Olympic heights: Team USA's shortest and tallest athletes


Shortest Team USA athlete: Simone Biles, GymnasticsSimone 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, BasketballOn 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.