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Larisa Andreea Iordache

Romania's Larisa Andreea Iordache performs on the floor, during the apparatus finals at the European Women's Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Brussels, Sunday, May 13, 2012. Romania's Larisa Andreea Iordache won the gold medal, Romania's Catalina Ponor placed second and Britain's Hannah Whelan placed third. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

Youngest Olympians of 2012

Teenage athletes from around the globe have punched their ticket for

London 2012. Ranging from ages 15 to 19, these young adults qualified to

participate on behalf of their nations at the Summer Olympics. -- By

Paul Rosales