Rebecca Soni, Ricky Berens

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Contrary to what you may believe, the Olympic games are not just about athletes showing off amazing skills in their respective sport (or releasing sexual frustration).

Sometimes, along with breaking records, fighting for the gold or shedding some tears, the games are the founding place of a new romance between competitors—awww!

Take a look at some memorable couples that began with the common foundation of being sporty in our Olympic Hookups gallery!

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