Top 5 U.S. Olympians to Watch in London

Bill Weir highlights top athletes in swimming, track and field, gymnastics and soccer.
3:46 | 07/26/12

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We're excited for the on limping -- olympic games in london. Athletes from over 200 countries go for the gold. Bill weir brings us five faces to watch. I have never wanted to be with you than this morning are you are. Good morning to you. Good morning to you. There's plenty of room. I'm just off the plane. Getting the feel of our digs. We'll bring you faster, higher, stronger coverage. There's the stadium. The site of the opening ceremonies tomorrow night. The blue skies are supposed to go way. The famous london rain coming back. So much beginning on. We get set to open the game. So many american stories to tell you. We thought we would start things off with five names you're going to be seeing quite a bit in the coming weeks. They are the athletes who inspire a nation. And at this year's london games, there will be familiar faces. And a few new ones. These five olympians are masters of their sport and five faces to watch for. Including missy franklin, a wonder in the water. The 17-year-old high school student from aurora, colorado, will compete in seven events in the london game, the most ever for an american woman. Many are already calling her the great hope of women's swimming. But out of the pool, she's your typical teena girl. ♪ Here's my number so call me maybe ♪ she's so composed. A 17-year-old who handles it as if she had been doing it for years. Reporter: Next up, ryan locklock -- ryan lochte. I just feel it in my body. Reporter: He holds current records for the 200 and 400 medley. I know now push my body to a limit that no other athlete can really handle. Reporter: Also not the be missed, alison felix. It's all about you know, coming away with gold. Reporter: She has eight gold medals and two individual silver medal. But there is still plenty left She dominated the 200 meerts at olympic trials. She ran the fastest 200 in 14 years. Reporter: And then there's jordan weber. She has 13 medals already. She was the all-around champion. The u.S. Can't get enough of watching gymnastic. This time around, it's all about jord jordan weber. Reporter: Rounding out, the team. Team u.S., Soccer. The ladies who stole our hearts in beijing are back for more. They wanted the world cup title. Now they're gunning for olympic gold. It will be so much fun bringing you the amazing stories. Last chance to get in on our "who will light the olympic torch" pool? Angus is going with david beckham kicking a flaming soccer ball to start the game. That's not a bad one. You're going to have a fantastic job. Thank you for letting us know the ones to watch. I love the athletes we haven't heard of. They become household names. We'll check in with you a lot,

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