Sure, she’s not an Olympian per se, but as far as we’re concerned, the 5 foot 110lb competitor epitomizes everything that we love about hot Olympic athletes. In a pint size! If you haven’t yet seen her run in American Ninja Warrior, set some time aside and be prepared to fall in love:
Still on the fence? First, what’s wrong with you? But just for insurance, check out our gallery of the 2012 NCAA Southeast Regional Gymnast of the Year below!
This talented beauty has taken the Ice Skate world by storm, gaining medals in several world class competitions, winning the Russian Championship 4 times outright and capping it off by winning Gold at Sochi 2014… all at the tender age of 17… Many claim that Adelina will be the one to de-throne “Queen” Yuna!
Winning Bronze for Ice Dance with her partner Nikita Katsalapov and Gold for the Team event, this 19 year old is off to an amazing career. Being in the shadow of teammate Adelina Sotnikova doesn’t help but it just might be the thing to keep out of the spotlight!
What is it about Canadian women that makes them seem so down-to-earth and accessible? Like you could chat them up in a pub and it’d be relaxing and fun? Ms. Gough here justbarely missed getting a medal in a tough match.