Who says engineers aren't athletic?
When the games are over and the medals awarded, Olympic athletes and coaches do more than model for cereal boxes. Take a look at these eight global engineers who have competed in past Olympics or are competing in Rio this month.
With more than 15 years' experience covering tech and working with engineers, Suzanne Deffree is Editor-in-Chief of Design News and Content Director for UBM Advanced Manufacturing. Find her at UBM's various in-person events for engineers including the Embedded Systems Conference, ATX, and DesignCon.