When University College London student Arief Azli Googled his university maths lecturer’s name, he couldn’t have been more surprised. Because although the students could see that their teacher was pretty buff, and usually to be seen at the white board in tight fitting t-shirts, Azli never imagined Pietro Boselli would turn out to be European Fitness Model Champion for 2014.

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Pietro Boselli, who has gone from 46,000 Instagram followers a day ago to 146,000 followers today (and rising swiftly), has a PhD in Engineering and is originally from Negrar, Italy, describes himself as ‘addicted to training.’

We’re very pleased to say there’s also a YouTube video of him: