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John Orozco

Gymnastics

  • 2012
Name: John Orozco
Discipline: Artistic
Height: 5-5

Weight: 156
DOB: 12/30/1992
Birthplace: The Bronx, N.Y.
Hometown: The Bronx, N.Y.
High School: Felisa Rincon De Gautier Institute for Law and Public Policy (The Bronx, N.Y.) '10
College: Devry University '15, Business Management


Olympic Experience:
  • 2012 Olympic Games, 5th (team competition), 8th (all-around)
Career Highlights:
  • 2015 World Challenge Cup, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 4th (parallel bars)
  • 2014 Glasgow World Cup, Glasgow, Scotland, 3rd (all-around)
  • 2014 World Championships, Nanning, China, 3rd (team)
  • 2013 World Championships, Antwerp, Belgium, 3rd (parallel bars)
  • Won all-around gold at the 2011 and 2012 Visa Championships
  • 2011 World Championships, Tokyo, Japan, 3rd (team), 8th (high bar)
  • Competed at the 2008 and 2010 Pacific Rim Championships, helping his team win gold
  • In 2007, became the youngest male gymnast to qualify for the elite finals at the Junior Visa US National Championship
  • Won all-around gold at the 2011 and 2012 Visa Championships

Fun Facts: Orozco loves hip-hop dancing and taking pictures ... Started gymnastics when his father found a flyer for free gymnastics lessons at a Manhattan gym ... John was featured in a music video for Gym Class Heroes' "The Fighter"

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