There was a time when sports could be played, or even dominated, by goofy-looking people.
Go look up Ernie Lombardi, Shoeless Joe Jackson and George Mikan if you do not believe me. Killer looks and sculpted figures were not always necessary requisites.
But in the 21st century, hyper competitiveness requires athletes to be in top shape in order to rise to the top of their games. The result is that the vast majority of professional athletes have fantastic bodies.
And this phenomenon becomes a windfall for female athletes, as the very things that makes them great athletes also tends to make them look great in evening gowns, bathing suits and what have you.
Here's a look at 25 such athletes, hotties, if you will, who clean up well.