12 Hottest Olympians From Around the World: Maria Sharapova, James Magnussen, Kosta Barbarouses (PHOTOS)

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Earlier this week, Celebuzz put the spotlight on the hottest men and women representing Team USA at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

Well, now the spotlight is on the rest of the world, as the best and brightest get ready to go for the Gold.

Some of the names, you may already be familiar with. (Hello, tennis pro Maria Sharapova)  But what about swimming pro James Magnussen, of Australia, or New Zealand’s hunky soccer star Kosta Barbarouses?

These athletes and more are expected to gain a whole lot of attention as the Games heat up over the next couple of weeks.

So, in honor of the 2012 Olympics, Celebuzz has put together a gallery of the 12 steamiest stars from across the globe, representing countries like France, Russia and beyond.

Have a look at them now, then be sure to check back with Celebuzz for full coverage of the 2012 Summer Olympics.