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Attractive Olympian: Boxer Demetrius Andrade

Olympic athletes often don't get paid to do anything other than look good. In that vein, Attractive Olympians handicaps which athletes may rake in endorsement deals after the Olympics.

Demetrius Andrade isn't old enough to buy beer, but he's the reigning world AIBA champion at 152 pounds. Along with flyweight roommate Rau'shee Warren, the 20-year-old from Connecticut became the USA's first world champion since 1999 when he dominated Thailand's Non Boonjumnong in a fight that was stopped before the second round ended.

Andrade is young but well established in the amateur ranks of the sport. The son of a boxer, he's been training in the ring since age six. He repeated as gold medalist at the U.S. Amateur Boxing Championship in '05-'06 and was a Golden Glove winner in '06 and '07. Before his gold in Chicago, he lost a narrowly contested and controversial championship bout at the Pan Am Games in 2007, where he settled for silver.

He may be a favorite for gold in Beijing, but does Andrade have the right features for underwear ads and adoring fluff pieces in People? After the jump, examine the visual evidence and vote in our tastefully superficial poll.

Everyone looks better when backlit with flood lights.

Breaking Down the Basics

Age 20
Height 6'1"
Weight Welter
Reach Down to mid-thigh
Abs Flat
Underwear
Fittingly, boxers
Nickname "Boo Boo"
Most dangerous punch Jab
Also dangerous
His bedroom eyes - rawr!

Presentation of Medals

 



*When judging, assume that Gold suggests a future a of Calvin Klein underwear-level of endorsements, and Bronze points toward appearances in local circulars.