DRESDEN, Germany – Daryn Wright (Plainfield, Ind.) reached the podium for the second day in a row, and all four U.S. divers advanced to the finals Saturday at the International Youth Diving Meet.
A day after taking second on platform, Wright placed third in the girls’ group B 3-meter contest. Wright scored 334.55 points behind Great Britain’s Callie Eaglestone (353.75) and Russia’s Elizaveta Kuzina (346.85). She scored more than 50 points on each of her three dives in the final, highlighted by a reverse 2 ½ tuck that earned 56 points.
Clayton Chaplin (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) placed seventh in the group B boys’ platform final, with Quinn Henninger (Denver, Colo.) taking 10th. Chaplin totaled 374.75 points, led by a back 2 ½ tuck that scored 63 points. Henninger finished with 366.30 points, receiving a 9 from one judge on an inward 2 ½ pike that earned 67.20 points. Japan’s Senri Ikuma topped the field with 479.95 points.
Later in the day, Henninger and Chaplin paired for ninth in the synchronized 3-meter competition with 233.64 points.
Johanna Holloway (Boynton Beach, Fla.) finished 10th in the girls’ group A 1-meter final with 377.80 points, including an inward 1 ½ pike that scored 49.20 points. Sweden’s Emma Gullstrand took first at 396.80.
Competition wraps up Sunday with Henninger and Chaplin competing on 1-meter and Holloway on 3-meter.