Who says German isn't a lovely language? Gauss is a competitive shooter and participated in the 10-meter air rifle event in London.
This rhythmic gymnast posed for the German edition of Playboy, no doubt piquing interest in a sport that has yet to really catch on in America.
This German diver participated in the 10-meter platform in the 2012 London Olympics, where she also partnered with Nora Subschinski in synchronized 10-meter platform. She didn't medal in London but won a bronze medal in the 10-meter platform at the 2007 World Aquatics Championships.
A Hungarian pole vaulter, Juhasz posed for this photo in 2004.
This German field hockey player participated in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing and the 2012 Olympics in London.
Yet another German field hockey player, Scholz took part in the Beijing Olympics in 2008.
Beard is an American swimmer and one of the most decorated athletes in this gallery. She's a two-time gold medalist and has won seven total.
A German track and field Olympian and long-jump specialist, Tiedtke-Green turned heads in the September 2004 edition of Playboy.
A Canadian track and field athlete, Katie Vermeulen specialized in the women's 1,500 meters. She posed for Playboy in the September 2004 issue.
Radevica is a Latvian track and field athlete who attended the University of Nebraska and competed in the 2004 and 2012 Olympic Games. She finished fourth in the long jump in London and carried her nation's flag in the closing ceremony.
Tarangul is a German judoka specializing in the 52-kilogram category. She competed in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics.
The German eight-time world champion sprint canoeist won gold in Beijing but missed the London games because of an injury. She posed for Playboy in 2008.
A long-distance swimmer, this German beauty competed in Beijing, where she finished fourth, and in London, where she finished fifth.
This German sailor competed in the Olympics in 2000, 2004 and 2008. She certainly has a face that could launch a thousand ships.
This Polish swimmer posed for Playboy in 2011 and is a Junior European champion.
Retired American swimmer Cope won a silver medal in the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. She posed for Playboy in September 2004.
This American track and field athlete is a high-jump specialist and has competed in five Olympic Games.