WASHINGTON, Sept. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Olympic Gymnast Danell Leyva raises his silver medal with emotion in a new ad from the Milk Life Campaign honoring the athlete's success at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
The Milk Life campaign celebrates Leyva – who was first named an alternate for Team USA before stepping in for an injured teammate – for bringing home two silver medals in the parallel bars and horizontal bar individual events. The ad copy reads, "Eight grams of protein. 1,000 grams of silver. What happens when you overcome obstacles on your way to compete for Team USA? Silver medal one. And silver medal two. Congrats, Danell Leyva. With the help of milk's nutrient powerhouse, you really know how to milk life."
Leyva knows what it takes to build a champion: a lifetime of determination and training, countless competitions and years of fueling his body with the right foods and beverages, including milk, with 9 essential nutrients, including 8 grams of natural protein in each 8 ounce serving.
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