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Olympics On Twitter: Lolo Jones, Ryan Lochte, Alex Morgan Among Olympians To Follow

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Lolo Jones reacts after qualifying for 2012 Olympics after coming in third in the women's 100 meter hurdles final during Day Two of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on June 23, 2012 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Lolo Jones reacts after qualifying for 2012 Olympics after coming in third in the women's 100 meter hurdles final during Day Two of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on June 23, 2012 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Throughout the London Olympics, we'll be getting acquainted with athletes from around the world in a variety of sports from archery and badminton to volleyball and water polo. There will be familiar faces like Michael Phelps and Hope Solo but there will very likely be unexpected men and women who grab the spotlight between the Opening Ceremony and the conclusion of the Games.

While there will likely be plenty of profiles of these athletes on television, in print and on the web, sometimes the best way to get to know them is to go straight to the source. No, we're not saying you should follow these Olympians to London. Instead, follow them on Twitter.

When many prominent athletes aren't competing, they tend to be tweeting. Some, like Lolo Jones, are as likely to tweet about their personal lives as their personal bests in their event of choice. Via Twitter, some Olympians will bring you along for the ride as the London Olympics unfold.

Olympian Twitters To Follow
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