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The Next America Culture 2012 / Culture

Foreign-Born U.S. Olympians Celebrate — PICTURES

August 13, 2012

The U.S. Olympic team brings home 104 medals, the most for any participating country. The total count from the London Games: 46 gold, 29 silver, and 29 bronze. Athletes broke a number of records and recorded first-time achievements. This gallery recognizes some foreign-born U.S. medalists.

Sanya Richards-Ross (far right), track and field (Born in Kingston, Jamaica) Won: Two gold, 400m and 4x400m relay (with Francena McCorory, Allyson Felix, and Deedee Trotter)(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Foluke Akinradewo and Destinee Hooker, volleyball (Born in Canada and Germany, respectively) Won: Silver, Women's volleyball(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Susan Francia (second from right), rowing (Born in Szeged, Hungary) Won: Gold, women's eight (with, from left, Caryn Davies, Caroline Lind, Eleanor Logan, Meghan Musnicki, Taylor Ritzel, Esther Lofgren, Erin Cafaro and Mary Whipple)(AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

 

Sydney Leroux, soccer (Born in Surrey, B.C.) Won: Gold, women's soccer(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Danell Leyva, gymnastics (Born in Cardenas, Cuba) Won: Bronze, men's individual all-around(AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Leo Manzano (right), track and field (Born in Dorlores Hidalgo, Mexico) Won: Silver, 1,500 meters(AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

 

Henrik Rummel (second from right), rowing (Born in Copenhagen, Denmark) Won: Bronze, men's four (with Scott Gault, Charles Cole, and Glenn Ochal)(AP Photo/Armando Franca)

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