Shi won gold by 34.75 points, with teammate Wang Han in for silver, giving China nine straight golds in the event and three consecutive 1-2 finishes
Shi qualified first for the final by more than 24 points, as the reigning three-time world champion is a huge favorite to defend her Olympic title.
China won it’s 5th consecutive women’s 3 meter synchronized Olympic gold medal on Sunday to kick off diving events from Tokyo, Japan.
Four were named to the U.S. Olympic team on Saturday: Krysta Palmer, Hailey Hernandez, Brandon Loschiavo and Jordan Windle.
Krysta Palmer and Alison Gibson secured the first of 11 U.S. Diving Olympic Team berths on the first night of finals at the 2020 Olympic Team Trials-Diving.
Krysta Palmer (pictured) sits in first with a cumulative score of 655.15 for the first two rounds of the Women’s 3-meter. The final will be on Saturday.
The FINA World Championships kick off on tomorrow. Australian Olympic diver Melissa Wu is set to take on her sixth World Championships in Gwangju.
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David Dinsmore and Krysta Palmer finished first in the men’s 10-meter and women’s 3-meter semifinals Friday to lead the field of divers advancing to Sunday’s final at the USA Diving Senior National Championships.
Alison Gibson and Krysta Palmer won the women’s 3-meter synchro title and earned a spot on the 2019 World Championships team. Brandon Loschiavo and David Dinsmore won men’s 10-meter synchro, although Olympic silver medalist Steele Johnson and Ben Bramley earned the spot on the World Championships team.
The third leg of the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2019 concluded last night in Mission Viejo, California, USA, as the host nation clinched three gold medals.
U.S. divers claimed first in two events, had three second-place finishes and one third-place finish to close out the USA FINA Diving Grand Prix on Sunday.
Team USA had a successful Saturday, winning one gold and four bronze medals on the first day of finals at the USA FINA Diving Grand Prix.
Four Americans are among the divers qualifying for Saturday’s individual finals at the United States FINA Diving Grand Prix after preliminary and semifinal competition Thursday.
The FINA Diving Grand Prix will return to the United States for the first time in six years this week, April 11-14, 2019, at the newly renovated Marguerite Aquatics Center in Mission Viejo, California, with 25 countries competing in this week’s events.
With two weeks to go until the FINA Diving Grand Prix returns to the United States for the first time in six years April 11-14, 2019, USA Diving announced Wednesday that 25 divers, including three 2016 Olympians, will represent the stars and stripes in Mission Viejo, California.