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Olympic Gold Medal Diver David Boudia Announces Retirement

Olympic gold medalist David Boudia has announced his retirement from diving. Boudia, who won the gold medal on the 10-meter platform at the 2012 London Olympic Games, made the announcement Wednesday on social media. "What a ride it’s been! The time has to come to officially announce my retirement fr...

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UConn Hires David McKown as New Diving Coach

UConn Hires David McKown as New Diving Coach The University of Connecticut Friday announced the hiring of David McKown as the Huskies’ new diving coach. McKown spent seven seasons as the diving coach at the University of Indianapolis, leading the squad to a pair of top-three finishes at the 2022 NCA...

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China Wraps up World Championships 13-for-13 in Diving Medals

China Wraps up World Championships 13-for-13 in Diving Medals China swept the last three diving medals at the 2022 FINA World Championships over the final two days of competition, completing a perfect 13-for-13 run for the diving superpower. Two of those came via the women’s program. On Saturday, Ch...

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Lena Hentschel, Olympic Bronze Medal Diver, Signs With Ohio State

Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist Lena Hentschel is officially a Buckeye. Hentschel is set to join the Buckeye diving team for the 2022-23 season, Ohio State diving coach Justin Sochor announced Thursday. “We are very excited to add Lena to our roster this fall,” Sochor said. “She is a powerful and ath...

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Drew Livingston Hired as LSU’s New Diving Coach

Drew Livingston Hired as LSU’s New Diving Coach Drew Livingston on Tuesday was hired as the diving coach at LSU, joining the staff of head swimming coach Rick Bishop. Livingston spent the last four seasons as the head diving coach at the University of Virginia, contributing to the Cavaliers back-to-...

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USA Diving Announces FINA World Championship Team

USA Diving Announces FINA World Championship Team Sixteen divers are set to represent the United States at the FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary next month. The team includes a mix of veterans and emerging athletes. Three Olympians – 2020 Olympic silver medalist Delaney Schnell (Tucson,...

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Pei Lin Named Cal Diving Coach

Pei Lin, a three-time NCAA runner-up and a Chinese national champion, has been named head diving coach at California, men's and women's swimming & diving head coaches David Durden and Teri McKeever announced Thursday. "I'm honored and grateful to have this opportunity to be part of the Cal men's and...

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A Brief History of Diving in the United States

From the April issue of Swimming World Magazine, historian Bruce Wigo examines the history of USA Diving. Get Swimming World Magazine and Swimming World Biweekly FREE When You Become A Member of the International Swimming Hall of Fame New! 30 Day Membership to ISHOF AND Digital Swimming World Subscr...

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Doug Shaffer Retires After 20 Seasons as LSU Diving Coach

Doug Shaffer Retires After 20 Seasons as LSU Diving Coach On Wednesday, Doug Shaffer was named the SEC’s Women’s Diving Coach of the Year. On Thursday, Shaffer called time on his long and prosperous coaching career at LSU. Shaffer declared his retirement after 20 seasons as the Tigers’ head diving c...