Simone Biles, Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky were just a few of the big, gold medal winners from Rio 2016.
However every four years, we witness some incredible moments in the summer and winter Olympics. However when these athletes retire, they either go into broadcasting or are never seen again. Some athletes are just unforgettable, for some good reasons and some not so good, just ask disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding.
Here are some of the world’s most iconic medalists and what they’re up to now:
Then: Greg Louganis – Diving
30 years ago Greg Louganis won gold at the 1984 and 1988 games on the springboard and platform.
Now: Greg Louganis – Diving
In 2016 he is at Rio, however now he’s an official mentor for the U.S diving team.
Then: Mary Lou Retton – Gymnastics
Retton became America’s sweetheart when she vaulted her way to a gold medal in the 1984 games.
Now: Mary Lou Retton – Gymnastics
She is not a mum of four and a dedicated charity worker.