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By Mary Hanbury
August 12, 2016

Stars of the 2016 Rio Olympics take note: Even if you’ve collected your gold medal (or medals), made the rounds of the TV talk shows, and inked lucrative endorsement deals, you’ll still have to plan for a second act to your career, and it probably won’t involve swimming, running, spinning, or jumping. (And athletes in lesser-known sports who don’t capture the public imagination may face an even bumpier financial road after Rio.) Here’s what 13 of the biggest stars of the Games, from Carl Lewis to Mary Lou Retton to Greg Louganis, have done to reinvent themselves after their victories in the pool, track, or gym faded into memories.

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