ALICIA SCHMIDT has set pulses racing with shots of her relaxing in an ocean while on holiday in Thailand.
The woman dubbed the "world's sexiest athlete" is enjoying some time off after a gruelling European Athletic Championships campaign last month.
The runner is letting her hair down abroad and has been sharing some stunning snaps with her followers.
On Schmidt's Instagram story over the weekend, the star could be seen enjoying the warmth of the ocean in a black bikini.
The 23-year-old has an incredible 3.2 million followers on Instagram who enjoyed the glamorous snap.
It was one of a number she has posted in recent days as she chills out abroad.
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Schmidt can also be seen sat on a rock wearing a large white T-shirt as she shoots the camera a captivating stare.
The post comes with the caption: "Always grateful for all that I am, all that I have and all that is yet to come."
The German is having time off after a mixed campaign at last month's European Championships.
Schmidt was part of the team that helped Germany reach the women's 4x400m relay final.
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Schmidt ran the first leg of the relay and was observed supporting her team-mates as they continued the race.
The Germans finished fourth behind Switzerland, Ireland and the Netherlands, who turned in a season's best run.
The Dutch would later win the final with Germany coming in 5th.
But Schmidt struggled on her individual run as she finished last in the 400m semi-finals only days earlier.
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