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Olympic heights: Team USA's shortest and tallest athletes

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Shortest Team USA athlete: Simone Biles, Gymnastics

Simone Biles stands at 4'8" tall, but don't let her size fool you. Biles, who was too young to qualify for the London 2012 Olympics, holds a record 10 world championships gold medals. She could also make history in Rio by going for gold in five events: all-around, team, beam, floor and vault.


Tallest Team USA athletes: DeMarcus Cousins and DeAndre Jordan, Basketball

On the other end of the spectrum, DeMarcus Cousins and DeAndre Jordan tower over their competition at 6'11". The two-time NBA All-Star and the two-time All-NBA selection look to help lead Team USA to their third straight gold medal.


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