We've made a listicle, starring some of the best athletes ever and ten of the best hairstyles ever ever.
1. Phillips Idowu
At 6ft 5ins and peppered with facial piercings, the shy and retiring Londoner has always struggled to stand out from the crowd.
2. Matt Elias
Welsh 400m hurdler Matt Elias often graced the track with bold hairstyles. We don't know what this is, but A+ for effort.
3. Martina Pretelli
Do you remember the famous lightning bolt in Moscow? No, not that one. This one, belonging to San Marino sprinter Martina Pretelli.
4. Tatyana Lebedeva
The original crimson-tinged jumper, spurred on to a clutch of world and Olympic LJ and TJ medals by red hair dye.
5. Vadims Vasilevskis
The Latvian javelinist celebrated throwing past the 90-metre mark with, err...
6. Carl Lewis
American hero Carl Lewis is one of the the most successful athletes of all time. But at the Prefontaine Classic in 1997, this happened.
If a mullet and a perm had a baby...
8. Eunice Barber
Check out the highlights package on France's 1999 world heptathlon champ.
9. Anneisha McLaughlin
Jamaican sprinter with a glittering youth career, here she is shaking her head feathers.
10. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce