The 25 Most Badass Summer Olympians of All Time

25. Ye Shiwen

Country: China
Sport: Swimming
Medal Count: 2 (2 gold)
Years: 2012

Dope? You know what's dope? Sixteen-year-old girls swimming faster than the fastest boys men in the world. Ye Shiwen, who turns 17 next March, swam the final 50 meters of the freestyle leg of her 400m individual medley faster than Ryan Lochte swam his. (Maybe you've heard of this Lochte guy?) Of course this has the swimming establishment crying "dope." To which we say, Pffft. Ye could be on Barry Bonds-Jose Canseco triple antibiotic 'roids and we still wouldn't care. She just swam faster than the men, and she's all of 16. You go, girl.

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