By Paul D. Bowker | May 04, 2018, 12:01 a.m. (ET)
Steele Johnson and Brandon Loschiavo compete in the men's 10-meter synchro at the 2017 FINA World Championships on July 17, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary.

 

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The U.S. synchronized diving teams of Michael Hixon and Sam Dorman, and Steele Johnson and Brandon Loschiavo go after their second podium finishes in a week on Friday in Kazan, Russia.

Hixon and Dorman, silver medalists in the men’s 3-meter synchro at the Olympic Games Rio 2016, won a bronze medal in last week’s FINA Diving World Series stop in Montreal. They’ll dive in the same event Friday in the Kazan World Series stop.

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Also seeking another podium finish are Johnson, an Olympic silver medalist with David Boudia in Rio, and 10-meter diving partner Loschiavo. They finished third last week in Montreal.

Also competing in Kazan are David Dinsmore in men’s 10-meter individual, and 2016 Olympian Jessica Parratto and Tarrin Gilliland in women’s 10-meter synchro.

Following the synchro events on Friday, the first day of competition, the men’s 3-meter and women’s 10-meter individual events are Saturday, followed by Dinsmore in the men’s 10-meter on Sunday. 

Paul D. Bowker is a freelance contributor to TeamUSA.org on behalf of Red Line Editorial, Inc.