Diving Dreams: Schnell and Capobianco Lead U.S. Olympic Trials

Delaney Schnell leads in the women's 10-meter tower event while Andrew Capobianco paces the men's 3-meter springboard at the U.S. Olympic diving trials. Schnell eyes another event for Paris, having already qualified in synchronized 10-meter with Jess Parratto. Semifinals scores contribute to the finals, shaping up exciting contests.

PTI | Knoxville | Updated: 22-06-2024 09:19 IST | Created: 22-06-2024 09:19 IST
Diving Dreams: Schnell and Capobianco Lead U.S. Olympic Trials
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At the U.S. Olympic diving trials on Friday night, Delaney Schnell emerged as the frontrunner in the women's 10-meter tower event, while Andrew Capobianco set the benchmark in the men's 3-meter springboard.

Schnell, already qualified for synchronized 10-meter in Paris alongside Jess Parratto, scored 325.95 points in the individual category, leading Daryn Wright by 18.10 points as they head into the Sunday final. Sophia McAfee holds the third spot with 275.10.

In the men's division, Capobianco secured the top position with an impressive 507.25 points, executing dives that scored 91.65 and 91.20 on his last two attempts. This gives him a 21.65-point lead going into Sunday's final. Carson Tyler follows with 485.60, and Luke Sitz is in third with 430.10. Scores from the semifinals will carry over into the finals, with the top two in men's 3-meter and the winner of the women's 10-meter securing Olympic spots.

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