Alex Morgan, Ryan Lochte and Kobe Bryant Among Top 10 U.S. Athletes to Watch in Summer Games (Photos)While the Olympics are home to the best athletes in the world, there are some competitors that stand out above all the rest.

The U.S. has been fortunate to have many of the best Olympic athletes represent them at the Games. Michael Phelps has been a dominant force in the pool over the last decade, taking home 16 Olympic medals in the last two Games. Teammate Ryan Lochte is his biggest competition, and the two will square off again in London for the gold.

The pool isn’t the only place the U.S. has some serious talent. Hope Solo and Alex Morgan are part of a talented women’s soccer team, while Kobe Bryant leads the charge for Olympic gold on the basketball court.

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