Manu Ginobili, Argentina Basketball: @manuginobili
Known for his storied career with the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA, Ginobili will be going to his third Olympic games with the Argentine national team. Most of Ginobili's tweets are in Spanish, and so is his blog. The basketball star came back from a three-month hiatus in June and looks to be tweeting more than ever.
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Andrew Yorke, Canada Triathlon: @trialsyorke
Yorke is headed to his first Olympics after being named an alternative in 2012. The 27-year-old is one of three triathlon athletes competing for Canada. September 17, 2014 was proclaimed "Andrew Yorke Day" in the Town of Caledon after Yorke finished fourth at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Yorke grew up and trained in Caledon since a young age.
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Abby Erceg, New Zealand Soccer: @aerceg5
A self-proclaimed "Muggle" on her Twitter bio, Erceg is going to her third Olympic Games at the age of only 26. Erceg plays on the Western New York Flash when she isn't competing for the New Zealand soccer team. On Twitter, she likes to share pictures of her teammates and looks like she will continue to do so with her national team in Rio.
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Caroline Buchanan, Australia BMX: @CBuchanan68
A six-time BMX and Mountain Bike World Champion, Buchanan is taking her talents to her second Olympics after being a 2012 Olympic finalist. Buchanan had a half an hour TV show made about her journey to Rio that has been airing on FOX Sports in Australia. On social media, Buchanan shares her journey to Rio through pictures and videos. She's also an avid French bulldog lover.
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Bob Bryan, USA Tennis: @Bryanbros
Bob will look to defend his 2012 gold medal in Rio with his brother, Mike. Rio looks to be the last Olympics for the pair who compete in men's doubles. On social media, Bob often features his three kids on and off the tennis court.
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Bubba Watson, USA Golf: @bubbawatson
With golf making its return to the Olympics after a 112-year hiatus, Watson is "100 percent committed" to going to Rio ---- unlike a handful of other golfers who have shown concerns or withdrawn their names completely. One of the top golfers in the U.S., Watson has a large social media presence and often uses it to share pictures of his wife and their two adopted children.
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Cyrus Hostetler, USA Track and Field: @chostetler15
Now the national champion in javelin for the first time in his career, Hostetler is headed to his second Olympics. Hostetler has faced multiple injuries in his career, but now is Rio-bound holding the No.1 spot in the U.S. Self-proclaimed graphic designer on his Twitter bio, Hostetler worked on the project management team for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials and has his own blog.
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Carlin Isles, USA Rugby Sevens: @Carlin--Isles
Isles, referred to by many as the world's fastest rugby player, will be a member on the inaugural USA Rugby Sevens team in Rio. Rugby 7s is a new sport at the 2016 Olympics. The Detroit Lions signed Isles to their practice squad in 2013, but he chose to leave in February 2014 to play rugby for the Glasgow Warriors.
Credited for raising the profile of women's boxing in Ireland, Taylor has become an icon in the world of boxing and was the flag holder for Ireland in the 2012 London Olympic opening ceremony. On social media, Taylor is known as outspoken ---- recently openly questioning golfers who are choosing to skip the 2016 Olympics.
The Gonzaga star was chosen 11th in the 2016 NBA Draft by the Orlando Magic then subsequently traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder. The NBA rookie will be missing summer league and instead be playing in his first Olympics for the Lithuania basketball team. On social media, Sabonis took his followers behind the scenes for the NBA Draft and looks to be starting to do so for the Olympics.
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Jordan Burroughs, USA Wrestling: @alliseeisgold
Burroughs, a 2012 Olympic Champion, looks to be the favorite headed into Rio in the 74kg/163 lbs. division. Not only is the four-time World Champion a star on the mat, but also his charismatic personality off the mat has made him a fan favorite. He has two children and shares pictures of them both regularly.
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Yogeshwar Dutt, India Wrestling: @DuttYogi
Winning a bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics for 60kg freestyle, Dutt is back for another shot at claiming the gold medal. One of an anticipated 110 or more athletes from India, Dutt will be participating in his final Olympics. On social media, Dutt has over 113,000 followers and often shares pictures of how he is training for the Olympics.
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English Gardner, USA Track and Field: @UgHLyDuCkLiN
South Jersey native English Gardner is one of track and field's biggest personalities. While last year Gardner finished seventh in the Olympic trials, this year she won the 100m at U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials. Gardner is very outspoken both in person and on social media. She claims she wants to become "the fastest woman alive."
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Scott Morgan, Canada Gymnastics: @scottmorgan
Headed to his first Olympics, Morgan will be Canada's sole men's artistic gymnast in Rio. Morgan was Canada's second-most decorated athlete in the 2014 Commonwealth Games where he won four medals including two gold medals.
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Michal Smolen, USA Canoe Slalom: @michalsmolen
Rio will be Smolen's first Olympics. Smolen could have competed last year for Portugal, his native country, but decided to wait until he became a U.S. citizen and compete for the U.S. in 2016. On social media Smolen often posts pictures kayaking.
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Kassidy Cook, USA Diving: @KassidyCook1
Taking a year off from studying at Stanford University to train for the Olympics, Cook has been on the USA national team in 2010, 2011, 2012 and now 2016. Cook narrowly missed the 2012 London Olympics and then was out of competition for two years while she battled injuries. On social media, Cook acts like a normal teenager and likes to joke around.
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Simone Biles, USA Gymnastics: @Simone--Biles
Standing at only 4-foot-8, the 19-year-old gymnast is dominating the gymnastics circuit and just recently won her fourth consecutive U.S. all-around title over U.S. teammate Aly Raisman, a double gold medalist at the 2012 Games. While an elite athlete, Biles still knows how to have fun on social media, posting pictures of her and her friends going to concerts and late night frozen yogurt runs.