These Are This Year’s Olympic Athletes Who You Really Need To Know

The Summer Olympics are just over a month away. Or, in other words, we all have 30 or so days to get a better idea about which athletes will make a name for themselves and become the next big stars in their sport.

Like we saw with swimmer Michael Phelps in 2008 and gymnast Gabby Douglas in 2012, the Olympic Games give those competitors in sports outside of the mainstream to show the world that they’re pretty amazing, too.

So who should be on your radar for this year’s Olympics? Here are some names to remember.

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Nick's a Sr. Editor for BroBible, mainly relying on his Sports Encyclopedia-like mind to write about things. He's also the co-host of the BroBible podcast "We Run This," and can be seen sweating his ass off while frequently running 10+ miles around Seattle.