Get To Know The U.S. Men’s Gymnastics Team

A short guide to the five men America will be cheering for at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games. The men’s gymnastics competition begins Saturday, July 28th.

1. Jake Dalton

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Specialty: Floor and vault
Age: 20
Born: August 19, 1991
Hometown: Reno, Nevada
Height: 5’ 5”
Twitter: @jdalton775
Fun Fact: Favorite food is Ramen

4. Jonathan Horton

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Specialty: High bar
Age: 26
Born: December 31, 1985
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Height: 5’ 1”
Twitter: @J_Horton11
Fun Fact: He is married to Haley DeProspero, a former gymnast

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6. Danell Leyva

Specialty: High bar and parallel bars
Age: 20
Born: October 30, 1991
Hometown: Miami, Florida
Height: 5’ 7”
Twitter: @danelljleyva
Fun Fact: He defected from Cuba when he was a year old

9. Sam Mikulak

Specialty: Vault
Age: 19
Born: October 13, 1992
Hometown: Corona del Mar, California
Height: 5’ 6”
Twitter: @SamuelMikulak
Fun Fact: Both of his parents were gymnasts

11. John Orozco

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Specialty: Pommel horse
Age: 19
Born: December 30, 1992
Hometown: Bronx, New York
Height: 5’ 4”
Twitter: @JohnW_Orozco
Fun Fact: He was an extra in three episodes of Law & Order

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