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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The 2016 Rio Olympics features no shortage of star power, with Michael Phelps, Usain Bolt, and Neymar set to take center stage. But, among the ten thousand athletes in this year’s Games, there are those who, though not quite household names, bring to the 2016 Games accolades and stories equally as compelling as their more famous brethren. Here, in no particular order, are some of those remarkable athletes.

Chris Froome, Cycling
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