Olympic Babe Of The Day – Voula Papachristou

We’re dusting off an old tradition from 2004 and 2008 to feature one Olympic babe per day of the 2012 games. Lest you think we are a bit premature, the 2012 London Olympics actually started today. Opening ceremonies are on Friday, but some women’s soccer competitions actually began today in what Games organizers are calling “Day -2.” The United States women’s soccer team won their openning match.

Today’s Olympic Babe Of The Day, Greek triple jumper Voula Papachristou, is a last-minute scratch from the games, due to Twitter self-injury. The other day she tweeted the following joke:

With so many Africans in Greece.. At least the mosquitoes of West Nile.. will eat homemade food!

That tweet and others expressing support for a right-wing anti-immigrant party got her tossed from the Greek Olympic team. She has since apologized, but she’s still off the team.

Note: Ladies do not think we’re leaving you out. Wizbang Pop! is doing the Olympic Hunk Of The Day.

You can keep up with all the selections this year here. We’re also retagging the old posts, which will take a while…

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