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.
Keeping the heat rising at #24: Olivia Culpo!
Most recently, Elin Nordegren bikini pics made THG's hot list.
Now, it's the newly-crowned Miss Universe 2012 winner!
Olivia Culpo became the first Miss USA winner to win the global title since 1997 when she triumphed over 88 other beauties from around the world last night.
U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A!
It's easy to see why she ended the red, white and blue's dry spell.
The 20-year-old native of Cranston, Rhode Island is as pretty as they come, not to mention sweet and charming. Did we mention she looks unreal in a bikini?!
Olivia is 5'5" and is the middle child of five siblings. She is of Italian-American descent. We'll stop now. Click to enlarge more photos of Olivia below!
Who's next? Check back soon to see THG bikini babe #23!