Olympic crush: Russian curler Anna Sidorova - Window to the Winter Games

This week, the Russian women’s curling team began its quest for a first-ever Olympic medal. It also introduced the world to an athlete who could be the first-ever seductive curling star: team skip Anna Sidorova.

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Anna Sidorova, Russian curling skip, poses with a curling stone.

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Russian curler Anna Sidorova is the skip of team Russia at the 2014 Winter Olympics. (Ekaterina Orlova/Russian Look)

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Russian curler Anna Sidorova is the skip of team Russia at the 2014 Winter Olympics. (Ekaterina Orlova/Russian Look)

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Russia's Anna Sidorova delivers the stone in a match against Denmark during round robin session 3 of women's curling at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Anna Sidorova of Russia (seond from right) with her team during the round robin match against Denmark during day 3 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Ice Cube Curling Center on February 10, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Anna Sidorova of Russia looks on in the match between Russia and USA on Day 6 of the Titlis Glacier Mountain World Women's Curling Championship at the Volvo Sports Centre on March 21, 2013 in Riga, Latvia. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 10: Anna Sidorova of Russia in action during the round robin match against Denmark during day 3 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Ice Cube Curling Center on February 10, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

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Russia skip Anna Sidorova (R) celebrates winning an end with second Nkeiruka Ezekh in their draw against Germany during the World Women's Curling Championships in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, March 23, 2010. (REUTERS/Todd Korol)

Anna Sidorova of Russia throws the stone in the match between Japan and Russia on Day 5 of the Titlis Glacier Mountain World Women's Curling Championship at the Volvo Sports Centre on March 20, 2013 in Riga, Latvia. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Russia's Anna Sidorova smiles after delivering the rock during the women's curling competition against China at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

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(L to R) Russia's Lyudmila Privivkova, Ekaterina Galkina, Anna Sidorova, Margarita Fomina and Nkeiruka Ezekh pose with their trophy after winning on December 15, 2012 the European Curling Championship final match against Scotland in Karlstad, Sweden. AFP PHOTO / JANERIK HENRIKSSON / SCANPIX /SWEDEN OUTJANERIK HENRIKSSON / SCANPIX/AFP/Getty Images

Curling - Winter Olympics Day 3

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 10: Anna Sidorova of Russia in action during the round robin match against Denmark during day 3 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Ice Cube Curling Center on February 10, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

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Anna Sidorova of Russia looks on in the match between Japan and Russia on Day 5 of the Titlis Glacier Mountain World Women's Curling Championship at the Volvo Sports Centre on March 20, 2013 in Riga, Latvia. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)