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13 Latinos To Look For In The London Olympics (PHOTOS)

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US gymnast Danell Leyva takes part in a training session at 02 North Greenwich Arena in London on July 25, 2012. (THOMAS COEX/AFP/GettyImages)
US gymnast Danell Leyva takes part in a training session at 02 North Greenwich Arena in London on July 25, 2012. (THOMAS COEX/AFP/GettyImages)

Admit it. You're all giddy for the Olympic's opening ceremony. You can still feel the deep bass of the drums, the mind-blowing synchronization of the 2,008 drummers, the lights flickering as their palms hit the surface of the instrument--all counting down to the world's biggest international sports event (yes, even bigger than the FIFA World Cup): The 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Now it's London's time. And while you're all wondering how the Brits will manage to top the Chineses' spectacle, you should also be thinking about the competition (make sure you TiVo that part too).

In 2008, the Associated Press found that only 4 percent of Beijing's Team USA was Hispanic. Well we're hoping that's about to change. Here are 13 Latino Olympians we recommend you keep your eye on in London.

Don't know when your favorite athlete is competing? Click here.

London's Calling! And it's for you.

FACTS, STATS, AND QUOTES FROM YOUR FAVORITE LATINO OLYMPIANS IN LONDON:

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