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102 Athletes To Watch In 2016

Jan. 01, 2016, 10:30 a.m. (ET)

With 2016 upon us, it's time to look ahead to the new year. The Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games are just over seven months away and with so many great Team USA athletes, how is anyone supposed to know which ones to keep an eye on? To lend a hand, we've compiled a list of the 102 athletes who recently attended a promotional shoot with NBC Olympics and the United States Olympic Committee in West Hollywood, California. Here's a sample of who to watch as the Road to Rio continues.

1) Nathan Adrian, Swimming

2) Haley Anderson, Swimming

3) Chuck Aoki, Wheelchair Rugby

4) Tony Azevedo, Water Polo

5) Kayla Banwarth, Volleyball

6) Elizabeth Beisel, Swimming

7) Brian Bell, Wheelchair Basketball

8) Simone Biles, Gymnastics

9) Sue Bird, Basketball

10) David Boudia, Diving

11) Tori Bowie, Track and Field

12) Trayvon Bromell, Track and Field

13) Mackenzie Brown, Archery

14) Jordan Burroughs, Wrestling

15) Michelle Carter, Track and Field

16) Matt Centrowitz, Track and Field

17) Tyler Clary, Swimming

18) Emma Coburn, Track and Field

19) Natalie Coughlin, Swimming

20) Amy Cozad, Diving

21) Dartanyon Crockett, Paralympic Judo

22) Jake Dalton, Gymnastics

23) Maya DiRado, Swimming

24) Gabby Douglas, Gymnastics

25) Brenna Dowell, Gymnastics

26) Conor Dwyer, Swimming

27) Ashton Eaton, Track and Field

28) Allyson Felix, Track and Field

29) Connor Fields, Cycling

30) Missy Franklin, Swimming

31) English Gardner, Track and Field

32) Justin Gatlin, Track and Field

33) Lex Gillette, Paralympic Track and Field

34) Laura Graves, Equestrian

35) Adeline Gray, Wrestling

36) Matt Grevers, Swimming

37) Sarah Hammer, Cycling

38) Vincent Hancock, Shooting

39) Dawn Harper-Nelson, Track and Field

40) Kayla Harrison, Judo

41) Russell Holmes, Volleyball

42) Daryl Homer, Fencing

43) Alex Howes, Cycling

44) Madison Hughes, Rugby

45) Carlin Isles, Rugby

46) Connor Jaeger, Swimming

47) Ashleigh Johnson, Water Polo

48) Steele Johnson, Diving

49) Abby Johnston, Diving

50) Julie Johnston, Soccer

51) Gwen Jorgensen, Triathlon

52) Alev Kelter, Rugby

53) Madison Kocian, Gymnastics

54) Joe Kovacs, Track and Field

55) Katie Ledecky, Swimming

56) Danell Leyva, Gymnastics

57) Shamier Little, Track and Field

58) Carli Lloyd, Soccer

59) Ryan Lochte, Swimming

60) Jessica Long, Paralympic Swimming

61) Steven Lopez, Taekwondo

62) Simone Manuel, Swimming

63) Leo Manzano, Track and Field

64) Tatyana McFadden, Paralympic Track and Field

65) Aries Merritt, Track and Field

66) LaShawn Merritt, Track and Field

67) Sam Mikulak, Gymnastics

68) Alysia Montano, Track and Field

69) Maya Moore, Basketball

70) Alex Morgan, Soccer

71) Maggie Nichols, Gymnastics

72) John Orozco, Gymnastics

73) Candace Parker, Basketball

74) Michael Phelps, Swimming

75) Taylor Phinney, Cycling

76) Alise Post, Cycling

77) Jillion Potter, Rugby

78) Aly Raisman, Gymnastics

79) Megan Rapinoe, Soccer

80) Kim Rhode, Shooting

81) April Ross, Beach Volleyball

82) Galen Rupp, Track and Field

83) Paige Selenski, Field Hockey

84) Claressa Shields, Boxing

85) Jenny Simpson, Track and Field

86) MyKayla Skinner, Gymnastics

87) Brad Snyder, Paralympic Swimming

88) Katelin Snyder, Rowing

89) Kyle Snyder, Wrestling

90) Maggie Steffens, Water Polo

91) Evelyn Stevens, Cycling

92) Melissa Stockwell, Paratriathlon

93) Gevvie Stone, Rowing

94) Matt Stutzman, Paralympic Archery

95) Diana Taurasi, Basketball

96) Christian Taylor, Track and Field

97) Sarah True, Triathlon

98) Jarryd Wallace, Paralympic Track and Field

99) Kerri Walsh Jennings, Beach Volleyball

100) Jamie Whitmore, Paralympic Cycling

101) Donnell Whittenburg, Gymnastics

102) Mariel Zagunis, Fencing