Shirtless at the Beach at the Winter Olympics?

PHOTO: People enjoy the sunny weather at the Black Sea beach, Feb. 12, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. PlayVincent Jannink/EPA
WATCH Sochi's Real Gold Is in the Sky With Olympic Sunshine

The mercury in Sochi hit 61 degrees today -- hotter than Los Angeles.

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The warm weather has caused headaches for athletes worried about slushy snow, although Olympics organizers today played down the warm weather threat.

ABC News' Matt Gutman found a scene not typical of a city hosting the winter games, showing a pair frolicking on the beach just outside his hotel, on the picturesque Black Sea.

And ABC News' Amy Robach has been making the best of the heat, too.

At 7:00 a.m. EST today, Sochi was hotter than 10 of the last 12 cities that hosted the Summer Olympics:

London (2012): 47

Beijing (2008): 35

Athens (2004): 65

Sydney (2000): 74

Atlanta (1996): 30

Barcelona (1992): 54

Seoul (1988): 32

Los Angeles (1984): 53

Moscow (1980): 35

Montreal (1976): 2

Munich (1972): 39

Mexico City (1968): 48

Would your hometown make the list? Tweet your responses using the hashtag #ColderThanSochi.