On Tuesday, Mexican-born American runner Leo Manzano won a silver medal in the men’s 1,500-meter final, running the fastest time ever by a U.S. athlete at the Games.
In 2008, 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.
With less than a week before the 2012 London Olympics, here is a list of Latino athletes who have earned a spot in Olympic history.
"Ring Force" is a new book that follows the personal journey of Henry Garcia, with dreams of becoming a gold medal track and field Olympian eventually leading him to join an elite team of athletes.
Christina Cruz is a 28-year-old New York-born Puerto Rican that trains full-time at DAS Fitness Center in Inwood and is focusing on making the Olympic team for the 2012 Summer Games in London - the first Olympics where women boxers will compete.