By Gary Anderson

August 1 - US GymanstsDanell Leyva, who claimed Olympic bronze in the all-round gymnastics category at London 2012, is one of 11 competitors named on the USA Gymnastics Team Hilton HHonors for 2013.

Leyva (pictures top), 21, is joined by fellow Olympians Jonathan Horton, Jake Dalton, and John Orozco in the squad that will compete for Team Hilton HHonors in the 2013 season.

Horton won silver at Beijing 2008 in the high bars, before claiming all-round bronze at the World Championships in 2010.

Dalton was a bronze medallist at the 2011 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships while John Orozco won gold in the all-round event at the United States National Championships last year.

The three 2012 Olympic alternates, in the form of Chris Brooks, Steven Legendre and Alexander Naddour are also on Team Hilton HHonors, along with Glen Ishino, Eddie Penev, Paul Ruggeri, and Brandon Wynn.

Hilton HHonors, the guest-loyalty programme for Hilton Worldwide's 10 distinct hotel brands, became an official partner of USA Gymnastics in 2011 and since then gymnasts have been competing as part of Team Hilton HHonors, which provides direct financial support to selected male gymnasts to help offset their training expenses as they work towards Olympic participation.

Contact the writer of this story at [email protected]

Related Stories
June 2013: 
USA Gymnastics extends deal with Hilton HHonors to 2016