Five divers with ties to Indiana University will be participating in the 2016 FINA Diving World Cup in Rio de Janeiro starting on Friday. The five-day event runs through February 24.
Current Blue Devil Jaimee Gundry and former Duke national champion Abby Johnston will look to qualify their respective countries for the 2016 Olympic Games this weekend in Rio de Janeiro.
Approximately 250 divers from 50 National Federations arrived in Rio de Janeiro (BRA) for arguably the most important competition on the road to the 2016 Olympic Games, the 20th edition of the FINA Diving World Cupto be held from February 19-24 in the Brazilian city.
The FINA Diving World Series is a high-profile competition which offers an annual meeting opportunity for the world’s brightest diving stars. This prestigious and exclusive event invites internationally-recognised divers, mostly medallists from previous Olympics, World Championships and World Cups.
ELMHURST, Ill. – South Dakota’s Chase Testa was named Summit League Men’s Diver of the Week while teammate Greysen Herttingearned Women’s Diver of the Week for their performances during the week of Feb. 1-7.
Air Force hosted an invitational for diving this past weekend, with several teams traveling to compete. In attendance were San Diego State, Texas A&M, Wyoming, Boise State, UNLV, Colorado State, Brigham Young, New Mexico, New Mexico State, Utah and Northern Colorado.
Denver’s Ryan Reed was named Summit League Men’s Diver of the Week while teammate Larissa Grammer earned Women’s Diver of the Week for their performances during the week of Jan. 25-31.
The University of Utah diving team will compete in the Air Force Diving Invitational this weekend, Feb. 5-6 at the Cadet Natatorium in Colorado Springs, Colo. The meets are set to begin on both days at 9 a.m. MT.
China was once again the leading nation in the second leg of the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2016, which took place this weekend (January 29-31) in the North of German, in Rostock.
Australia’s Matthew Mitcham, who won Olympic gold in Beijing, has retired.
South Dakota State’s Parker Brown was named Summit League Men’s Diver of the Week while South Dakota’s Greysen Hertting earned Women’s Diver of the Week for their performances during the week of Jan. 18-24.
World Champion Tom Daley impressed the sold out crowd in Southend as he took the gold medal in the Men’s 10m Platform final on the last day of the British National Diving Cup.
A team of 15 divers has been selected to travel to Rio for the 2016 Olympic test event where the aim will be to qualify Great Britain’s remaining quota places for the Games this summer.
IUPUI’s Krisztian Somhegyi was named Summit League Men’s Diver of the Week while South Dakota State’s Olivia Olesiak earned Women’s Diver of the Week for their performances during the week of Jan. 11-17.
Diving powerhouse China clinched gold in seven events out of eight this weekend at the inaugural leg of the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2016, leaving Austria winning gold in one event – the men’s 3m springboard.