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A Look At All The Free Gear US Olympic Athletes Are Getting For Rio 2016

A Look At All The Free Gear US Olympic Athletes Are Getting For Rio 2016
By Mikey Traynor

Aside from an endless supply of free condoms, the athletes who qualify to represent their country at the Rio Olympics can look forward to a lot of free goodies from whoever is supplying the team's official gear, unless they are from Palestine it seems.

For Team USA, Nike are the official supplier, and we've been given a look at what the US athletes will be getting in their "athlete bags" before they leave for Rio.

And there is a lot of seriously cool stuff including the latest top of the line flyknit runners, and gym gear that would make the roughly 80% of the youngsters strolling around Dublin who have never been to a gym before weep at their beauty.

Heidi Burgett, Nike PR director, showed off all the gear the men and women will be wearing in Rio.

Men:

Women:

And keep in mind that is before they receive their sport-specific uniforms and gear.

And also, it's not including the official ceremony outfits which have been provided by Ralph Lauren and can be seen here:

It's a sweet haul, and one which we'll see a lot of as US athletes are expected to once again do very well in the medal rankings.

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We haven't seen much of the Irish gear, which is made by New Balance, but hopefully we'll get a better peak once the games begin.

Also, here's Padraig Harrington's golf bag.

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