14 U.S. Hispanics Win Olympic Medals

Here is a quick look at those who gathered the gold, silver and bronze for the USA in 2008.

Carmelo Anthony, Gold, Basketball

Twenty-four-year-old Carmelo “Melo” Anthony won a gold medal with the men’s basketball “Redeem Team.” The forward scored 13 points to help Team USA win 118-to107 over Spain.

Henry Cejudo, Gold, Wrestling ­ The first American ever to win gold in the 55kg weight.

Stephanie Cox, Gold, Soccer

Ms. Cox, maiden name Lopez, played in five of the team’s six matches including the gold medal final, and completed the only assist in the team’s 1-0 win over Japan earlier in the Games.

Amy Rodriguez, Gold, Soccer

Diana Taurasi, Gold, Basketball- She won her second Olympic gold after scoring 21 points and making nine rebounds in the semifinal versus Russia.

Crystal Bustos, Silver, Softball

Jessica Mendoza, Silver, Softball

Andrea Duran, Silver, Softball

Ms. Duran played third base as is one of the younger members of the American softball team.

Vicky Galindo, Silver, Softball

A first-time Olympian, Ms. Galindo earned her silver medal by hitting a single at the bottom of the seventh, though she was the only American player to reach a base during the final inning of the gold medal match.

Patty Cardenas, Silver, Water Polo -scored two goals as a first-time Olympian.

Brenda Villa, Silver, Water Polo - The women’s water polo team captain, Ms. Villa added a silver medal to her collection, now totaling two silver and one bronze.

Mark Lopez, Silver, Taekwondo - One of a trio of siblings

Steven Lopez, Bronze, Taekwondo The oldest of the three Lopez siblings Diana Lopez, Bronze, Taekwondo - bronze in the women’s taekwondo featherweight division.