02/08/2012 10:17 BST | Updated 02/08/2012 12:11 BST

USA Swimming Star Ryan Lochte Predicts '70-75% Athletes' Will Have Sex With Others In Olympic Village

Ryan Lochte, despite Michael Phelps' record-breaking Olympics, has emerged as the new poster boy for Team USA's men's swimmers. And the gold medalist appears to relish the possible sexual satisfaction in the Games' Village too.

The 27-year-old told ESPN The Magazine that 70 to 75 per cent of athletes in the Olympic Village will have sex with their fellow athletes during the 17 days.

Lochte is "excited" about this. "My last Olympics, I had a girlfriend — big mistake," he said prior to the London Games. "Now I'm single, so London should be really good. I'm excited."

His mother, Ike, recently told NBC's Today show: "He goes out on one-night stands. He's not able to give fully to a relationship because he's always on the go."

And the clincher, ladies? Women's Health magazine recently asked the New Yorker: What do women look hottest in?

"One of my long-sleeve button-down shirts and that's all." The cad.