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Athletes are using apps like Tinder as they look to escape the pressures of competition inside the Olympic Village.
Profiles from athletes of nearly every sport can be found on Tinder with updates like "Got plenty of time to kill," or "Looking for fun in Rio!
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Tinder spokeswoman Rosette Pambakian said usage has skyrocketed in Rio de Janeiro.
Matches in the Olympic Village increased by 129 percent over the weekend, and the company expects that trend to continue, she said.
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Marcus Nyman, a judoka in the men's 90-kilogram division from Sweden, said he got 10 matches on Tinder in the first day or so after he arrived in Rio.
"A lot of the athletes here are using this app," said Nyman, 25.
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