Working your entire life to achieve one goal doesn't sound very enticing until you are reminded that the one goal you are working towards is an Olympic gold medal.
Hard work, talent, and the will to push yourself to the limit is how you can make it to the games but winning a gold medal takes a little extra.
These women have worked harder than the others and have done more than the rest of the pack to bring home a highly coveted and well-deserved Olympic gold medal.
Here are the 25 hottest Summer Olympic gold medalists. Enjoy.