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  • Michael Phelps

    Michael Phelps

    Tuesday, May 24 2016 4:06 PM EDT2016-05-24 20:06:03 GMT

    Swimming Hometown: Baltimore, MD After his success at the 2008 Beijing Games, Michael Phelps had more history to make in London, where he won six medals (four gold, two silver) to bring his career total to 22, making him the most decorated Olympian of all time.

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    Swimming Hometown: Baltimore, MD After his success at the 2008 Beijing Games, Michael Phelps had more history to make in London, where he won six medals (four gold, two silver) to bring his career total to 22, making him the most decorated Olympian of all time.

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  • Simone Biles

    Simone Biles

    Tuesday, May 24 2016 4:11 PM EDT2016-05-24 20:11:57 GMT

    The most dominant gymnast in the world right now, Simone Biles has already gotten into the habit of making history.

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    The most dominant gymnast in the world right now, Simone Biles has already gotten into the habit of making history.

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  • Katie Ledecky

    Katie Ledecky

    Tuesday, May 24 2016 4:16 PM EDT2016-05-24 20:16:27 GMT

    Katie Ledecky has already won an Olympic gold, collected nine world championship titles, and set world records on 11 different occasions — and she’s done it all before even getting her driver’s license.

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    Katie Ledecky has already won an Olympic gold, collected nine world championship titles, and set world records on 11 different occasions — and she’s done it all before even getting her driver’s license.

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  • Allyson Felix

    Allyson Felix

    Tuesday, May 24 2016 4:20 PM EDT2016-05-24 20:20:57 GMT

    After winning her first individual Olympic gold medal at the London Olympics in the event she calls her “baby,” the 200m, Allyson Felix enters her fourth Olympics with another goal in mind: two individual gold medals.

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    After winning her first individual Olympic gold medal at the London Olympics in the event she calls her “baby,” the 200m, Allyson Felix enters her fourth Olympics with another goal in mind: two individual gold medals.

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  • Kerri Walsh Jennings

    Kerri Walsh Jennings

    Tuesday, May 24 2016 4:26 PM EDT2016-05-24 20:26:48 GMT

    A few moments after winning her third straight Olympic gold medal with Misty May-Treanor, Kerri Walsh Jennings already had her eyes on the future.

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    A few moments after winning her third straight Olympic gold medal with Misty May-Treanor, Kerri Walsh Jennings already had her eyes on the future.

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  • Missy Franklin

    Missy Franklin

    Tuesday, May 24 2016 4:31 PM EDT2016-05-24 20:31:27 GMT

    By winning four gold and five total medals in London, Missy Franklin became the face of the Games — a face that appeared to have an ear-to-ear smile permanently affixed to it.

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    By winning four gold and five total medals in London, Missy Franklin became the face of the Games — a face that appeared to have an ear-to-ear smile permanently affixed to it.

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  • Ryan Lochte

    Ryan Lochte

    Tuesday, June 7 2016 11:45 AM EDT2016-06-07 15:45:21 GMT

    Were it not for the existence of Michael Phelps, 11-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte might have been considered the best swimmer in the world over the last decade or so.

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    Were it not for the existence of Michael Phelps, 11-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte might have been considered the best swimmer in the world over the last decade or so.

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  • Justin Gatlin

    Justin Gatlin

    Tuesday, June 7 2016 1:49 PM EDT2016-06-07 17:49:59 GMT

    There is only one man faster than Justin Gatlin in the world right now — Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt.

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    There is only one man faster than Justin Gatlin in the world right now — Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt.

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  • Gabby Douglas

    Gabby Douglas

    Tuesday, June 7 2016 1:48 PM EDT2016-06-07 17:48:53 GMT

    The 2012 Olympic all-around and team champion, Gabby Douglas is trying to do something no American has done before — win an all-around medal at more than one Olympics.

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    The 2012 Olympic all-around and team champion, Gabby Douglas is trying to do something no American has done before — win an all-around medal at more than one Olympics.

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  • Ashton Eaton

    Ashton Eaton

    Tuesday, June 7 2016 1:57 PM EDT2016-06-07 17:57:21 GMT

    In addition to his gold medal, the winner of the Olympic decathlon earns the title "world’s greatest athlete."

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    In addition to his gold medal, the winner of the Olympic decathlon earns the title "world’s greatest athlete."

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  • David Boudia

    David Boudia

    Thursday, June 9 2016 11:43 AM EDT2016-06-09 15:43:17 GMT

    David Boudia, the 2012 Olympic platform champion, has found new balance in his life since the London Games.

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    David Boudia, the 2012 Olympic platform champion, has found new balance in his life since the London Games.

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