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TANIA CAGNOTTO diventa mamma: E’nata MAYA!

By Giusy Cisale on SwimSwam La Campionessa Olimpica Tania Cagnotto è diventata oggi mamma della piccola Maya! La piccola, figlia di Tania e del marito Stefano Parolin, pesa 3 kg e 40 grammi ed è venuta alla luce con una settimana di anticipo rispetto al previsto. Tania è nata a Bolzano il 15 maggio 1985. Tesserata con il Gruppo Sportivo Fiamme Gialle, ha partecipato a ben cinque...
Via SwimSwam
28 days ago

What they're saying: Boudia earns USA's first back-to-back 10m medals since Louganis

American diving icon David Boudia will leave the 2016 Rio Olympics with two medals -- silver in the synchronized 10m with Steele Johnson and bronze in the individual 10m. After winning gold in the individual 10m in London, Boudia became the first American to win back-to-back medals in the event since Greg Louganis took gold in 1984 and 1988. Following Boudia's bronze medal on Saturday...
Via CSN Chicago
August 20, 2016

Boudia Advances to 10M Final, Johnson Eliminated

David Boudia will have a chance to defend his gold in London It was a rough morning for the American divers from Purdue, but David Boudia will at least advance to the 10 meter platform finals with a shot to defend his gold from London. Boudia finished 10th with a 458.35 after he had a solid preliminary round. That was just enough to advance to tonight’s final at 4:30pm, as he was...
Via Hammer and Rails
August 20, 2016

USA's Boudia, Johnson ready for final day of diving: 'It's go time!'

Synchronized partners David Boudia and Steele Johnson will be opponents Saturday morning in the men's 10m semifinal, but they'll be pulling for each other. If the preliminary is any indication, it will be difficult to crack the trio of Great Britain's Tom Daley and China's Qiu Bo and Chen Aisen, who threw down huge scores in the opening round on Friday. But, leaning on their faith...
Via CSN Chicago
August 20, 2016

USA's Boudia, Johnson ready for final day of diving: 'It's go time!'

Synchronized partners David Boudia and Steele Johnson will be opponents Saturday morning in the men's 10m semifinal, but they'll be pulling for each other. If the preliminary is any indication, it will be difficult to crack the trio of Great Britain's Tom Daley and China's Qiu Bo and Chen Aisen, who threw down huge scores in the opening round on Friday. But, leaning on their faith...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Boudia & Johnson Advance to Men’s 10M Diving Semis

Both American divers from Purdue fared well on Friday The preliminary men’s diving round off of the 10-meter platform went about as expected for both American (and Purdue) representatives on Friday. Both David Boudia and Steele Johnson finished in the top 18 out of 28 divers to advance to tomorrow’s semifinals. Their scores will be reset to zero and the top 12 out of the 18 semifinalists...
Via Hammer and Rails
August 19, 2016

David Boudia finishes fourth in prelim, on to 10m semis

David Boudia is out to back up his 2012 gold medal. He got out to a strong start on Friday, with his six-dive program placing fourth behind powerhouses Tom Daley, Qiu Bo and Chen Aisen.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 19, 2016  |  Discuss

David Boudia finishes fourth in prelim, on to 10m semis

David Boudia is out to back up his 2012 gold medal. He got out to a strong start on Friday, with his six-dive program placing fourth behind powerhouses Tom Daley, Qiu Bo and Chen Aisen.
Via CSN Chicago
August 19, 2016

Ilya Zakharov scores zero after botching dive, fails to advance

Diving ain’t easy, and we have defending gold medal Ilya Zakharov to prove it. Zakharov won gold at the London Olympics in the men’s 3m springboard, but the diver failed to reach the finals of the event in Rio after botching his fourth dive of the semifinals on Tuesday. Here’s Zakharov getting a zero for this blunder: 2012 gold medalist Ilia Zakharov scored a 0, did not advance...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 16, 2016  |  Discuss

USA's Kristian Ipsen finishes fifth in 3m final

There will be no individual 3m medal for California's Kristian Ipsen despite a strong showing for the American diver.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 16, 2016  |  Discuss

He Zi wins silver, then gets engaged at medal ceremony

China's He Zi didn't win the gold medal in the women's 3m springboard - she earned silver - but did get engaged to her boyfriend and fellow Chinese diver, Qin Kai, at the medal ceremony.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 15, 2016  |  Discuss

He Zi wins silver, then gets engaged at medal ceremony

China's He Zi didn't win the gold medal in the women's 3m springboard - she earned silver - but did get engaged to her boyfriend and fellow Chinese diver, Qin Kai, at the medal ceremony.
Via CSN Chicago
August 15, 2016

Sheilagh Boudia in awe of son David's work ethic

David Boudia is an Olympic gold medalist. His mother Sheilagh recalls how it all began in this exclusive interview...
Via CSN Chicago
August 15, 2016

Sheilagh Boudia in awe of son David's work ethic

David Boudia is an Olympic gold medalist. His mother Sheilagh recalls how it all began in this exclusive interview...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Kristian Ipsen's six-dive list lands him third in 3m prelim

Kristian Ipsen won a bronze medal in 2012 and is out to add to his collection in the individual 3m springboard these Olympic Games after a strong preliminary.
Via CSN Chicago
August 15, 2016

Kristian Ipsen's six-dive list lands him third in 3m prelim

Kristian Ipsen won a bronze medal in 2012 and is out to add to his collection in the individual 3m springboard these Olympic Games after a strong preliminary.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Reigning Olympic champ nearly eliminated as USA's Ipsen, Hixon advance to 3m semis

High winds at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center made for an interesting preliminary in the men's individual 3m springboard as 18 of the 29 competitors booked their berth in Tuesday morning's semifinal. China's Cao Yuan took first place with 498.70 points, ahead of both Mexico's Rommel Pacheco, who finished second with 488.25 points, and USA's Kristian Ipsen, who finished third with 461.35 points.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 15, 2016  |  Discuss

'Destiny' for Italy's Cagnotto, who closes Olympic career with first two medals

Italian diving icon Tania Cagnotto has been vying for an Olympic medal since 2000. After multiple fourth-place finishes over four Olympic Games, the 31-year-old will finally be taking home the hardware. Cagnotto, who took silver in the synchronized springboard event last Sunday, won bronze in the individual springboard a week later. "It just had to finish in that way," Cagnotto said...
Via CSN Chicago
August 15, 2016

TODAY: China's He Zi gets engaged after receiving medal

TODAY looks at the touching moment in Rio where Chinese diver He Zi was proposed to by her boyfriend, Qin Kai, also a Chinese olympic diver, after she received her silver medal.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 15, 2016  |  Discuss

TODAY: China's He Zi gets engaged after receiving medal

TODAY looks at the touching moment in Rio where Chinese diver He Zi was proposed to by her boyfriend, Qin Kai, also a Chinese olympic diver, after she received her silver medal.
Via CSN Chicago
August 15, 2016

Cagnotto: Bronze medal 'destiny' after London disappointment

Tania Cagnotto missed out on a medal in the 2012 London Games, but earned a bronze medal in the women's 3m springboard Sunday, which she said was "destiny."
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Cagnotto: Bronze medal 'destiny' after London disappointment

Tania Cagnotto missed out on a medal in the 2012 London Games, but earned a bronze medal in the women's 3m springboard Sunday, which she said was "destiny."
Via CSN Chicago
August 14, 2016

Chinese diver He Zi wins silver in 3m, gold in love with marriage proposal

Diver He Zi didn't get gold in the women's 3-meter springboard diving final on Sunday. But she still walked away with a ring. Fellow Chinese diver Qin Kai surprised her just after the medal ceremony when he met her poolside and proposed. Qin dropped down to one knee and held up a small red box with a ring. Qin slipped the ring on the silver medal-winning He's finger and handed her...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 14, 2016  |  Discuss

She said yes! Qin Kai proposes to He Zi after medal ceremony

Winning the silver medal in the women's 3m springboard wasn't the top highlight of Sunday, Aug. 14 for Chinese diver He Zi...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Abby Johnston analyzes her own 'make or break' dive

Abby Johnston speaks with Kelli Stavast about which improvements need to be made in order to contend for a medal and dissects her own "make or break dives."
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 13, 2016  |  Discuss
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