Andrew Capobianco

Andrew Capobianco
Personal information
Nationality American
Born (1999-10-13) October 13, 1999 (age 21)
Mineola, New York, United States
Education Holly Springs High School
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 165 lb (75 kg)
Sport
Country United States
Sport Diving

Andrew Capobianco (born October 13, 1999) is an American Olympic diver.[1]

In 2021 he qualified with his partner Michael Hixon for the U.S. Olympic Diving Team, to compete in the men's synchronised 3m springboard.[2] Later during the Olympic Trials he also qualified for the 2020/2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo in the Individual 3m dive.

At the Tokyo Olympics, Capobianco and Hixon won the silver medal in the men's synchronised 3m springboard,[3] while Capobianco finished 10th out of 12 divers in the finals of the individual 3m springboard,[4] from an original field of 29 in the competition.[5]

He participated at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships, winning a bronze medal.[6]

He currently attends and competes for Indiana University Bloomington, where he has earned All-American honors seven times.[7]

References

  1. ^ Team USA profile
  2. ^ Heyman, Brian (June 12, 2021). "LI native Andrew Capobianco qualifies for Tokyo Olympics in synchronized diving with win at trials". Newsday.
  3. ^ "Men's Synchronised 3m Springboard Final - Results" (PDF). Olympics.com. 28 July 2021.
  4. ^ "Men's 3m Springboard Final - Results" (PDF). Olympics.com. 3 August 2021.
  5. ^ "Diving - Preliminary Results". Olympics.com. 2 August 2021.
  6. ^ "Team event results" (PDF).
  7. ^ "Andrew Capobianco - Men's Swimming and Diving". Indiana University Athletics.

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