July 11, 2012, 5:15 p.m. (ET)

Name: Danell Leyva
Sport: Gymnastics
Height: 5’7”
Current Residence: Miami, Florida

Career Highlights:

  • Won gold in parallel bars at the 2011 World Championships in Tokyo
  • Won gold in 2010 at the Pacific Rim Championships in parallel bars, horizontal bar, and team
  • Three-time gold medal winner in both parallel bars and horizontal bar

Fun Facts: His sister, Dayanis Mesa, is a Spanish television host ... Leyva's mother and stepfather were both members of the Cuban national gymnastics team ... Became the youngest member of the US National Senior team at age 17

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