TikTok is showing just how thirsty Olympians are 1 month ago

TikTok is showing just how thirsty Olympians are

Athletes are a thirsty bunch!

The Olympic games have always been one of the biggest international events, and with 206 countries competing for those shiny gold necklaces, there is no bigger stage in the world.

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Olympians are humans, after all, and what do you get when you put thousands of undeniably attractive people together? One village of incredibly thirsty demi-gods.

With Covid still wreaking havoc, the athletes are unable to... scratch that particular itch. Instead, they have taken to TikTok, home of the thirst trap. Here are some of the highlights:

You work with what you've got!

@thenzteam? what cardboard beds? ##olympics ##olympians ##rowers ##cardboard ##fyp♬ original sound - TRAP ??

Winter Olympian Gus Kenworthy takes the words right out of the mouths of millions:

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@guskenworthyme watching the ##tokyoolympics like… ?♬ Boys - Charli XCX

US diver Tyler Downs has a crush, to which the official Olympic account replied, "lol same."

@tylerdownssheyy girl we are teammates ?♬ original sound - TOP 2⭐️

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Rugby player Ilona Maher is the standout TikTok star of the games; she might need a separate piece entirely.

@ilonamaherI’m here if you need me ##tokyoolympics ##beastbeautybrains ##rugby ##usarugby ##olympictiktok ##tokyo2020 ##teammate ##demigod♬ original sound - Devin Sims

GB sprinter Laviai Neilsen has got the right idea

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@laviainielsen? let the games begin ???##tokyoolympics♬ P - ?????? ♥︎

Rower Kendall chase highlights the number of options available for queer women

@kennychase25If you weren’t interested in rowing before…let me introduce our OlympiGays™️ ##olympics ##gayathlete ##rowing ##lgbtq ##lgbt? ##tokyo2020 ##fyp♬ the token straight - chloe
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Surfer Kanoa Igarashi has a following, and he knows it

@kanoaigarashi##duet with @fatasswhitegirl Hey that guy looks familiar♬ luxurious - cy

The US volleyball team has one thing on their minds, well two if you count winning

@kelseymarierobinsonHe might just be hot? ##fypシ ##FerragamoLetsDance ##tokyo2021 ##olympicspirit♬ original sound - Steven Johnson

We're all rooting for you, Leon Reid

@leonreidtrack1Olympic play book says no mixing so we gotta try another way ##tokyo2020olympics ##tokyo ##japan ##olympics ##tokyo2020 ##australia ##olympictiktok♬ original sound - JOR JOR??

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