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10 Sexiest Female Athletes of the Moscow World Championships

August 20, 2013 08:52 IST

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Sports and women make for a lip-smacking combination!

The just-concluded World Athletics Championships was not just about speed and endurance. There was beauty too. These ten female athletes, we think, added sheen to the track and field extravaganza.

Take the poll in the last slide and let us know who you think was the sexiest in Moscow.

Yelena Isinbayeva (Russia)

Without a global title since 2008, struggling for form and due to retire, the 31-year-old Russian pole vault queen fed off the energy produced by a finally near-full and raucous Luzhniki stadium to triumph with a leap of 4.89 metres.

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Image: Yelena Isinbayeva of Russia celebrates winning gold
Photographs: Ian Walton/Getty Images

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Angelica Bengtsson (Sweden)

Pole vaulter Angelica Bengtsson was one of Sweden's main medal hopes.

The 20-year-old World junior record holder, however, finished 16th with a clearance of 4.45 metres.

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Photographs: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

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Anna Chicherova (Russia)

High jump pin-up girl Anna Chicherova managed a bronze in Moscow.

The Olympic and World champion was also runner-up at the World Championships in 2007 and 2009.

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Photographs: Fredrik Sandberg/Reuters

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Melissa Breen (Australia)

Australia disappointed in Moscow but this striking beauty stood out in the heats.

The sprinter considered her 200 metres heat a learning experience after after drawing the lane inside Jamaica's gold medallist Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in her heat and finished seventh in 23.85 seconds.

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Darya Klishina (Russia)

Russia’s Darya Klishina made everyone stand up and pay attention to her stunning looks. In addition to athletics, this long jumper is also a model. She finished seventh in her event.

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Meghan Beesley (Great Britain)

Britain’s Meghan Beesley was 'miss sunshine' in the women's 400 metres hurdles. She claimed a new personal best on her World Championships debut.

She smashed her best in the first of two 400m hurdles semi-finals, clocking 54.97 seconds to become only the sixth girl in British history to go under 55 seconds. She finished sixth, edged out of fifth and qualification, by only three hundredths of a second.

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Sally Pearson (Australia)

Sally Pearson is one of the finest athletes Australia has produced.

The 2011 World champion and 2012 Olympic champion in the 100 metres hurdles managed a silver at Moscow and vowed to come back stronger.

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Ivet Lalova (Bulgaria)

Ivet Lalova specialises in the 100 and 200 metres sprints.

Bulgaria's top female sprinter failed to make it to the finals in both events.

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Nadine Broersen (Netherlands)

Netherlands’s Nadine Broersen is supposed to have the best body in the sport and we are not debating. She did reasonably well at Moscow finishing tenth in the heptathlon, with 6224 points.

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Snezana Rodic (Slovenia)

Snesana Rodic is a Slovenian triple jumper. At 31, she finished ninth with a clearance of 14.13 metres.

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So who do you think is sexiest female athlete?

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