Michael Phelps, The Final Five Presenting At 2016 MTV Video Music Awards

Nick Cannon Michael Phelps [AGT | Photo via NBC]

MTV has added six gold medalists to the list of Video Music Awards presenters.

The network confirms that Michael Phelps and “Final Five” gymnastics competitors Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian and Aly Raisman will be presenting during Sunday’s broadcast.

They join previously confirmed presenters Jimmy Fallon, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Kim Kardashian West, Alicia Keys, Ansel Elgort, Fifth Harmony, Jaden Smith, Tove Lo, Rita Ora, Shameik Moore, and Bebe Rexha.

Taking place at Madison Square Garden, the 2016 VMAs air at 9PM ET on Sunday, August 26. A pre-show airs in the 8PM hour.

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