With the Olympics just around the corner, these American athletes are the ones to keep your eye on. Some you’ll remember from the 2008 Beijing Olympics or the 2004 Athens Olympics. Others are rising stars looking to make a name for themselves.
Swimming Ryan Lochte, 27, is from Daytona Beach, Fla. He is a six-time Olympic medalist and was part of the U.S. team that set the world record for the 4x200 meter freestyle relay (2009 World Championships). Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post Buy Photo