Murphy Bromberg (competing in the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials) won the women's platform national championship Saturday at the Jamail Texas Swimming Center. [Darron Cummings/Associated Press]

BEVO BEAT Swimming & Diving

UT divers earn four medals in Madrid

Murphy Bromberg wins gold in FINA competition.

Posted July 15th, 2018

Story highlights
  • Alison Gibson, Grayson Campbell and Jacob Cornish take bronzes in synchro events.
  • It's second week in a row that UT divers have collected four medals in Grand Prix competition.

Texas divers won a gold medal and three bronzes Sunday on the final day of the FINA Diving Grand Prix in Madrid.

Senior-to-be Murphy Bromberg totaled 362.10 points to top the field in the 10-meter finals. She improved from third in the prelims to second in the semifinals to first in the finals.

Alison Gibson, an Austin native who just finished her freshman year, teamed with Krysta Palmer to earn bronze in the 3-meter synchro.


On the men’s side, junior-to-be Grayson Campbell paired with Greg Duncan for third in the 3-meter synchro, and Jacob Cornish, who also will be a junior this fall, partnered with Zachary Cooper to earn 308.94 points in the 10-meter synchro.

It’s the second week in a row that the Longhorns won four medals in the FINA competition. Last week Gibson’s gold topped the haul, which included two silvers and a bronze.

Though the tour has one more stop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in November, this was the final competition of the season for the UT divers.

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