Sexiest Man Alive 2013

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NATHAN ADRIAN

Sport: Swimming
Though Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte dominated the London Games, the Bremerton, Wash., golden boy, 23, is just as much a hero for out-touching heavy favorite, Australia's James "The Missile" Magnussen, by one-hundredth of a second in the 100-meter individual freestyle race to win gold. Speaking of bragging rights, Adrian, whose total medal haul was three golds and one silver, became the first American to win that race in 24 years.