THG is counting down the 100 Hottest Bikini Bodies of 2012.
From now until the end of the year, we'll be paying tribute to the hottest of the hot with bikini photos galore. The competition is guaranteed to be sweltering.
At age 23, Panettiere already has an impressive career resume that dozens of film and TV roles, most notably her starring turn on Heroes (2006-2010).
The 5'2", nicely-toned petite beauty, who has racked up many endorsement deals and magazine spreads as well, recently signed on for ABC's new series Nashville.
We can't wait for it. Click to enlarge some more photos of Hayden Panettiere below, and check back a bit later to see THG's Hottest Bikini Body #94 ...