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Latinos Representing USA in the 2012 Olympics
These athletes will be going for the gold in Red, White and Blue at the London Olympics, but they are undeniably Latino.

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Triathlete, Manuel "Manny" Huerta was born in Cuba.

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Desiree Davila; this Latina runner made the Olympic team by finishing second in 2012 Olympic Trials Marathon. 

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Taekwondo athletes and brother and sister, Diana López and Steven López were born to Nicaraguan parents.

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Mexican-American Joseph Díaz Jr., is the youngest member of the U.S. Olympic boxing team at 19 years old.

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Gymnast Danell Leyva was born in Cuba and moved to Miami as a toddler. USA Today reports Leyva moved to the United States after his mother sought better treatment for his severe asthma. 

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Anthony_Azevedo

Water polo player, Anthony Azevedo was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

Water polo runs in the Azavedo family, "Tony's" father is a coach and his sister plays professionally in Europe.

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Marlen_Esparza

Marlen Esparza, boxing for team USA, is of Mexican decent. 

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Amy_Rodriguez

Soccer star, Amy Rodríguez, nicknamed 'A-Rod' by her teammates, is half Cuban.

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John_Orozco

Gymnast John Orozco's family is from Puerto Rico.

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Jose Ramírez (red) lands a punch on Raynell Williams during the 2012 U.S. Men's Boxing Olympic Team Trials.

Ramírez's father emigrated from Mexico.

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Leo_Manzano

Participating in Track & Field for Team USA is Leo Manzano. 

Manzano was born in Mexico and emigrated to the United States with his family at the age of four.

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Professional swimmer Ryan Lochte is half Cuban.

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U.S. Olympic weightlifter Sarah Robles.

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Brenda_Villa

Three-time Olympian (London will be her forth games), water polo player Brenda Villa is the daughter of Mexican immigrants.

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Latinos Representing USA in the 2012 Olympics

These athletes will be going for the gold in Red, White and Blue at the London Olympics, but they are undeniably Latino.

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