“Insane Abs”- Us Swimmer Caeleb Dressel Wins ‘Sex**st Olympian 2021’ Award; Outshines Track Competition

Published 11/13/2021, 11:07 AM EST


American swimming star, Caeleb Dressel had an incredible outing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Taking forward America’s legacy in swimming, Dressel topped the medal tally in overall medals by Olympians (5 Gold).

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Notably, it’s not just his insane swimming moves that have gathered fandom, but also his incredible physique that’s making headlines. Olympic Fans have voted Caeleb Dressel as the Sex**st Olympian in 2021.

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People’s Magazine’s Sex**st Olympian

The People’s Magazine released their People’s Sex**st Man Alive issue based on the poll by their reader base. According to the issue, the ageless actor, Paul Rudd, won the title of the Sex**st Man Alive.

For the title of the Sex**st Olympian, there was some intense competition. The finalists were US swimmers, Caeleb Dressel and Bobby Finke, American skateboarder Nyjah Houston, American track and field sprinter Noah Lyles, and British diver Tom Daley.

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY – JULY 29: Caeleb Remel Dressel of the United States celebrates winning the gold medal during the Men’s 100m Butterfly final on day sixteen of the Budapest 2017 FINA World Championships on July 29, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Remarkably, Olympic record-breaking champion Dressel clinched the title for his insane built, which definitely caught viewers’ attention during the Tokyo Olympics.

The magazine wrote, “The Summer Olympics gave us a lot to root for (including quite a bit of eye candy in the form of Nyjah Houston, Tom Daley, Bobby Finke and Noah Lyles) but it was Caeleb Dressel and his insane abs that took reader poll gold.

Caeleb Dressel won 5 gold medals in Tokyo

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When 25-year-old Caeleb Dressel entered the Tokyo Olympics pool, he had everything on his radar. The swimming star broke world records, Olympic records, topped the medal tally, and didn’t settle for anything less than gold.

TOKYO, JAPAN – AUGUST 01: Gold medalist Caeleb Dressel of Team United States poses with the gold medal for the Men’s 50m Freestyle Final on day nine of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on August 01, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Caeleb won the gold medal in 50m freestyle, 100m butterfly, 100m freestyle, 4*100m freestyle, and 4*100m medley relay races. Well, it was not his first Olympics innings, as he also represented the US team at the Rio Olympics in 2016.

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He was just 20 back then, and regardless, he clinched two gold medals. Paris Olympics 2024 is just three years away from now; do you think ”Sex**st Olympian” will triumph again?

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Shreya Verma

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Shreya Verma is a US Sports writer at EssentiallySports. A post-graduation student in political science, Shreya is also a professional 10m air pistol shooter. Taking after her athlete father, she was naturally inclined towards the athletic life.

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