In what has become something of an Olympic tradition, Olympic athletes in Rio are using Tinder at a shockingly high rate. From the AP:. The popularity of mobile dating apps at the Olympics was a big story in London in and continued in Sochi in
Tinder has revealed that the most popular Olympic athletes on the dating app during the Winter Games have been male bobsledders and female snowboarders. The dating app said on Wednesday that they have seen major spikes in usage at the Winter Olympics, since first gaining popularity in Sochi. After bobsled, the most right-swiped male athletes have been hockey players, snowboarders, alpine skiers, and skeleton racers.
Olympians are a notoriously horny bunch and the world's biggest dating app has made athlete hook-ups even easier. Now the Games have wrapped up, Tinder have released information on the most popular right swipes in the Olympic Village. They haven't been as specific as name-dropping the prolific Tinderers, but by looking at what each athlete had in their bios between the opening and closing ceremonies they were able to analyse which discipline are the most desirable.
Skip navigation! Story from Tech. Earlier this week, an Instagram account started helpfully revealing which Olympians have Tinder accounts.
Who cares about a bronze medal if you can get right-swiped by Ryan Lochte? Anyone using Tinder in Rio de Janeiro right now is in for a treat. Because, not only are the Brazilians a gorgeous and generously waxed people, but Tinder in Brazil right now is full of cut Olympic athletes looking to let off a little sexual steam as they hang out in Olympic Village.
Jamie Anderson, the American gold medalist in slopestyle, told US Weekly that the popular mobile app is a hit among athletes. There are some cuties on there. With nearly 3, athletes in Sochi, the potential Tinder pool is vast.
A lesser known Olympic sport takes place at every Games, behind the scenes of network television and hordes of fans carrying signs and shotgunning beers. We're talking about Olympians meeting each other and promptly hooking up. It's a tradition almost as venerable as the ancient Games themselves, and apparently Tinder users across the globe are trying to cash in on the action.
Just ask American snowboarder Jamie Anderson, who recently admitted that all the Olympic athletes in her general vicinity made perusing Tinder on her phone an enticing, but ridiculously distracting activity. According to Nicole Eggenberger and Jennifer Peros of Us Weeklythe year-old California native became enamored with scrolling through her phone and checking out other athletes via the online dating application. There are some cuties here.
The Rio Olympics has officially begun and we are being treated to sport at its very best. But, as per, speed, strength, precision and stamina are not the only talent people are paying attention to. Don't pretend you didn't watch the swimming for a reason