What to Watch on Team China in Rio (1) – Ning Zetao: The Hottest Swimmer

Ning Zetao is a Chinese competitive swimmer who specializes in the sprint freestyle events. At the 2015 World Aquatics Championships at Kazan, Russia, he won the gold medal in 100-meter freestyle.

He arrived in Rio on July 31st with China’s national swimming team to prepare to take part in the 2016 Summer Olympics. The response to his dashing good looks has been overwhelming on social media, with thousands taking to his Weibo page to praise the swimmer.
Described as ‘handsome’, ‘husband material’, and praised for his ‘model’ good looks, the most common compliments are about his spectacular abdominal muscles.



Of course, Ning isn’t just another handsome face, he’s also a world-class swimmer. Last year, he shocked the world by claiming a historic gold medal in the men’s 100m freestyle at the world swimming championships in Russia. Ning’s fans are expecting big things out of him at Rio as well.