U.S. gymnast John Orozco out of Rio Olympics with knee injury

John Orozco's resilience helped the gymnast qualify for a second U.S. Olympic team. He'll need to rely on it yet again if he wants to keep competing in his star-crossed career.Orozco tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee for a second time during training this week and will miss the Rio Games. The 23-year-old injured the knee during a high bar dismount and an MRI exam...
Via Associated Press
July 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Gymnast John Orozco out of Olympics with torn ACL, meniscus

John Orozco’s second Olympic bid ended before it could start. The Bronx-born gymnast tore the anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in his left knee while dismounting from the horizontal bar during Olympic team training camp, U.S.A. Gymnastics announced Friday. The knee injury is the same one he suffered in October 2012 and, as a result, he will miss the 2016 Games in Rio de...
Via The Denver Post
July 15, 2016

John Orozco overcomes tragedy, injury by making Olympic team

John Orozco had plenty of reasons to cry in 2015: a career-threatening Achilles injury came just a few months after the death of his beloved mother. But 2016 finally brought happy tears: he was named to his second Olympic team.
Via CSN Chicago
June 25, 2016

Olympic Trials: John Orozco says he "let go of the outcome"

Orozco explains his decision not to do the all-around on night one of the U.S. men's gymnastics Olympic Trials.
Via CSN Chicago
June 23, 2016

John Orozco: Unfinished business after London Olympics

"I wanted to do my absolute best" at the London Olympics, Orozco said. While he didn't meet expectations, he did find the motivation to go for Rio.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Olympic Trials: John Orozco starts strong on parallel bars

John Orozco earns a 15.450 on parallel bars, his first event on night one of the U.S. Men's Gymnastics Olympic Trials.
Via CSN Chicago
June 23, 2016

Olympic gymnast John Orozco tears right Achilles again

Former U.S. all-around men's gymnastics champion John Orozco will undergo surgery on Friday after tearing his right Achilles for a second time. Orozco, a member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic team and the 2012 national champion, wrote on his Facebook page Thursday that he tore the Achilles on Monday while working on his floor exercise program. He will be out of competition indefinitely...
Via Associated Press
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Orozco takes lead at US gymnastics championships

PITTSBURGH (AP) John Orozco grabbed the early lead in the U.S. men's gymnastics championships on Friday, posting an all-around score of 90.750 to top a crowded field. Orozco, the 2012 national champion, continued his steady recovery from a knee injury nearly two years ago by putting together six solid rotations. He posted the highest scores of the night on parallel bars and high...
Via Associated Press
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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