Danell Leyva
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Danell Leyva
Team USA gymnast Danell Leyva celebrates his bronze medal in the men’s individual all-around at the 2012 London Olympics. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Medal ceremony
Bronze medalist Danell Leyva of the United States, right, looks over to gold medalist Kohei Uchimura of Japan during the medal ceremony for the men’s individual all-around. (Brian Peterson / Minneapolis Star-Tribune)
Celebration
Team USA’s Danell Leyva celebrates with his coach and stepfather, Yin Alvaraz, after competing on the high bar on his way to a bronze medal in the men’s individual all-around gymnastics finals. (Brian Peterson / Minneapolis Star-Tribune)
Coach’s dream

Coach Yin Alvarez celebrates after his stepson Danell Leyva won the bronze during the artistic gymnastic men’s individual all-around competition at the London 2012 Olympics.

 (Matt Dunham / Associated Press)
On the rings
Danell Leyva performs his dismount from the rings during the men’s individual all-around at the 2012 London Olympics. The Cuban-born U.S. gymnast took home the bronze medal. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Chalking up
Danell Leyva chalks his hands before competing in the uneven bars. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Horizontal bar
Danell Leyva competes on the horizontal bar during the men’s individual all-around at the 2012 London Olympics, where he took home a bronze medal. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Pumped up after parallel bars
Team USA’s Danell Leyva celebrates after his performance in the parallel bars during the men’s individual all-around event.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Floor exercise
Danell Leyva competes in the floor exercise during the men’s individual all-around at the 2012 London Olympics. The American won the bronze.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
John Orozco
Team USA’s John Orozco competes in the floor exercise during the men’s individual all-around. The Bronx-raised athlete finished eighth.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Kohei Uchimura
Kohei Uchimura of Japan competes on the vault in the the artistic gymnastics men’s individual all-around. He took home his first gold medal in the event. (Quinn Rooney / Getty Images)
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