2018 Junior World Championships Trials to be Held at Miami University

By USA Diving | Jan. 16, 2018, 2:30 p.m. (ET)

INDIANAPOLIS – USA Diving announced today that the 2018 Junior World Championships Trials will be held April 18-22 on the campus of Miami University at the Corwin M. Nixon Aquatic Center in Oxford, Ohio. The meet will determine the team to represent the United States at the 2018 FINA World Junior Diving Championships in Kiev, Ukraine, July 23-29.

“We are excited to have a meet of this caliber at Miami University,” said USA Diving CEO Lee Johnson. “Oxford provides the perfect venue for the construction of Team USA as the top junior divers in the nation vie for spots in Kiev to compete on the world stage.”

In unison with the 2018 FINA World Junior Diving Championships, the 2018 Junior World Championships Trials will include both A (16-18) and B (14-15) age groups for each gender, competing in the 1-meter, 3-meter, platform, synchronized 3-meter, and synchronized platform events. The synchronized events can have divers ages 14-18. The event schedule in Oxford is as follows:

Day 1: 14-18 boys’ synchronized 3-meter preliminary, 14-18 girls’ synchronized platform preliminary, 14-18 boys’ synchronized 3-meter final, 14-18 girls’ synchronized platform final

Day 2: 14-18 girls’ synchronized 3-meter preliminary, 14-18 boys’ synchronized platform preliminary, 14-18 girls’ synchronized 3-meter final, 14-18 boys’ synchronized platform final

Day 3: 14-15 girls’ 1-meter preliminary, 14-15 boys’ 3-meter preliminary, 16-18 girls’ 1-meter preliminary, 16-18 boys’ 3-meter preliminary, 14-15 girls’ 1-meter final, 14-15 boys’ 3-meter final, 16-18 girls’ 1-meter final, 16-18 boys’ 3-meter final

Day 4: 14-15 girls’ platform preliminary, 14-15 boys’ 1-meter preliminary, 16-18 girls’ platform preliminary, 16-18 boys’ 1-meter preliminary, 14-15 girls’ platform final, 14-15 boys’ 1-meter final, 16-18 girls’ platform final, 16-18 boys’ 1-meter final

Day 5: 14-15 girls’ 3-meter preliminary, 14-15 boys’ platform preliminary, 16-18 girls’ 3-meter preliminary, 16-18 boys’ platform preliminary, 14-15 girls’ 3-meter final, 14-15 boys’ platform final, 16-18 girls’ 3-meter final, 16-18 boys’ platform final

Click here for the daily schedule.

The 2018 FINA World Junior Diving Championships will serve as the FINA Diving Youth Olympic Games Qualification Tournament, with the 2018 Youth Olympic Games set to take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 6-18.

Selection procedures for the 2018 FINA World Junior Diving Championships can be found here.

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