3 Olympic divers qualify for US world championship team
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Olympic divers Michael Hixon, Steele Johnson and Jessica Parratto qualified for the U.S. world championship team Sunday.
Hixon and Johnson qualified by taking the top two spots in the men's 3-meter event. Parratto landed a spot in the women's 10-meter by winning the event. All three already qualified in other events.
The other divers who made the team Sunday were Delaney Schnell in the women's 10-meter, David Dinsmore and Jordan Windle in the men's 10-meter and Brooke Schultz and Krysta Palmer in the women's 3-meter.
Parratto beat Schnell by 39.65 points. Hixon edged Johnson by 3.55 points. Schultz defeated Palmer by 48.7 points. And Dinsmore held on for a 13.75-point win over Windle.
The 17-member American team will compete July 14-22 in Budapest, Hungary.