Olympic Boxing, Table Tennis, Fencing and More: Teen Olympians In Lesser-Known Sports

07/27/2012 03:29 pm ET
  • The Huffington Post

By now, you've likely heard of teen swimming phenom Missy Franklin and the all-teen women's gymnastics team. While swimming and gymnastics tend to be some of the summer Olympics' biggest attractions, the Games feature 26 sports -- some of which you may not have heard of -- and a ton of teen talent. From a fierce female trio of teen table tennis players to an 18-year-old fencer following in his dad's Olympic footsteps, check out 10 amazing teens competing in lesser-known Olympic sports in the slideshow below.

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Teen Olympians In Unusual Sports

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