U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, 27, has been garnering headlines with his gold win and his controversial red, white and blue grill, but many are wondering — who is Lochte dating? Despite Lochte’s overt patriotism, the medalist does not discriminate when it comes to his dating choices, as onlookers report that he was seen cozying up to Australian swimmer Blair Evans, 21, in the training pool — touching hands under the water and heading back to the Olympic Village together. But the rumors don’t come as a total surprise in light of Lochte’s statements going into the Olympics. "My last Olympics, I had a girlfriend — big mistake," Lochte told ESPN before the Summer Games. "Now I'm single, so London should be really good. I'm excited."

If stories of the Olympic after-party orgies are true, Lochte may have found someone to attend with. "There's a lot of sex going on," women's soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo recently said of the Olympic Village. "I'd say it's 70 percent to 75 percent of Olympians," estimated Lochte of fun-loving Olympians. "Hey, sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do," said Lochte, who revealed that his celebrity crush is Gossip Girl star Blake Lively. "She makes my toes curl," Lochte said of Lively, who is currently dating Ryan Reynolds.

While some on the Internet have felt the need to remind Lochte to focus on winning and avoid distractions, Evans preemptively addressed her priorities in a recent interview. “At every given moment, I’m thinking about it [swimming],” Evans told the Herald Sun. “I live, breathe and sleep swimming.”

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