Paralympic swimmer Ellie Cole puts on a sultry show in a black bikini as she graces the cover of Maxim and tops the coveted Hot 100 list
Paralympic swimmer Ellie Cole has claimed the top spot in Maxim’s Hot 100.
She graced the cover of the magazine and wore a sassy black bandeau dress with matching high-waisted bottoms that drew attention to her washboard abs.
The 29-year-old champion swimmer is the first-ever athlete to take the number one spot on the publication’s annual Hot 100 list.
hiss! Paralympic swimmer Ellie Cole put on a sultry show in a black bikini as she graced the cover of Maxim, topping the coveted Hot 100 list on Wednesday.
In another sultry photo, Ellie wore a long patent black coat, paired with a crop top and bottoms that showed her tight torso again.
The brunette took off her coat and leaned back for another photo, showing off her athletic figure.
Ellie told Maxim, “There has never been a better time for minority groups to be in the spotlight and have the chance to show their authentic selves.
“I’ve always been inspired to set an example and start the conversation about embracing differences.
Go figure! In another sultry photo, the 29-year-old champion swimmer wore a long lacquer black jacket, paired with a crop top and bottoms that showed off her tight torso.
Swimmer: The brunette took off her jacket and leaned back for another photo, showing off her athletic figure. Ellie told the publication: ‘I have always been inspired to set an example and start the conversation about embracing differences’
“Awareness is a powerful thing. This MAXIM cover reformulates the message of diversity and normalizes the image of people with disabilities,” she said.
“It is very humbling to be given such an opportunity,” added the Tokyo Paralympian.
Ellie is joined on the list by fellow Paralympian Madison de Rozario and Olympians Ariarne Titmus, Emma McKeon, Jessica Fox and Kaylee McKeown.
Most decorated: Ellie is Australia’s most decorated Paralympic with a total of 17 medals in four competitions. She won six golds, five silvers and six bronzes. Pictured at the Rio 2016 Games
She also defeated Delta Goodrem, actors Margot Robbie, Samara Weaving, Sarah Snook and Elizabeth Debicki, as well as former NSW Prime Minister Gladys Berejiklian.
Ellie is Australia’s most decorated Paralympics with a total of 17 medals over four competitions.
She won six golds, five silvers and six bronzes, and most recently in Tokyo – silver in the 4 x 100 freestyle relay and bronze in the 4 x 100 medley relay.
Champion: Most recently at the Tokyo Paralympics, Ellie won silver in the 4 x 100 freestyle relay and bronze in the 4 x 100 medley relay