LEYVA Danell
United States of America
USA
Title
Mr
Lastname
LEYVA
Firstname
Danell
Gender
male
Country
Cuba
Place of birth
Matanzas
Year of birth
1991 (28 y.o.)
Discipline(s)
Men's Artistic Gymnastics
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Hobbies
Playing the piano, painting, drawing, football, music, cartoons and comics. (nbcmiami.com, 21 Aug 2015; Instagram profile, 12 Oct 2014)
Occupation
Athlete
Spoken languages
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Club
Universal Gymnastics [Miami, FL, USA]
Coach
Yin Alvarez [club, step-father]; Vitaly Marinitch [national], RUS; Mike Naddour [national] (nbcmiami.com, 21 Aug 2015; usagym.org, 10 Jan 2016)
Sporting relatives
His mother and step-father both competed for Cuba in gymnastics. (ap.org, 08 May 2012)
International senior debut
2009 for United States (Athlete, 18 Jan 2012)
Injuries
He suffered a shoulder injury in 2013, keeping him out of the 2013 World Championships in Antwerp, Belgium. (nbcmiami.com, 21 Aug 2015)
Start sporting career
He began the sport in 1995 in his mother and step-father's gym in Miami, FL, United States. (ap.org, 08 May 2012; Athlete, 18 Jan 2012)
Reason for taking up the sport
He saw a gymnastics video and wanted to try the sport. (ap.org, 08 May 2012)
Ambitions
To play professional football once he finishes his gymnastics career. (rio2016.com, 21 Jan 2016; nbcmiami.com, 21 Aug 2015)
Trainings
He trains for six days a week. (nbcmiami.com, 21 Aug 2015)
Philosophy / Motto
"To me, a gymnastics meet is a performance. I like being in front of a crowd." (miamiherald.com, 13 Aug 2015)
Additional information
General
FROM CUBA TO UNITED STATES
When he was 18 months old his mother moved him and his sister from Cuba to Miami, FL, United States. (ap.org, 08 May 2012)

Last update : 2016-09-23

Olympic Games

2016 - Games of the XXXI Olympiad RIO DE JANEIRO (BRA)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
67
Score Qualif.
45.466 
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
22
Score Qualif.
14.533
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
2
Score Final
15.900
Rank Qualif.
7
Score Qualif.
15.600
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
2
Score Final
15.500
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
15.333
Team
Rank Final
5
Score Final
268.560
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
270.405

2012 - Games of the XXX Olympiad LONDON (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
3
Score Final
90.698 
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
91.265 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
19
Score Qualif.
15.100
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
10
Score Qualif.
14.866
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
31
Score Qualif.
14.600
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
12
Score Qualif.
15.333
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
5
Score Final
15.833
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
15.866
Team
Rank Final
5
Score Final
269.952
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
275.342
World Championships

2015 - 46th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships GLASGOW (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
17
Score Final
84.565 
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
88.898 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
47
Score Qualif.
14.366
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
30
Score Qualif.
14.433
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
46
Score Qualif.
14.400
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
6
Score Final
15.666
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
15.633
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
2
Score Final
15.700
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
15.566
Team
Rank Final
5
Score Final
267.853
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
350.332

2014 - 45th FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships NANNING (CHN)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
202
Score Qualif.
58.766 
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
29
Score Qualif.
14.566
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
2
Score Final
15.933
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
15.900
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
67
Score Qualif.
13.600
Team
Rank Final
3
Score Final
270.369
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
360.393

2011 - 43rd FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships TOKYO (JPN)

All-Around
Rank Final
24
Score Final
80.206 
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
89.848 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
27
Score Qualif.
14.800
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
21
Score Qualif.
14.633
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
35
Score Qualif.
14.483
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
1
Score Final
15.633
Rank Qualif.
6
Score Qualif.
15.366
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
19
Score Qualif.
14.466
Team
Rank Final
3
Score Final
273.083
Rank Qualif.
2
Score Qualif.
361.583

2010 - 42nd FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships ROTTERDAM (NED)

All-Around
Rank Final
18
Score Final
86.856 
Rank Qualif.
12
Score Qualif.
88.757 
Floor Exercise
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
84
Score Qualif.
13.900
Pommel Horse
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
72
Score Qualif.
13.900
Still Rings
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
55
Score Qualif.
14.433
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
15
Score Qualif.
15.233
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
5
Score Final
15.666
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
15.633
Team
Rank Final
4
Score Final
268.012
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
357.092

2009 - 41st FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships LONDON (GBR)

All-Around
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
125
Score Qualif.
30.275 
Parallel Bars
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
18
Score Qualif.
14.825
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
4
Score Final
15.600
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
15.450
World / Challenge Cup

2016 - EnBW DTB-POKAL World Cup 2016 C II STUTTGART (GER)

All-Around
Rank Final
2
Score Final
86.631 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-

2015 - World Challenge Cup 2015 DOHA (QAT)

Parallel Bars
Rank Final
4
Score Final
15.300
Rank Qualif.
4
Score Qualif.
15.300
Horizontal Bar
Rank Final
3
Score Final
13.975
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
15.250

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