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2012 Olympics, Men's Gymnastics All-Around Final: Danell Leyva Earns Bronze Medal

It was a tense scene at the men's gymnastics all-around final on Wednesday during the 2012 Olympic games in London, but Florida native Danell Leyva bounced back from a disappointing showing in the team competition to earn himself a bronze medal for the United States.

The U.S. men's squad came to London looking to make a big splash, but finished a disappointing fifth in the team competition earlier this week, though Leyva and teammate John Orozco qualified for the all-around event. But Leyva brought his best on Wednesday, using spectacular routines on both parallel bars and high bar to get himself on the podium.

Orozco would finish in 8th place overall.

Japan's Kohei Uchimura won the overall gold medal followed by Germany's Marcel Nguyen for the silver. Uchimura now has an Olympic gold medal to go with his three world titles, solidifying his resume as one of the best male gymnasts of all time.

That's another bronze for the US, though they remain in second place behind China in the overall count. You can check out SI's complete medal tracker here.

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