The Team USA track and field Olympic delegation to the Rio Games was the youngest in history, thanks in part to the presence of teenage stars Sydney McLaughlin, Vashti Cunningham and Lexi Weeks.
Which athletes from the current generation of junior stars could make waves at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo? Scroll through the slideshow to view the MileSplit picks!
Check out the boys list here.
Sydney McLaughlin and Tia Jones set national high school records this year in the 400m hurdles and 100m hurdles, respectively. Photos by USA Today and Image of Sport.