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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  • Lee Kiefer: Fencing

    18-year-old Lee Kiefer comes from a <a href="http://www.indystar.com/article/20120725/SPORTS/207260338/Family-fuels-U-S-fencer-Lee-Kiefer-s-fire" target="_hplink">family of fencers</a>. Three days after coming home from London, Kiefer will head to <a href="http://www.indystar.com/article/20120725/SPORTS/207260338/Family-fuels-U-S-fencer-Lee-Kiefer-s-fire" target="_hplink">Notre Dame</a>, where she will be a freshman.

  • Alexander Massialas: Fencing

    Alexander Massialas was born to be an Olympic fencer -- his father Greg is a two-time medalist. But he's a star in his own right, making the 2012 team <a href="http://www.mercurynews.com/other-sports/ci_21129851/san-francisco-teen-alexander-massialas-makes-mark-u" target="_hplink">against odds</a>. This fall, he will start his freshman year at Stanford University.

  • Ariel Hsing: Table Tennis

    16-year-old Ariel Hsing is your typical teenager. She likes Katy Perry and roots for Michael Phelps. But she's far from boring: She's played table tennis <a href="http://abcnews.go.com/US/ariel-hsing-16-aims-table-tennis-history-london/story?id=16852995#.UBGC9TFYsc8" target="_hplink">against Warren Buffet and Bill Gates</a>, and hopes to win the US a medal in table tennis for the first time in Olympic history.

  • Lily Zhang: Table Tennis

    When 16-year-old Lily Zhang qualified for the US table tennis Olympic team, she told the<em> <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/sports/article/Palo-Alto-s-Lily-Zhang-is-table-tennis-Olympian-3501884.php" target="_hplink">San Francisco Chronicle</a></em>, "I've been waiting for this opportunity for so long. It's been my dream ever since I was a little kid."

  • Erica Wu: Table Tennis

    16-year-old Erica Wu has been training in table tennis since she was a toddler. This year, her dreams will pay off. She told <a href="http://msn.foxsports.com/olympics/table-tennis/story/Wu-ahead-of-schedule-for-Olympic-table-tennis-spot-060812" target="_hplink">FOX News</a> that she's most excited about competing, the Opening Ceremony, and meeting her favorite athletes, Michael Phelps and Kobe Bryant.

  • Claressa Shields: Boxing

    17-year-old Claressa Shields caught the boxing bug at age nine when she saw her father in the ring. <a href="http://espn.go.com/high-school/girl/story/_/id/7899778/claressa-shields-hopes-make-us-women-boxing-team" target="_hplink">He told her</a> the sport was for boys, but <a href="http://www.usatoday.com/sports/olympics/athletes/100-hopefuls/Claressa Shields/54814464/1?loc=interstitialskip" target="_hplink">her grandmother</a> encouraged her to stick with it. This year is the first Olympics in which women will be able to earn boxing medals, and Shields has a shot; she's currently <a href="http://www.usatoday.com/sports/olympics/athletes/100-hopefuls/Claressa Shields/54814464/1?loc=interstitialskip" target="_hplink">number one</a> in the nation.

  • Savannah Vinsant: Trampoline

    Double-twisting double somersault? Not a big deal for 19-year-old Savannah Vinsant. Upon making the Olympic team, she told <a href="http://usagym.org/pages/post.html?PostID=10372&prog=tt" target="_hplink">USA Gym</a>,"I'm speechless -- I have no words for it."

  • Maggie Steffens: Water Polo

    19-year-old Maggie Steffens, left, has a spot on the women's water polo team alongside her older sister Jessica, right. There will be no shortage of support for Steffens and the rest of the team -- <a href="http://www.nbcnewyork.com/blogs/1st-look/Olympic-Athlete-Profile-Maggie-Steffens-US-Womens-Water-Polo-162882676.html" target="_hplink">according to NBC New York</a>, all 45 of her cousins will make the trip to London to watch her play!

  • Reed Kessler: Equestrian

    The stars aligned for Kessler to have a spot on the Olympic team: The sport requires competitors to be at least 18 and five feet tall; <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/10/sports/olympics/reed-kessler-faces-trials-for-olympic-show-jumping.html" target="_hplink">Kessler turned 18 just 18 days before competition and only passed the height requirement this year. </a> According to the <em><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/10/sports/olympics/reed-kessler-faces-trials-for-olympic-show-jumping.html" target="_hplink">New York Times</a></em>, she could be the youngest show-jumper in Olympic history.

  • Alejandra Valencia: Archery

    17-year-old Alejandra Valencia found archery <a href="http://espn.go.com/blog/olympics/post/_/id/2155/unlikely-career-of-alejandra-valencia" target="_hplink">frustrating</a> at first; now, she's the second best archer in Mexico.