Golden couple: figure skater Evan Lysacek and gymnast Nastia Liukin

The Olympics' hottest couple is not one of the figure skating or ice dancing pairs. No, it's newly crowned figure skating gold medalist Evan Lysacek and the darling of the Beijing Olympics, Nastia Liukin, who has a gold medal of her own in all-around gymnastics.

Lysacek, 24, spoke of their relationship to People magazine, and said that they met at the Skating and Gymnastics Spectacular in fall 2008, but hasn't confirmed that they are dating.

Liukin, 20, was there to see Lysacek win his gold, and Lysacek was on hand to support Liukin when she competed in August at the U.S. Championships.

They also exchanged sweet messages via Twitter:

Between the two of them, they have six Olympic medals, two of them gold. Liukin points out to People that it helps that they both understand the Olympic atmosphere.

"To see his dreams come true was amazing," Nastia explained. "Even though we're not in the same sport, we got to connect at the same level, because there's nothing like the Olympics. It was nice to be on other side of things and be the support system, but I was nervous."

This isn't Lysacek's first turn at dating an Olympian. He also dated ice dancer Tanith Belbin, a two-time Olympian.


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