The master-planned community of Windsong Ranch takes pride in our active adult living lifestyle offerings, and it goes without saying that we are excited for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio 2016 will include over 35 different sports including the ultra-popular gymnastics, swimming, and track and field! The road to Rio 2016 for Team USA has been an exciting one and here is what you can expect for the Summer 2016 Olympics line up:

Team USA 2016 Fun Facts

  • A total of 555 athletes over 40 disciplines
  • 53% of the team is female while 47% is male
  • The youngest athlete is 16 years old
  • The oldest athlete is 52 years old
  • 191 returning Olympians with 364 rookies

Athlete Spotlight:

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Name: Michael Phelps
Sport: Swimming
Hometown: Towson, Maryland
Began Swimming: Age 7
Olympic Experience: Four-time Olympian and has won the most medals in Olympic history (22 medals won, 18 of them gold). At the end of the 2008 Olympics, Phelps held 7 world records and 1 Olympic record.

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Name: Gabrielle Douglas
Sport: Artistic Gymnastics
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Began Gymnastics: Age 6
Olympic Experience: Competed in the 2012 Olympics and won 2 gold medals.

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Name: Kendrick Farris
Sport: Weightlifting
Hometown: Shreveport, Louisiana
Began Weightlifting: Age 12
Olympic Experience: Competed in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics. Kendrick set two American records at the Beijing Olympic Games.

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Name: Katrina Young
Sport: Diving
Hometown: Shoreline, Washington
Began Diving: Age 9
Olympic Experience: This is Katrina’s first Olympic Games, and we are sure she will achieve great things for Team USA!

See the complete Rio 2016 schedule here, and get together with your friends and family to have a watch party for the Olympics! If you would like to know more about our master-planned community and living in Prosper TX, visit the Windsong Ranch website today.

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