This Is What US Olympic Athletes Looked Like At Their First Olympics Vs. Now

They’ve come a long way.

Michael Phelps at 16, one year after the 2000 Sydney Olympics:

Michael Phelps at 16, one year after the 2000 Sydney Olympics:

Sorry, I know, it's not from the *actual* first Olympics, but there were no pics of him at the Sydney Games, probably because he was legit a 15-year-old “nobody” so the press didn't care that much.

Mark Baker / Reuters

Michael Phelps now, at 31, at the 2016 Rio Olympics:

Michael Phelps now, at 31, at the 2016 Rio Olympics:

Adam Pretty / Getty Images

Ryan Lochte at 20, during the 2004 Athens Olympics:

Ryan Lochte at 20, during the 2004 Athens Olympics:

Francois Xavier Marit / AFP / Getty Images

Ryan Lochte now, at 32, at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Ryan Lochte now, at 32, at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Martin Bureau / AFP / Getty Images


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