7 Latinas Who Have Made a Splash on Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue turns the big 5-0 this year! Yes, can you believe it's been 50 years of these beachy swim-like shots? In honor of this half-century landmark, we've rounded up 7 Latinas who have made a splash on Sports Illustrated. Take a look:

1. Yamila Diaz

Yamila Diaz

The beautiful Argentine model was first featured in Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue in 1999. She then appeared on the magazine's cover for the first time in 2002 and again in 2006.

2. Elsa Benitez

Elsa Benítez

The Mexican modelo not only graced the pages of Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue, she also appeared on the cover in 2001.

3. Valeria Mazza

Valeria Mazza

The Argentine blonde is considered by some to be the first Latin American supermodel. She covered Sports Illustrated in 1996, along with Tyra Banks.

4. Jessica Perez

Jessica Perez

The Costa Rican supermodel appeared on the pages of Sports Illustrated's most anticipated issue of the year -- their Swimsuit Issue -- in 2012.

5. Izabel Goulart

Izabel Goulart

This Brasilera, who is best known for being one of Vicoria's Secret Angels, appeared in Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue in 2011.

6. Cintia Dicker

Cintia Dicker

The 27-year-old Brazilian redhead was featured in Sports Illustrated's 2013 Swimsuit Issue.

7. Ana Beatriz Barros

Ana Beatriz Barros

The 31-year-old Brazilian has made multiple appearances in Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008.