"Unlike at a bar, it's not awkward to strike up a conversation because you have something in common," Solo told ESPN. ' All of a sudden, you're fist-bumping." "Sydney was the best, they were so welcoming, friendly and passionate," said CNN's anonymous athlete, referring to the 2000 Games.
"In Sydney it was like going back to your school reunion and seeing people you haven't seen for a few years.
"Many of the volunteers (in the Village) would say 'Oh, what is your room like?
' and I knew they were not really wanting to see the room. there were lots of volunteers and they were happy to help you with whatever your needs were.
Located in The Village of Sanibel between Lake Sumter Landing and Brownwood.
Stainless steel appliances with extra warranties, Roll-our shelves in cabinets, computer desk and cabinets in laundry room. Aluminum pull down attic stairs and solar attic fan, standing room in attic and has flooring for storage.
' So she helped with the rub down and afterwards I knew something was going to happen, and it did." Olympic athletes' extreme eating habits However, it is not just the sexually-charged nature of the Athletes' Village that makes it such unique accommodation.
"Seventy to 75 percent of Olympians hook up behind the scenes," the 27-year-old swimmer told ESPN in July.
"Hey, sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do." Solo believes the friendly nature of the Games makes it easy to meet people.
It's fun, you can hang out with superstars and you get a chance to talk to people instead of being cocooned in a hotel on your own somewhere." Kriss Akabusi, a veteran of the Los Angeles and Barcelona Games, also felt staying at the Village was a vital part of the Olympic experience.
"You know you've arrived when you get to the Village.