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One to Watch: Meb Keflezighi

Keflezighi is a world-renowned marathon runner who will compete in his final Olympics. A former refugee, he starred at UCLA before becoming one of the world's greatest long-distance runners.

One to Watch: Tervel Dlagnev

Dlagnev is a passionate, intense freestyle wrestler who was introduced to wrestling in his Texas high school and wrestled collegiately at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

One to Watch: Sandi Morris

Pole vaulter Sandi Morris heads into vaulting finals at Rio with her new American record in tow.

One to Watch: Gabriela Lopez

After a successful college career, Lopez has a chance to prove herself on the international stage in Rio.

One to Watch: Jimmy Butler

After his mother threw Jimmy Butler out of their home, the teen-ager was taken in by a new family and taught the discipline that led him to be a successful student-athlete, NBA star.

One to watch: Breanna Stewart

Few women’s basketball players can match the success Breanna Stewart has already found as a 21-year-old seeking her first gold medal.

One to watch: DeAnna Price

DeAnna Price, the Division I hammer throw champ, wants to set an example that combats body image issues that affect young women.

One to watch: Matt Emmons

Matt Emmons ended his college career as the most decorated shooter in NCAA rifle championships history, went on to win three Olympic medals and is now aiming for a fourth.

One to Watch: David Smith

His hearing loss hasn’t kept David Smith from registering strong performances on the volleyball court.

One to Watch: Akela Jones

Akela Jones took advantage of her teenage success in Barbados to come to the U.S. to compete in college, where she developed into an Olympian.

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