RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) It was 2012 all over again for the Americans on Monday in the Rio Games. Just as in London, they followed a great performance in the preliminaries of the team competition with a terrible start to the finals and finished fifth. "In a lot of ways, these guys performed better than I feel we did in London," coach Mark Wiliams said. "We fought through everything and...
Move over, ladies. Men want to be noticed for their looks rather than their skills now, too. Months before the Rio Olympics, USA gymnast Danell Leyva posted a photo of his team on the beach in Rio de Janeiro, and all of them were shirtless. The group picture went viral, and some of the members of this year’s squad wondered if that’s what men’s gymnastics needed to gain more...
A world championship medalist on the event, Danell Leyva earned the U.S. men's gymnastics team's highest score on parallel bars in the qualification round.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) The words trail Danell Leyva even now, four eventful years since that warm night in London when giddy from his bronze in the all-around at the 2012 Olympics the rising American star made a very public pledge. Shortly after the awards ceremony, Leyva leaned over and asked newly minted champion Kohei Uchimura of Japan if he planned to stick around for the 2016 Games.
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4 days ago
Danell Leyva showed off his high-flying routine on the horizontal bar in the U.S. men's podium training session.
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6 days ago
Danell Leyva is a member of the U.S. men’s gymnastics team and will be participating in the 2016 Summer Olympics. Watch the video above to find about more about Leyva.
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