Lexi Thompson has joined Rickie Fowler in the Olympic rings ink club.

Thompson posted a photo of her new tattoo to Instagram.

lexi-thompson-olympic-rings-tattooShe captioned the photo

“Something I’ve wanted to get ever since I went to the Olympics, can’t be more honored that I was able to represent the USA in Brazil. So much meaning behind this tattoo and it will always remind me of all my hard work. I will wear these rings with pride”

Last September, of course, Thompson’s fellow Olympian Rickie Fowler inked the rings on his forearm. U.S. diver Sam Dorman joined Fowler in the effort and tweeted this shot of their matching five rings tattoos.

So, who inked it better? That probably comes down to whether you like color in your tattoos and your preference for placement. Everybody wins…and both beat Michael Phelps’ bikini line tattoo.

Also, a fun fact about the Olympic rings According to our friends at Wikipedia, the five interlocking rings and their colors were conceived in 1912 by Baron Pierre de Coubertin, co-founder of the modern Games. He reportedly wanted the rings to represent the five participating continents: Africa, Asia, America, Australia and Europe.

Who’s the next Olympic golfer to get the rings tattoo? Given his enthusiasm for the competition and his bronze medal, how about Matt Kuchar?

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