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2012 London Olympics Power Rankings: Michael Phelps, Gabby Douglas And Allison Schmitt Represent Team USA

With Michael Phelps winning his 20th medal at the London Olympics and the coming out parties of Gabby Douglas and Allison Schmitt, it's only right they all rank high in the SB Nation London Olympics Power Rankings by Andrew Sharp.

The post gives you commentary on the Opening Ceremony last week, which ranks No. 19 in the top 25. Michelle Obama's hug fest for Team USA made it in at No. 22. There's also the awkwardness of eulogizing Ryan Lochte's 2012 Olympics. What a disappointment.

There's still plenty of Olympics to be seen, so expect more power rankings to come. But for now, this one is all about Phelps, Douglas, Schmitt and the letdown of Lochte and Miss Franklin in comparison to their teammates.

Read more on the Olympics at SB Nation Dallas and the Olympics hub page. Head over to the SB Nation Youtube Channel for video commentary and analysis.

Photographs by jamesbrandon, jdtornow, phlezk, flygraphix, mcdlttx, tomasland, and literalbarrage used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.