U.S. Olympians born in other countries

Many Team USA athletes were born in other countries. Here are some of the athletes who have migrated to the U.S., obtained citizenship and are now competing for their new home country. -- By Lauren Jones

Lopez Lomong carries the flag of United States during the opening ceremonies for the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Friday, Aug. 8, 2008. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)
Lopez Lomong
Lopez Lomong carries the flag of United States during the opening ceremonies for the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Friday, Aug. 8, 2008. (AP Photo/Kevin Frayer)
HOUSTON - JANUARY 14: Meb Keflezighi drapes the American flag over his shoulders after taking first place in the U.S. Marathon Olympic Trials with a time of 2:09:08 on January 14, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
U.S. Marathon Olympic Trials
HOUSTON - JANUARY 14: Meb Keflezighi drapes the American flag over his shoulders after taking first place in the U.S. Marathon Olympic Trials with a time of 2:09:08 on January 14, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
Danell Leyva acknowledges applause from the crowd as he is introduced as a member of the U.S. men's Olympic gymnastics team after the final round of the women's Olympic gymnastics trials, Sunday, July 1, 2012, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Danell Levya
Danell Leyva acknowledges applause from the crowd as he is introduced as a member of the U.S. men's Olympic gymnastics team after the final round of the women's Olympic gymnastics trials, Sunday, July 1, 2012, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
EUGENE, OR - JUNE 22: (L-R) Lisa Uhl, Janet Cherobon-Bawcom and Amy Hastings pose after making the U.S.A Olympic team after competing in the women's 10,000 meter final during Day One of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on June 22, 2012 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials - Day 1
EUGENE, OR - JUNE 22: (L-R) Lisa Uhl, Janet Cherobon-Bawcom and Amy Hastings pose after making the U.S.A Olympic team after competing in the women's 10,000 meter final during Day One of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials at Hayward Field on June 22, 2012 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Varvara Lepchenko of the United States serves to Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic during a third round women's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, England, Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Lepchenko
Varvara Lepchenko of the United States serves to Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic during a third round women's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, England, Saturday, June 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

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