Tinder sees 1,850 percent more users signing passports to Tokyo’s Olympic Village

Tinder sees 1,850 percent more users saying their location is in Tokyo’s Olympic Village so they can “fall in love with an Olympian”

People using the Tinder dating app have changed their location to the Olympic Village in an attempt to hook an athlete on a date.

Tinder has a passport feature available by paying for a premium account that allows users to search for cities and pinpoint an exact location.

While people usually use the feature when they have to travel or relocate, New York comedian Reed Kavner decided to use it as an opportunity to meet an Olympic athlete.

Tinder has a passport feature available by paying for a premium account that allows users to search for cities and pinpoint an exact location

Japanese Coast Guard boats are moored in front of the Olympic Village of the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Tokyo

Japanese Coast Guard boats are moored in front of the Olympic Village of the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Tokyo

New York comedian Reed Kavner, pictured, has decided to use Twitter as an opportunity to meet an Olympic athlete

New York comedian Reed Kavner, pictured, has decided to use Twitter as an opportunity to meet an Olympic athlete

He moved the pin in the Olympic village and now hunts athletes.

The video shown on TikTok has since gone viral and has over 6.5 million views.

Since the video, other TikTok users have shared similar videos about setting their Olympic Village locations.

While there are now hundreds of Tinder users who claim to be from the village, Mr Kavner said he managed to connect with an athlete before they became saturated.

In his TikTok video, the comedian said, “I paid for Tinder Plus so I can swipe in the Olympic Village and date an Olympian.

“I only found one Olympian on Tinder. We haven’t talked yet, but I consider that a success.

Although there are now hundreds of Tinder users who claim to be from the village, Mr Kavner said he managed to connect with an athlete before they became saturated

Although there are now hundreds of Tinder users who claim to be from the village, Mr Kavner said he managed to connect with an athlete before they became saturated

“I had a nice exchange with Katerine Savard, the Canadian swimmer in my video, on TikTok.

“She did all this very well.”

Speak with Business InsiderKavner said, “I’m always looking for fun and weird and unexpected ways to use technology. That’s what’s behind a lot of the comedic work I do.

“I’ve been using Tinder’s Passport feature for its intended use, and I found it interesting that you can’t just set your location to a city or neighborhood, but you can drop a pin on a precise spot on the map. ‘

The sustainable beds are made from recycled cardboard and can carry up to 200 kg ¿ but there are rumors that the bunk beds were built to deter athletes from joining

US women's rugby team filmed itself performing 'CPR' and throwing a tantrum, but it won't break

The sustainable beds are made from recycled cardboard and can carry up to 200 kg – but there are rumors that the bunk beds were built to deter athletes from joining. US women’s rugby team filmed itself performing ‘CPR’ and throwing a tantrum, but it won’t break

At the start of the Olympics, there were rumors that athletes would sleep on ‘anti-sex beds’.

The sustainable beds are made from recycled cardboard and can carry up to 200 kg – but there are rumors that the bunk beds were built to deter athletes from joining.

They’re apparently designed to crumble when more than one person climbs on them – so plenty of athletes from around the world have taken to social media to share hilarious clips of them vying to debunk the anti-sex myth.

Team Ireland gymnast Rhys McClenaghan debunked the myth in a Twitter video and jumped on the bed to prove their toughness.

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