Texas senior Mark Anderson, junior Murphy Bromberg and Texas exes Troy Dumais and Cory Bowersox advanced to the finals of their diving events on Saturday at the U.S. Olympic Diving Trials in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Dumais, who is attempting to become the first American male diver to compete in five Olympics, and former Stanford diver Kristian Ipsen placed second in the men’s synchronized 3-meter semifinals with 815.01 points. Dumais and Ipsen won bronze in the 3-meter at the 2012 London Olympics and will have to win the final on Wednesday to make the team. Samuel Dorman and Michael Hixon are in the lead with 871.53 points. Eight teams will take their cumulative scores to the final and the winning duo will earn a spot in the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Anderson and Dwight Dumais placed third in the semifinals with 743.40 points and former Texas diver Corey Bowersox placed fifth along with Miami diver Zach Nees.
Bromberg and Delaney Schnell scored 560.64 points to finish third in the women’s synchronized platform final. Jessica Parratto and Amy Cozad are in first with 617.28 points and hold a 41 point lead heading into Wednesday’s final.
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