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Google Searches Reveal Your Burning Questions About the Olympics

by Alyssa Newcomb /  / Updated 
Image: Beach Volleyball - Olympics: Day 5
Kerri Walsh Jennings spikes the ball as April Ross looks on as Isabelle Forrer blocks at the net playing with Anouk Verge-Depre of Switzerland during the Beach Volleyball Preliminary on August 10, 2016.Paul Gilham / Getty Images

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With the Olympics in full swing, many people are turning to Google to answer their most burning questions about the athletes and Rio.

American cyclist Kristin Armstrong, who won the third gold medal of her career, was part of the top trending search on Wednesday, according to Google, with people searching "Kristin Armstrong Lance Armstrong. Spoiler: The two are not related.

Image: Beach Volleyball - Olympics: Day 5
Kerri Walsh Jennings spikes the ball as April Ross looks on as Isabelle Forrer blocks at the net playing with Anouk Verge-Depre of Switzerland during the Beach Volleyball Preliminary on August 10, 2016.Paul Gilham / Getty Images

And, after Team USA's beach volleyball players Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross wore long sleeve shirts Wednesday night instead of their usual bikini uniforms, Google searches spiked 4,700 percent for "temperature in Rio."

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When it comes to getting pumped up, people in the United States are most curious about what is on Michael Phelps' playlist. The Olympian's music was the most popular playlist — even besting Hamilton, though possibly soon to be eclipsed by President Barack Obama's just-released summer jams playlist.

The top trending U.S. athletes over the past day, according to Google, were Phelps, gymnast Aly Raisman, swimmer Katie Ledecky, gymnast Simone Biles, and Walsh Jennings.

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