Livingston and Dumais brothers shine in 3m synchronized event
June 18, 2012
FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - Former Longhorns Drew Livingston and Troy Dumais shined on Monday during the second day of the Olympic Diving Team Trials in Federal Way, Wash.
After the semifinals of the 3-meter synchronized springboard, Dumais sits in first place while Livingston is in second. Not far behind is Troy's brothers Justin and Dwight Dumais in fourth place.
Livingston teamed up with former Olympian Christopher Colwill and the duo led the field after the prelims/quarterfinals round. The pair racked up 431.28 points to hold a slight lead over Troy Dumais and his partner Kristian Ipsen from Stanford (426.42). Justin and Dwight Dumais teamed up to finish the first set of dives with 373.86 points for fifth.
Troy Dumais and Ipsen had a strong semifinal round to take the overall lead and advance to the finals with 876 points. Livingston and Colwill are not far behind in second with 849.33 points while Justin and Dwight Dumais will also advance to the finals as they moved into fourth overall with 749.82 points.
The finals will take place on Friday. All three Dumais brothers and Livingston will next dive on Wednesday in the prelims/quarterfinals of the 3-meter springboard.