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Rio Olympics 2016: South Florida Athletes Competing at the Games

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Foluke Akinradewo, volleyball
The 2016 Rio Olympics kick off this Friday, August 5, and there are plenty of athletes to root for. But if you are looking for a bit of hometown pride, here are the competitors you'll want to cheer on. South Florida athletes extend beyond to just familiar names Danell Leyva and Venus and Serena Williams and include sports like judo, water polo, volleyball, and rowing.