Notice a Pattern Here? World-Class Heptathletes Have Brains, Brawn...and Beauty

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Notice a Pattern Here? World-Class Heptathletes Have Brains, Brawn...and Beauty

I admit to a degree of bias. Even so, it is this writer's opinion that the sport of Track and Field boasts some of the most amazing female athletes on the planet. They run faster, leap higher and throw farther (the most basic human athletic endeavors) than their counterparts in any other area of sport.

Let's refine the matter further. The discipline known as women's multi-events (pentathlon, heptathlon) seems to attract an even greater concentration of strength, versatility, smarts...and beauty.

The multi-athletes, because of the grueling requirement of excellence in multiple events, are rightfully referred to as the "world's greatest athletes."

No attempt was made to rank these girls. As for their athletic accomplishments, let the record book speak for itself. As for their aesthetic appeal, beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

Herein, you will find a mere sampling of Track and Field's rich abundance of great athletes. But beyond the competitive necessities of brains and brawn, enjoy also their beauty—in a G-rated sort of way

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