Body talk: Female sports stars who dared to bare it all

Updated: Jul 15, 2019, 12:04 | Shawn.Dsouza
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    United States WWE superstar and former women's champion and actress Ronda Rousey posed nude and covered in just body paint for Swimsuit Illustrated magazine. (Pic Courtesy/ Ronda Rousey's Instagram account)

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    United States defender Ali Krieger shed it all when she posed for ESPN's Body Issue magazine which will be out next week. (Pic/ Ali Krieger's Instagram account)

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    American alpine skiist Lindsey Vonn appeared in nothing but body paint for Sports Illustrated magazine. (Pic Courtesy/ Lindsey Vonn's Instagram account)

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    US tennis star Serena Williams also posed in the buff for ESPN's Body Issue. Pic/Santa Banta

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    Agnieszka Radwanska shed her clothes for the 'Body Issue' of the magazine ESPN. Radwanska was excluded from a Catholic movement in Poland following her dare bare act. Pic/AFP

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    Hope Solo, the controversial American soccer player, also posed in the nude for a sports magazine. Pic/AFP

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    German figure skater and world champion Katarina Witt bared it all for Playboy in 1998. The issue was a sold out one. Pic/AFP

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    US Olympic swimmer Amanda Beard posed in the buff for an anti-fur ad campaign. Pic/AFP

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    Japanese paralympic athlete Maya Nakanishi stripped to gather funds to take part in the 2012 London Paralympic Games. Pic/ AFP

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    When tennis professional Vera Zvonareva posed nude for a photo shoot, the lady's following doubled up almost instantly

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    Boxer Mia St. John went topless on the cover of Playboy. Pic/AFP

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    Former tennis star, Ashley Harkleroad went down to the bare minimum while posing for Playboy. Pic/AFP

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About The Gallery

Many female athletes over the years have been ready to shed their inhibitions when it comes to photo shoots. Wrestling star Ronda Rousey, tennis star Serena Williams, football star Hope Solo are a few among the list. We give you a some of these high-profile female sports stars who have dared to bare it all in for magazine covers

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