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Beijing Olympics a showcase of beach bodies in bikinis

Posted by jtsmyth8 on August 15, 2008

Did you watch? Admit it. You did because of the scantily clad women dancing and diving around in the sand. If you aren’t a fan of beach volleyball you should be by now. Believe it or not, these women are true athletes. Trying jumping and running around on a sand court for 30 minutes and see how tired you are. On top of that deal with the sand getting into … difficult to reach places. TV stations got the formula right. Women + bikinis + beach = viewers.

“Sure, the President was there to cheer on the US’s Olympic champions (Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh). Truth is, though, that even on that rain-sodden day, gawping at colourful bikinis on “beach babes” sure made a nice break from running the world. One wisecracker welcomed Bush’s appearance saying the world had been a safer place for a few hours. But that’s another story.

“The bikinis make a perfect match with the athletes’ tanned skins and slim figures,” says Liu Rong, a 26-year-old Chinese fan who also sported a yellow bikini at the China-Switzerland match.

“For me, wearing a bikini is the best way to show my beauty and support for our sporting stars.” (story)

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One Response to “Beijing Olympics a showcase of beach bodies in bikinis”

  1. […] Beijing Olympics a showcase of beach bodies in bikinisFor once, US President George W Bush was spot-on; the morning after the opening ceremony he was bright-eyed and Bushy-tailed and making a beeline to Chaoyang Park. Sure, the President was there to cheer on the US’s Olympic champions … […]

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