Originally written on Busted Coverage  |  Last updated 7/26/12

With beach volleyball set to kick off in London this Saturday, we thought we’d take the opportunity to introduce you to the five sexiest babes participating. We aren’t gonna rehash on Misty May-Treanor or Kerri Walsh. These girls are pretty under the radar here in the States, and some might come out as the darlings of London 2012.

Can they win a third consecutive gold? Sure, but they aren’t winning a bikini competition.

2012 London Olympics Beach Volleyball Odds (via TheSpread.com)

Larissa Franca / Juliana Felisberta Silva 5/2

Xi Zhang / Chen Xue 7/2

Misty May Treanor / Kerri Walsh 7/2

April Ross / Jennifer Kessy 8/1

Talita Antunes / Maria Antonelli 10/1

Greta Cicolari / Marta Menegatti 16/1

Marleen Van Iersel / Sanne Keizer 16/1

Sara Goller / Laura Ludwig 20/1

Angie Akers / Nicole Branagh 25/1

Katrin Holtwick / Ilka Semmler 33/1

Maria Clara Salgado / Carolina Salgado 40/1

Doris Schwaiger / Stefanie Schwaiger 40/1

Vivian Cunha / Taiana Lima 40/1

Angela Vieira / Liliane Maestrini 40/1

Sara Montagnolli / Barbara Hansel 40/1

Kristyna Kolocova / Marketa Slukova 40/1

Liliana Fernandez Steiner / Elsa Baquerizo 40/1

Tamsin Hinchley / Natalie Cook 50/1

Simone Kuhn / Nadine Zumkehr 50/1

Marta Menegatti

(right)

Country: Italy | Age: 21

Height: 5’11″ | Weight: 154 lbs.

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Zara Dampney

(right)

Country: United Kingdom | Age: 26

Height: 5’10″ | Weight: 143 lbs.

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Ilka Semmler

(right)

Country: Germany | Age: 26

Height: 6’0″ | Weight: 154 lbs.

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Anastasia Vasina

(left)

Country: Russia | Age: 24

Height: 6’2″ | Weight: 134

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Ekaterina Khomyakova

Country: Russia | Age: 24

Height: 5’11″ | Weight: 137 lbs.

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Filed under: Featured Strip, Girls, Olympics

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