As Team USA heads to the Rio games, Black female athletes are ready to dominate their sports. Many will break records, create memorable moments or simply inspire. We've selected some of the most extraordinary women, both American and from abroad, who are already doing just that. #BlackGirlMagic

23 Black Women to Watch in the 2016 Rio Olympics

As Team USA heads to the Rio games, Black female athletes are ready to dominate their sports. Many will break records, create memorable moments or simply inspire. We've selected some of the most extraordinary women, both American and from abroad, who are already doing just that. #BlackGirlMagic

All the athletes who have won gold for Team USA at the Rio 2016 Summer games.

Team USA's gold medal winners at the Rio Olympics

All the athletes who have won gold for Team USA at the Rio 2016 Summer games.

Princess Mary and Prince Frederik at Bellahoj Swimming Stadium

Princess Mary and Prince Frederik at Bellahoj Swimming Stadium

The story of how Katrinka Hosszu turned Olympic disappointment into one of swimming's epic performances.

The Iron Lady, a lawsuit and the destruction of a world record

The story of how Katrinka Hosszu turned Olympic disappointment into one of swimming's epic performances.

First Lady Michelle Obama and U.S. Olympic swimming gold medalist Simone Manuel read 'The Night Before Christmas' to children at the 94th Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on The Ellipse, near the White House, in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2016. (REUTERS/Mike Theiler)  via @AOL_Lifestyle Read more: http://www.aol.com/article/2016/12/24/obamas-revisit-first-christmas-address-while-delivering-last-hol/21641624/?a_dgi=aolshare_pinterest#fullscreen

Obamas revisit first Christmas address while delivering their last

First Lady Michelle Obama and U.S. Olympic swimming gold medalist Simone Manuel read 'The Night Before Christmas' to children at the 94th Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on The Ellipse, near the White House, in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2016. (REUTERS/Mike Theiler) via @AOL_Lifestyle Read more: http://www.aol.com/article/2016/12/24/obamas-revisit-first-christmas-address-while-delivering-last-hol/21641624/?a_dgi=aolshare_pinterest#fullscreen

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