Rising star Bromberg Lifts Team USA to 4th at FINA Diving World Cup

University of Texas rising sophomore diver Murphy Bromberg helped the United States to fourth place in the team competition Tuesday at the 2014 FINA Diving World Cup, the premier international diving event of the year.

Bromberg teamed with Purdue freshman Steele Johnson to total 367.90 points for the U.S. in the team competition, which featured one male diver and one female diver from each participating country. Each diver was required to perform three dives with at least one dive on both the three-meter and 10-meter boards.

China’s Huang Xiahui and Chen Aisen won gold with 408.60 points. Ukraine’s Oleksandr Bondar and Yulia Prokopchuk won silver with 390.55 points, while Russia’s Victor Minibaev and Nadezdha Bazhina won bronze with 381.30 points.

Bromberg will compete individually in the women’s platform event on Friday (July 18). Texas-Ex Maren Taylor will represent the U.S. in the three-meter preliminary round on Saturday (July 19).

Diving News / Swimming News courtesy of Texas Swimming and Diving.

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