“I hope that this medal inspires the kids at home to put down guns and knives and pick up a pair of trainers instead. If they do that, I will be the happiest guy in the world.” Spoken like a true Olypian!
Other Latino Medal Winners:Cubano-Americano Ryan Lochte-swimming
Cubana Asley Gonzalez – judo
Mexicana Aida Roman – archery
Colombiano Rigoberto Uran -men's road race
Colombiano Oscar Figueroa Mosquera – weightlifting
Mexicanos German Sánchez and Ivan García -men's synchronized diving
Venezolano Ruben Limardo Gascon – fencing
Mexicana Mariana Avitia – archery
Cubano-Americano Danell Leyva –Gymnastics
Mexicanas Alejandra Orozco Loza and Paola Espinosa Synchronised Diving
Colombiana Yuri Alvear – judo
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