Even with Paul Hamm's impending return, Jonathan Horton is the unquestioned leader of the U.S. men's gymnastics team. He's the two-time reigning national champion and a two-time Olympic medalist from 2008.
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Leyva ascended with a runner-up finish in the all-around at nationals in August. Born in Cuba, he's just 18 and could be key to the U.S.' hopes of medaling not only at worlds in the Netherlands, but also in London in two years.
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Legendre is one of three Oklahoma Sooners on the six-man team (Horton, Chris Brooks). He won the floor exercise title at the 2008 NCAAs and nationals. He also owns worlds experience from 2009.
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Brooks placed first on high bar, second on parallel bars and fourth in the all-around at the 2010 national championships to make his first world championship team.
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The pride of Vorhees, N.J., and Ohio State could challenge for a medal on still rings. He won the event at his last three national competitions (U.S. championship, NCAA championship, Winter Cup).
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Cameron will be counted on in his specialty, the pommel horse, generally a weak event for the U.S. The reigning NCAA all-around champion is making his worlds debut.
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