2016 Rio Olympics: matches are up and Tinder shows it, sex in the Olympics

2016 Rio Olympics: matches are up and Tinder shows it, sex in the Olympics

For about two weeks, the 2016 Rio Olympics is home to around 10,000 super fit athletes from all over the world and the matches are practically non-stop.

Aside from the stiff competitions that the athletes undergo, after long period of training and dedication, the matches continue even when they are on breaks, in between challenges, in private.

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But these are different kinds of matches, though may turn out physical too, apart from the games.

The 2016 Rio Olympics started with the sexiest opening ceremony of all times. With hundreds of barely clad dancers in a country that celebrates the female body like no other, it has been a highly sexually charged environment from day one.

Just to have a grasp on how charged up it has been, a Tinder spokesman mentioned that the dating app usage has surged to %129 according to US Magazine.

“Young athletes and attendees have been using dating apps heavily in prior Olympics, but now the popularity of an app like Tinder continues to grow and grow.” Online and mobile dating expert Julia Spira said.

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Doesn’t sex affect an athlete’s performance in the field? It’s been a general notion that’s carried on for years that top athletes need to abstain from it to perform at peak levels, especially in boxing.

But scientifically there’s been no data that supports the idea, at least if it’s performed two hours away or so from competition, and that an athlete has enough rest after.

In fact, some believe that sex helps athletes achieve their goals. It helps them win when they are able to relax, and sex takes away that edge and anxiety. It helps them deal with stress.

With the Tinder dating app, athletes are able to post their profiles and find online matches. Hook ups have never been easier, and Olympians are at it hard in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Some of Olympians who are known to use Tinder are US swimmer Ryan Lochte and Poland fencer Malgorzata Kozaczuk, according to a report by ENews.

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