The 25 Fittest Olympians on Team USA

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The 25 Fittest Olympians on Team USA

The best of the best American athletes who will compete in the 2012 Olympics in London.

7. Jesse Williams

High Jumper
Age 28

“I’m going to be really hard to beat,” says Williams, who’s been fixated on gold in London since failing to qualify for a medal in Beijing. He’s gone full paleo since then, cutting out processed foods and grains and getting all his carbs from fruits and vegetables. with a 226-pound snatch and 292-pound clean, the 175-pound Williams is among the most powerful athletes, pound-for-pound, on the American squad. “I’m a very strong competitor, mentally, too,” he says. “when I’m confident, I feel like I’m unbeatable."


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