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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    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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    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, boxing for team USA, is of Mexican decent. 
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    Soccer star, Amy Rodríguez, nicknamed 'A-Rod' by her teammates, is half Cuban.
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    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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    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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    Three-time Olympian (London will be her forth games), water polo player Brenda Villa is the daughter of Mexican immigrants.
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