelle Jenneke
Michelle Shelly Jenneke was born on June 23, 1993. She is an Australian hurdler and model. She won a silver medal at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics for the 100 m hurdles and the 100 m hurdles at the 2016 Australian Athletics Championships to qualify for the Rio Olympics.
After her pre-race dance routine went viral on the internet in 2012 and was featured in the 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, she received worldwide media attention. Because she is a role model, girls look up to her and want to be like her.
12. Melanie Adams
Melanie Adams was born on July 21, 1988 in Melbourne, Australia. She began her pole-vaulting career at the young age of 11 when her parents noticed her ability to jump over things. Two national under-21 titles have been won by this athlete. Although she is noted for her athleticism, she is also gaining fame as a model.
The model/athlete has frequently posted pictures of herself in swimsuits on her blog to maintain her popularity. She desires to one day participate in the Miss Universe pageant if she ever wins the Miss Teen Australia pageant. Melanie Adams, the 2012 Olympics' Sexiest Athlete, was selected by dirt.com.
She won the title on the same day that pole vaulting was in London. Her personal best is 3.8 meters.The Russian long jumper Datya Klishina came in second, and the Paraguay javelin thrower Leryn Franco came in third.
13. Voula Papachristou
Voula “Para” Paraskevi Papachristou is a triple and long jump athlete from Greece. She has participated in a variety of competitions for her nation, and she has won multiple medals at world level. The majority of her triumphs, however, have been in the triple jump discipline. Voula Papachristou was born on April 17, 1989, in Athens, the capital of Greece. She gained recognition in 2008 when she won a triple jump bronze medal at the Junior World Championships.
She finished third at the 2009 Mediterranean Games but was unsuccessful at the 2009 European Indoor Championships the same year. She competed at the World Championships in 2009 but did not qualify for the final round. She won a gold medal at the 2009 European U23 Championships. In the following years, she was unsuccessful at the 2011 European Athletics Indoor Championships, but she successfully defended her 2011 European U23 Championships title.
In 2012, she was expelled from the Greek Olympic team after posting a discriminatory remark on the internet. She finished eighth in the 2016 Summer Olympics' final in Rio de Janeiro. In 2018, she won the European Championship in Berlin with a leap of 14.60 m.
14. Natasha Hastings
At a young age, Natasha Hastings began racing and took first place in the 400 metres at the USATF Junior Olympics in the Youth Girls category. She was able to take her track and field interests to a more competitive level at A. Philip Randolph Campus High School in Harlem, New York. In 2008, Hastings won an Olympic silver medal in the women's 4 x 400 metre relay.
A world record breaker, Natasha Hastings has won a gold medal at the 2011 World Championships and set a personal best time of 3:23.47 minutes to win the same event. UCLA honoured her as an All-American and still holds the 200-metre record, set in 1999.
15. Snezana Rodic
She was born on 19 August 1982 as Snežana Vukmirović but got married to Aleksandar Rodić. Snežana Rodić is a Slovenian triple jumper. She is mostly referred to as Snežana Rodic, Snežana Rodič, and Snežana Vukmirovič. Rodic is a rare blend of athleticism and beauty. She has garnered a cult obsession on the internet. Her name generates more than 1,800 hits on Youtube.com, and more than 6,000 hits on Dailymotion.com.
At just 17 years old, the Australian hurdler and world record holder is on the fast track to becoming a dominant athlete in the 100-meter hurdles. Rodic won gold at the World Youth Championships in 2006 and has earned several silver and bronze medals at World Junior Championships.
16. Robin Bone
Robin Bone, a Canadian pole vaulter from Toronto, Ontario, has been at the forefront of her game for years. She began her professional career in gymnastics at the age of 5, working her way up the rankings to compete internationally. After a bad concussion took her out of gymnastics for good 11 years later, she discovered a new passion: pole vaulting. Although she was a gifted and driven athlete, she found a new interest soon after her recovery. Bone has been a six-time Canadian national team member and one of the nation's top pole vaulters for 10 years.
She has also achieved Youth and Junior Champion status in competitions as well as being a USport Canadian National Record Holder (Western University) and three-time USport Canadian National Champion. She now trains under former American Record Holder and two-time Olympian Brad Walker with her eyes on the Canadian Olympic Team.
17. Cathrine Larsasen
Cathrine Larsåsen, a Norwegian pole vaulter from Oslo, was born on December 5, 1986. She won ten consecutive Norwegian championships between 2004 and 2013, although she tied for first with Katrine Haarklau in 2009 and 2013.
She took part in her first international competition at the European U23 Championships in 2007 and finished ninth with 4.10 metres. In the qualification, she jumped 4.15 metres, matching her own Norwegian record.
Before the year was over, she improved her Norway junior championship record of 4.21 metres in Tønsberg to 4.21 metres. She set five Norwegian outdoor records before the year was over.
18. Ivet Lalova
Ivet Miroslavova Lalova-Collio, a Bulgarian athlete who races the 100 and 200-metre sprints, was born May 18, 1984 in Sofia. She is the twelfth fastest woman in the history of the 100-metre sprint. She finished fourth in the 100-metre dash and fifth in the 200-metre dash at the 2004 Summer Olympics.
Her career was halted from June 2005 to May 2007 due to a leg injury. In June 2012, she won gold at the European Athletics Championships in the 100-metre dash. She won silver in both the 100- and 200-metre races at the European Athletics Championships in July 2016. She has competed in four Olympics.
19. Sandi Morris
Sandi Morris was born on July 8, 1992, and she is a pole vaulter from the United States. She won silver at the 2017 World Championships in Athletics in the pole vault event, as well as the silver at the pole vault event at the 2019 World Championships in Athletics. She won the silver during the pole vault event at the 2017 World Championships in Athletics and the silver at the 2019 World Championships in Athletics. She earned a silver medal at the World Indoor Championships in 2018. Morris has a personal best vault of 16 ft 3 in.
She achieved this height on March 12, 2016 at the Rice University track in Houston, Texas, where she also set a new championship record. Jennifer Suhr's American outdoor pole vault record was broken by Morris on July 23, 2016 at the American Track League at Rice University. The American women's outdoor pole vault record was broken by Morris on September 9, 2016 at the IAAF Diamond League Memorial Van Damme in Brussels, clearing 5 m (16 ft 5 in).
20. Jirina Ptacnikova
Jirina Ptacnikova is a Slovak national and Czech native who has been competing in both the sprints and hurdles since she was a young person. She discovered her true passion for athletic events when she was sixteen, when she began handball. Now, Ptacnikova is among the top women athletes in the world. In July 2012, Ptacnikova qualified for the Olympics in the 100m hurdles event.
21. Maria Andrejczyk
Maria Magdalena Andrejczyk was born on March 9, 1996, and is a Polish track and field athlete specializing in the javelin throw. She is the silver medalist in the javelin throw at the 2020 Summer Olympics and the 2015 European Junior Champion. His personal best of 71.40 m in 2021 is the Polish record as well as the third-best result in women's javelin throw history.
22. Queen Harrison
Quedith Claye Harrison, born September 10, 1988, competed in the 400-meter hurdles at the 2008 Summer Olympics in the United States. As the first female athlete from Virginia Tech to compete in the event, Harrison was a six-time collegiate All-American in the 400-meter hurdles at the 2008 Summer Olympics. Queen Harrison is a meet director for the Virginia's Best Track and Field Classic – VHSL meet, which is held in Richmond, Virginia.
Harrison competed in hurdling, long jump, and triple jump at Hermitage High School in Richmond, Virginia, where she was elected to its sports hall of fame. Harrison was fourth at the 2015 National Championships and was selected to compete at the 2015 Pan American Games, where she won the gold medal. She was fourth in the 100-meter hurdles in 12.57 seconds at the 2016 United States Olympic Trials (track and field) on July 8, 2016.
Claye married his fellow American athlete Will Claye in October 2018. At the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Claye won a silver medal in the triple jump and immediately proposed to her.
23 Nadine Broersen
In 2012, Nadine Broersen, who was born in the Netherlands, ran the 400 metre hurdles at the Olympics. She finished fourth. At the 2014 European Championships in Zurich, she won a gold medal in the 4×400 metre relay. In addition to running for her country at the 2011 World Championships, where she won a silver medal on the 4×400 metre relay team, she ran the 300 metre hurdles where she set a personal record of 33.
24. Anicka Newell
Anicka Newell's presence is solid and potent. She is the defending world record holder in the 100m hurdles and the 2011 world champion, among other achievements. She has been ranked #1 in the world since 2008, but has been able to compete in only a few competitions outside her home country because of injuries. Anicka recently joined Nike's ‘Just Do It' campaign, and I'm sure that her picture will be seen alongside other prominent athletes in commercials or sports programs every day.
25. Emma Coburn
Emma Jane Coburn was born October 19, 1990 and she is an American middle-distance runner who competes in the 3000 meters steeplechase. She has achieved world champion, world silver medalist, Olympic bronze medalist, three-time Olympian, and 10-time national steeplechase champion status in addition to being a world champion, world silver medalist, and three-time Olympian.
Coburn won the world steeplechase title at the 2017 World Championships in London, making her the first American to do so since 1952. She won the gold medal, setting a championship record time of 9:02.58 and lowering her American record by five seconds.
Emma Jane Coburn is an Olympic athlete for the US in 2012, 2016, and 2020. In addition to being the first American woman to win an Olympic steeplechase medal, she won the bronze medal in Rio, becoming the first American woman to win an Olympic steeplechase medal. She set a new American record with a finish time of 9:07.63.
26. Angelica Bengtsson
Angelica Therese Bengtsson was born on July 8, 1993, and she is a Swedish track and field athlete who specialises in the pole vault. She became the first pole vault winner at the inaugural Summer Youth Olympics in Singapore in 2010. Bengtsson won gold medals at the 2009 World Youth Championships and the 2010 World Junior Championships in Athletics in 2009 and 2010, respectively. Bengtsson set a mark of 4.47 m in 2010 for the youth world record in pole vaulting and a world junior record of 4.63 m in 2011.
She placed fourth in the 2015 World Championships in Beijing, China, setting a national record of 4.70 m in the final. On February 24, 2019, she set a national indoor record of 4.81 m in Clermont-Ferrand. Bengtsson has won eleven national titles. She announced her retirement from pole vaulting on November 1, 2021.
27. Nikoleta Kyriakopoulou
Nikoleta ‘Nikol' Kyriakopoulou was born on March 21, 1986, and is a Greek pole vaulter. She finished eighth at the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2021. She also won the bronze medal at the World Championships in Beijing in 2015 with a jump of 4.80 metres. In 2015, she set five Greek records (indoor and outdoor) in addition to raising the bar to 4.83 metres
The IAAF Diamond League was won by her in 2015, the first Greek athlete to accomplish the feat. In 2012, she won the bronze medal at the European Championships in Helsinki, becoming the first Greek athlete to do so. In 2011, she finished eighth at the IAAF World Championships in Daegu, one year earlier. She also won the 2009 Mediterranean Games, with a Games record of 4.50 metres, while finishing sixth at the World Championships in Grosseto in 2004.
She did not compete in the 2016 Rio Olympics, as she was injured. In 2017, she became the mother of a baby girl and announced her return to competition for 2018. She won a silver medal at the 2018 European Championships.
28. Chantae McMillan
Chantae McMillan was born on May 1, 1988, and she is a heptathlete from the United States who competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Chantae wasn’t encouraged to play sports as a youngster. She had to work really hard if she wanted to be a good athlete. By high school, she decided to try track and field, and she tried out for the team.
She found herself lost among the other girls with large ambitions, however. It was time for a change, and she tried out for track and field in 2011. McMillan placed third at the 2011 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, scoring 6,003 points. Sharon Day placed first with 6,058 points and Ryann Krais placed second with 6,030 points.
McMillan was one of three women that qualified for the 2012 London Olympics at the U.S. Olympic trials on June 30, 2012. A crossing result of 6,188 points saw her finish third at the trials. The Olympic A standard for McMillan was achieved at the trials in addition to personal bests in 100 meter hurdles, 200 meters, shot put, javelin, and 800 meters.
29. Ana Cláudia Lemos
Ana Cláudia Lemos Silva was born on November 6, 1988, and she is a Brazilian track and field athlete who competes in sprinting events. She is the 200-metre South American record holder (22.48 seconds) as well as the 100-metre South American record holder (11.05 seconds). She was also a part of the team that set a continental record in the 4×100 metres relay with a time of 42.29 seconds.
She has won gold medals in the South American Games and Ibero-American Championships in 2010, in addition to the Military World Games in 2011. As well as winning the 200-metre South American title three times, she is a two-time gold medallist at the 2011 Pan American Games in the 200-metre and 4×100-metre relay.
She is also recognised for her beauty. Silva represented her country at the 2012 Summer Olympics and is a three-time Military World Games medallist and two-time gold medallist in the 200 metres.
30. Dafne Schippers
Dafne Schippers was born on 15th June 1992 and she is a Dutch track and field athlete who competes in sprints event. She previously competed in the heptathlon. Schippers won silver at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the 200 metres. She was a world champion in 2015 and 2017 as well as silver at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the 200 metres.
She holds the European record in the 200 metres with a time of 21.63 seconds, making her the sixth-fastest woman ever in this event. She holds the national record in the 100 metres and the co-record in the 4 × 100 metres relay.
31. Christina Vukicevic Demidov
Ljubica Christina Vukicevic Demidov was born on June 18, 1987, and is a Norwegian former hurdler. Ski IL fielded her, and her father Petar Vukićević, who competed for Yugoslavia at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, trained her. Vladimir Vukicevic who is her brother is also a hurdler.
Her first international medal was a gold one in the 2003 European Youth Summer Olympic Festival in Paris. She finished fifth at the 2004 World Junior Championships and won a silver medal at the 2005 European Junior Championships in Kaunas. She was forced to take a prolonged break during the summer of 2005 due to a knee-injury and subsequent surgery.
She won a silver medal at the 2006 World Junior Championships, setting a national junior record in the process. She ran a personal best time of 13.07 seconds in the heats at the 2007 World Championships, her first appearance at a major championships. Since 2004, she has been the Norwegian champion, last in 2008 with 13.20 seconds.
During the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, she ran the 60-meter hurdles in eight seconds. On the international stage in Düsseldorf in 2008, she ran 8.03 seconds. She was the fourth-place finisher at the 2009 European Indoor Championships, missing the podium by just one position. She won her first international gold medal at the 2009 European U23 Championships in Kaunas, finishing in 12.99 seconds. She lowered her personal best that season to 12.74 seconds, which she achieved in Hengelo. She ran 13.00 seconds at the 2009 World Championships, but was eliminated in the semifinals for the second straight year.
She missed a spot on the podium at the 2010 IAAF World Indoor Championships when she finished seventh in the 60 meters hurdles at the 2010 European Team Championships. She won the bronze medal at the 2010 European Team Championships and came in fourth at the 2010 European Championships later on, recording a season-best of 12.78 seconds in the final.
She broke the national record in 60 meters hurdles (7.90 seconds) at the BW Bank Meeting in February 2011. She aimed for a medal at the 2011 European Athletics Indoor Championships, hoping to improve on her fourth place finish from 2009.
32. Colleen Quigley
Colleen Quigley, a St. Louis, Missouri native, finished 12th in the 3000 metres steeplechase at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, and 8th in the 3000 metres steeplechase at the 2016 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. She was born November 20, 1992. The Colleen Quigley is the daughter of Peter and Kathleen Quigley.
In June 2015, Bowerman Track Club signed Quigley to a professional contract. She finished third in the 3000 metres steeplechase at the 2015 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships and 12th at the World Championships in Beijing, China. Later that year, she finished third in the steeplechase in 9:24.92 at the USA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships.
On June 30, 2019, she finished seventh in the Diamond League steeplechase at the Prefontaine Classic in Stanford, California, running 9:11.41. At the 2019 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships, she crossed the finish line first in the mile in 4:29:27 to win the Indoor Mile Championship. On February 27, 2020, Quigley clocked 8:28.71 in the 3000 meters at Boston University, helping her Bowerman Track Club teammates Karissa Schweizer and Shelby Houlihan set the American record. Quigley's time of 8:28.71 was faster than the previous American record of 8:33.25 by Shalane Flanagan, but Flanagan and her two teammates also surpassed the record.
The Bowerman Track Club held a inter-squad meet on July 31, 2020, in which Quigley ran as part of the 4 x 1500 metre relay with Elise Cranny, Karissa Schweizer, and Shelby Houlihan. The team finished with a time of 16:27.02, 6 seconds better than the previous world record of 16:33.58 set by Team Kenya.
On February 4, 2021, Josh Seitz, who coached Quigley at Florida State University, announced that he would coach her again. Jerry Schumacher, Bowerman Track Club, and coach, was ousted as a result.
33. Simone Biles
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An artistic gymnast, Simone Biles was born on March 14, 1997. In addition to tying Shannon Miller for the most Olympic gymnastics medals won by an American gymnast, Biles won seven Olympic medals in Rio. According to many sources, she is the greatest gymnast of all time, having won the most World Championship medals of all time. In 2022, Biles was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Joe Biden.
Biles has won the most World medals and golds at the 2019 competition in Stuttgart, surpassing Vitaly Scherbo's record of 23 World medals by winning her 24th and 25th gold medals as a gymnast. She has the most World all-around champion titles as a gymnast. She is the first gymnast since Lilia Podkopayeva in 1996 to win both the World Championships and the Olympics in an individual all-around title.
She is only the sixth woman and the first American woman to win a World medal on every event, as well as the first female gymnast to win a medal on every event at a single Olympics or World Championships, having done so at the 2018 World Championships in Doha. She is the tenth female gymnast and the first American gymnast to win a World medal on every event, having accomplished this feat at the 2018 World Championships in Doha.