A number of Olympians with East Tennessee connections are competing at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
The Rio Olympics run from August 5-21 and will be shown on Channel 3 and NBC's different channels.
Here’s what you need to know about the Olympians with East Tennessee ties (in alphabetical order by last name):
Tianna Bartoletta (formerly Tianna Madison)
Editor’s Note: WBIR, UT Athletics, TeamUSA.org and NBCOlympics.com helped contribute to this story.