Two titles were decided on Thursday (14 August) at the National AAU outdoor diving championships in Houston, U.
Two titles were decided on Thursday (14 August) at the National AAU outdoor diving championships in Houston, U.S.A.
One hundred and fourteen of America;'s top divers competed in the competition which was also a forerunner to the Pan American Games and a preview of the possible contenders for next year's Olympic diving team.
Two men fought for the title in the three-metre board quarter finals on Thursday. The eventual winner was Phil Boggs who had a 15-point lead. Ohio's Tim Moore was runner-up but edged into the lead in the one-metre even.
In the women's four-metre board event, favourite Cynthia Potter McIngvale had a nine-point victory over Chris Loock. It was her 21st national title and she looked like taking the finals of the one-metre and 10-metre events on Saturday (16 August).