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USA Today Sports
11/16
Simon Ammann (Ski Jumping)
Switzerland's Simon Ammann needs two medals to become the most decorated ski jumper in Winter Olympics history. The 32-year-old, who has four gold medals, won two in Salt Lake and Vancouver. Sochi will be Ammann's fifth Winter Olympics.
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USA Today Sports
12/16
Tim Burke (Biathlon)
No American has ever won a medal in biathlon, but Tim Burke may change that. The Lake Placid, N.Y. resident recently solidified his status as a medal contender by winning silver at 2013 Worlds - the first U.S. biathlete to reach the podium at worlds since 1987. Burke looks to qualify for his third Olympic team.
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USA Today Sports
13/16
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen (Biathlon)
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen of Norway could leave Sochi as the most decorated Winter Olympian ever. He has 11 medals (fellow Norwegian Bjoern Daehlie holds the record with 12), five of which are gold. The Norwegian looks to make his sixth Olympic team and is a strong contender to medal in relay and mixed relay.
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14/16
Marit Bjoergen (Cross-country skiing)
Like her Norwegian countryman, biathlete Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, Bjoergen has an opportunity to equal or break the all-time individual record for most Winter Olympic medals of 12, currently held by another Norwegian, Bjoern Daehlie.
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15/16
Kikkan Randall (Cross-country skiing)
Kikkan Randall looks to make her fourth Olympic team. The 31-year-old will attempt to be the first American woman to ever medal in cross-country. The U.S. won its first and only Olympic cross-country medal in 1972 when Bill Koch earned silver in Innsbruck.
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