Olympic Crush: Italian Swimmer Federica Pellegrini

Federica Pellegrini is Italy's first female Olympic

champion. Her adorable asymmetrical pixie haircut and big brown eyes make her one of

the cutest Olympians. -- Tiara Chiaramonte, Yahoo! Sports

MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 14: Federica Pellegrini attends 'Chiambretti Night' Italian Tv Show held at Canale 5 Studios on September 14, 2010 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Stefania D'Alessandro/Getty Images)
"Chiambretti Night" Italian TV Show: September 14, 2010
MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 14: Federica Pellegrini attends 'Chiambretti Night' Italian Tv Show held at Canale 5 Studios on September 14, 2010 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Stefania D'Alessandro/Getty Images)
MILAN, ITALY - APRIL 22: Federica Pellegrini attends the presentation of new Enel tv spot on April 22, 2010 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)
Federica Pellegrini Launches ENEL's New Advertising Campaign
MILAN, ITALY - APRIL 22: Federica Pellegrini attends the presentation of new Enel tv spot on April 22, 2010 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)
MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 26: Federica Pellegrini attends the Giorgio Armani fashion show as part of Milan Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2012 on September 26, 2011 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
Milan Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2012 - Giorgio Armani
MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 26: Federica Pellegrini attends the Giorgio Armani fashion show as part of Milan Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2012 on September 26, 2011 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Federica Pellegrini of Italy in action during a practice session ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre in Olympic Park on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Olympics - Opening Day
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Federica Pellegrini of Italy in action during a practice session ahead of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre in Olympic Park on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
BEIJING - AUGUST 11: Federica Pellegrini of Italy competes in the Women's 400m Freestyle Final held at the National Aquatics Center on Day 3 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 11, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 3 - Swimming
BEIJING - AUGUST 11: Federica Pellegrini of Italy competes in the Women's 400m Freestyle Final held at the National Aquatics Center on Day 3 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 11, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
ROME, ITALY - JUNE 15: Federica Pellegrini of Italy looks on during the Trofeo Settecolli Herbalife on June 15, 2012 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)
Trofeo Settecolli Herbalife - Day 2
ROME, ITALY - JUNE 15: Federica Pellegrini of Italy looks on during the Trofeo Settecolli Herbalife on June 15, 2012 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)
SAN REMO, ITALY - FEBRUARY 16: Federica Pellegrini attends the third day of the 62th Sanremo Song Festival at the Ariston Theatre on February 16, 2012 in San Remo, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/Getty Images)
2012 Sanremo - The 62nd Italian Song Festival - February 16, 2012
SAN REMO, ITALY - FEBRUARY 16: Federica Pellegrini attends the third day of the 62th Sanremo Song Festival at the Ariston Theatre on February 16, 2012 in San Remo, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 30: (L-R) Missy Franklin of the United States and Federica Pellegrini of Italy react after they competed in the second semifinal heat of Women's 200m Freestyle on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 30, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 3 - Swimming
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 30: (L-R) Missy Franklin of the United States and Federica Pellegrini of Italy react after they competed in the second semifinal heat of Women's 200m Freestyle on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 30, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
BEIJING - AUGUST 13: Federica Pellegrini of Italy poses with the gold medal during the medal ceremony for the Women's 200m Freestyle held at the National Aquatics Center on Day 5 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 13, 2008 in Beijing, China. Federica Pellegrini of Italy finished the race in a time of 1:54.82 a new World Record. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 5 - Swimming
BEIJING - AUGUST 13: Federica Pellegrini of Italy poses with the gold medal during the medal ceremony for the Women's 200m Freestyle held at the National Aquatics Center on Day 5 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 13, 2008 in Beijing, China. Federica Pellegrini of Italy finished the race in a time of 1:54.82 a new World Record. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
BEIJING - AUGUST 11: Federica Pellegrini of Italy celebrates finishing the Women's 200m Freestyle Heat 6 in first place held at the National Aquatics Center on Day 3 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 11, 2008 in Beijing, China. Federica Pellegrini of Italy finished the race in a time of 1.55.45 a new World Record. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 3 - Swimming
BEIJING - AUGUST 11: Federica Pellegrini of Italy celebrates finishing the Women's 200m Freestyle Heat 6 in first place held at the National Aquatics Center on Day 3 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 11, 2008 in Beijing, China. Federica Pellegrini of Italy finished the race in a time of 1.55.45 a new World Record. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
PARMA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 14: Federica Pellegrini and Newly elected 18-year-old Maria Perrusi is crowned with the title of Miss Italy 2009 during the final of the beauty contest on September 14, 2009 in Salsomaggiore Terme, near Parma, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
2009 Miss Italia Competition: Final
PARMA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 14: Federica Pellegrini and Newly elected 18-year-old Maria Perrusi is crowned with the title of Miss Italy 2009 during the final of the beauty contest on September 14, 2009 in Salsomaggiore Terme, near Parma, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
BEIJING - AUGUST 13: Federica Pellegrini of Italy celebrates finishing the Women's 200m Freestyle Final in first place held at the National Aquatics Center on Day 5 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 13, 2008 in Beijing, China. Federica Pellegrini of Italy finished the race in a time of 1:54.82 a new World Record. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 5 - Swimming
BEIJING - AUGUST 13: Federica Pellegrini of Italy celebrates finishing the Women's 200m Freestyle Final in first place held at the National Aquatics Center on Day 5 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 13, 2008 in Beijing, China. Federica Pellegrini of Italy finished the race in a time of 1:54.82 a new World Record. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
SAN REMO, ITALY - FEBRUARY 16: Federica Pellegrini attends the third day of the 62th Sanremo Song Festival at the Ariston Theatre on February 16, 2012 in San Remo, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/Getty Images)
2012 Sanremo - The 62nd Italian Song Festival - February 16, 2012
SAN REMO, ITALY - FEBRUARY 16: Federica Pellegrini attends the third day of the 62th Sanremo Song Festival at the Ariston Theatre on February 16, 2012 in San Remo, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/Getty Images)
ROME - JULY 29: Federica Pellegrini of Italy receives the gold medal during the medal ceremony for the Women's 200m Freestyle Final during the 13th FINA World Championships at the Stadio del Nuoto on July 29, 2009 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Swimming Day Four - 13th FINA World Championships
ROME - JULY 29: Federica Pellegrini of Italy receives the gold medal during the medal ceremony for the Women's 200m Freestyle Final during the 13th FINA World Championships at the Stadio del Nuoto on July 29, 2009 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images)
ROME - AUGUST 02: Michael Phelps of United States and Federica Pellegrini of Italy receive the Fina Award during the 13th FINA World Championships at the Stadio del Nuoto on August 2, 2009 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by ISM Agency/Getty Images)
Swimming Day Eight - 13th FINA World Championships
ROME - AUGUST 02: Michael Phelps of United States and Federica Pellegrini of Italy receive the Fina Award during the 13th FINA World Championships at the Stadio del Nuoto on August 2, 2009 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by ISM Agency/Getty Images)
MILAN, ITALY - FEBRUARY 26: Federica Pellegrini attends the Emporio Armani show as part of Milan Fashion Week Womenswear Autumn/Winter 2009 on February 26, 2009 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
Emporio Armani: Milan Fashion Week Womenswear A/W 2009 - Runway
MILAN, ITALY - FEBRUARY 26: Federica Pellegrini attends the Emporio Armani show as part of Milan Fashion Week Womenswear Autumn/Winter 2009 on February 26, 2009 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 14: Federica Pellegrini attends 'Chiambretti Night' Italian Tv Show held at Canale 5 Studios on September 14, 2010 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Stefania D'Alessandro/Getty Images)
"Chiambretti Night" Italian TV Show: September 14, 2010
MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 14: Federica Pellegrini attends 'Chiambretti Night' Italian Tv Show held at Canale 5 Studios on September 14, 2010 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Stefania D'Alessandro/Getty Images)
REGGIO NELL'EMILIA, ITALY - MARCH 30: Federica Pellegrini training at the Reggio Emilia pool on March 30, 2010 in Reggio nell'Emilia, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/Getty Images)
Federica Pellegrini Trainings
REGGIO NELL'EMILIA, ITALY - MARCH 30: Federica Pellegrini training at the Reggio Emilia pool on March 30, 2010 in Reggio nell'Emilia, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/Getty Images)
BEIJING - AUGUST 11: Federica Pellegrini of Italy competes in the Women's 400m Freestyle Final held at the National Aquatics Center on Day 3 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 11, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 3 - Swimming
BEIJING - AUGUST 11: Federica Pellegrini of Italy competes in the Women's 400m Freestyle Final held at the National Aquatics Center on Day 3 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 11, 2008 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - DECEMBER 19: Federica Pellegrini of Italy prepares for the Women's 200m Freestyle final on day five of the 10th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) at the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Sports Complex on December 19, 2010 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
10th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) - Day Five
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - DECEMBER 19: Federica Pellegrini of Italy prepares for the Women's 200m Freestyle final on day five of the 10th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) at the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Sports Complex on December 19, 2010 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
SAN REMO, ITALY - FEBRUARY 16: Federica Pellegrini and Gianni Morandi attend the third day of the 62th Sanremo Song Festival at the Ariston Theatre on February 16, 2012 in San Remo, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/Getty Images)
2012 Sanremo - The 62nd Italian Song Festival - February 16, 2012
SAN REMO, ITALY - FEBRUARY 16: Federica Pellegrini and Gianni Morandi attend the third day of the 62th Sanremo Song Festival at the Ariston Theatre on February 16, 2012 in San Remo, Italy. (Photo by Venturelli/Getty Images)
SHANGHAI, CHINA - JULY 27: Federica Pellegrini of Italy celebrates winning the gold medal in the Women's 200m Freestyle Final during Day Twelve of the 14th FINA World Championships at the Oriental Sports Center on July 27, 2011 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Swimming Day Twelve - 14th FINA World Championships
SHANGHAI, CHINA - JULY 27: Federica Pellegrini of Italy celebrates winning the gold medal in the Women's 200m Freestyle Final during Day Twelve of the 14th FINA World Championships at the Oriental Sports Center on July 27, 2011 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 14: (L-R) Federica Pellegrini and Luca Marin attend 'Chiambretti Night' Italian Tv Show held at Canale 5 Studios on September 14, 2010 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Stefania D'Alessandro/Getty Images)
"Chiambretti Night" Italian TV Show: September 14, 2010
MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 14: (L-R) Federica Pellegrini and Luca Marin attend 'Chiambretti Night' Italian Tv Show held at Canale 5 Studios on September 14, 2010 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Stefania D'Alessandro/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Federica Pellegrini of Italy swims towards the wall after she competed in competes in the second semifinal heat of the Women's 200m Freestyle on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 30, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
Olympics Day 3 - Swimming
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Federica Pellegrini of Italy swims towards the wall after she competed in competes in the second semifinal heat of the Women's 200m Freestyle on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 30, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 14: Federica Pellegrini attends 'Chiambretti Night' Italian Tv Show held at Canale 5 Studios on September 14, 2010 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Stefania D'Alessandro/Getty Images)
"Chiambretti Night" Italian TV Show: September 14, 2010
MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 14: Federica Pellegrini attends 'Chiambretti Night' Italian Tv Show held at Canale 5 Studios on September 14, 2010 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Stefania D'Alessandro/Getty Images)

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