John Orozco, a member of the 2011 World Championships team that won the bronze medal, 2012 U.S. National All-Around Champion, and competed in the 2012 London Summer Olympics for the United States. He became the youngest U.S. Olympic men’s gymnast since twins Paul and Morgan Hamm in 2000. At the Olympic Games, he competed in the men’s artistic team all-around and the artistic individual all-around, placing fifth and eighth respectively. At the 2013 World Championships in Antwerp, Belgium, Orozco performed on pommel horse, parallel bars and high bar in the qualification rounds. He qualified in 7th place on the parallel bars and earned a bronze medal in the event final. Orozco was also a key contributor in Team USA winning a bronze medal at the 2014 World Championships. 

He was featured in the Gym Class Heroes music video for “The Fighter” that featured the vocals of Ryan Tedder. Orozco also appeared in three episodes of the TV show Law & Order as a background actor.

Career Highlights

*Member of the 2012 Olympic Team

*2013 World parallel bars bronze medalist

*2014 World team bronze medalist

*2014 U.S. high bar champion and all-around silver medalist

*2014 Glasgow World Cup all-around bronze medalist

*2013 U.S. parallel bars and high bar silver medalist

*2011 World Championships team that won the bronze medal

*2012 U.S. all-around champion, high bar silver medalist, and pommel horse, still rings & parallel bars bronze medalist

*2012 Winter Cup all-around, parallel bars and high bar champion, and pommel horse silver medalist

In the News

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