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Discipline: Men's gymnastics
Events: All individual apparatus events
Drought: No gold medals since 1992
U.S. men's gymnastics hasn't produced an individual apparatus gold-medal winner since Trent Dimas' stunning upset on high bar in Barcelona.
That's 24 events and 24 failures.
Danell Leyva, who, at 20 years old, is already one of America's top-two all-arounders, will have a chance to break that streak either in parallel bars or high bar. Maybe both.
Leyva is the defending world champ in the former and features a stunningly difficult routine in the latter that has earned him international acclaim.
Known for his daredevil ways and boisterous personality, Leyva won't let the bright lights of London deter him. In fact, they just might make him better.