8 athletes to watch at the Rio Olympics
Don't be surprised if you see these athletes on the medal stand this summer.
The U.S. leads the all-time Olympic medal haul by more than 1,300 medals over the Soviet Union in second place, which means American athletes will be prohibitive favorites in Rio this summer across a number of disciplines. But there are several other countries who hope to score big in their respective sports.
With the pomp and circumstance less than 100 days away, we take a look at some of these up-and-coming medal contenders.