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10 Young Female Athletes to Watch at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics

We are just 10 months away from the 2016 Summer Olympics.

The summer games are being held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on August 5-21. 

There are many stand-out and notable athletes making their Olympic debut, looking to shatter world records, or defend their titles. 

Check out the gallery above to see 10 of the young female athletes we are rooting for at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

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