2017 World Championships Individual Trials Preview: Men's 3-meter

By USA Diving | May 16, 2017, 10:44 a.m. (ET)

A dozen divers make up the men’s 3-meter field set to compete at the 2017 World Championships Individual Trials in Indianapolis, May 19-21, with no shortage of high-caliber athletes. Three Olympic medalists highlight the field with some athletes looking to clinch additional events at the world championships, while others are hoping to secure a spot on Team USA in Budapest this summer. Here are the details for the men’s 3-meter event.

Divers: Mark Anderson (Longhorn Aquatics), Grayson Campbell (Longhorn Aquatics), Andrew Capobianco (Duke Diving), Joey Cifelli (Purdue University), Cody Coldren (TriSynerG Diving Academy), Sam Dorman (University of Miami), Greg Duncan (Dominion Dive Club), Max Flory (Dominion Dive Club), Briadam Herrera (University of Miami), Michael Hixon (TriSynerG Diving Academy), Steele Johnson (Purdue University), Travis Wright (Unattached)

Olympians: Dorman, Hixon, Johnson

2017 High Performance Squad Tier 1 (not including Olympians): Anderson, Herrera

2017 High Performance Squad Tier 2: Campbell, Capobianco, Cifelli, Duncan, Flory

When:

  • Preliminary: Friday, May 19, 12:30 p.m.
  • Semifinal: Friday, May 19, 6:30 p.m.
  • Final: Sunday, May 21, 12:30 p.m.

    *Times are subject to change

Number of divers with DD of 19.9+ needed for Budapest (12th place in preliminary at Rio 2016 Olympic Games): 6

  • Dorman (21.20)
  • Hixon (20.60)
  • Johnson (20.60)
  • Anderson (19.90)
  • Cifelli (19.90)
  • Herrera (19.90)

Minimum cumulative score needed for Budapest: 1,200 (12th place in preliminary at Rio 2016 Olympic Games)

*All scores at the 2017 World Championships Individual Trials are cumulative

Must-see dives:

Dorman: 109C (Forward 4½ somersault tuck), DD: 3.80; 207C (Back 3 ½ somersault tuck), DD: 3.6

Hixon: 109C (Forward 4½ somersault tuck), DD: 3.80

Johnson: 109C (Forward 4½ somersault tuck), DD: 3.80

Following event: Women’s 3-meter

Keep an eye tomorrow as we preview the women’s 3-meter event.

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