Dumais brothers advance to 3-meter finals
June 20, 2012
FEDERAL WAY, Wash. – Former Longhorns Troy and Justin Dumais advanced to the finals of the 3-meter springboard at the Olympic Team Trials in Federal Way, Wash. along with their brother Dwight.
Troy Dumais currently stands in second place heading into the finals with 954.20 points. He is 39.6 points behind the leader, Stanford’s Kristian Ipsen, who is Dumais’ diving partner in the 3-meter synchronized competition. After the mornings’ prelims/quarterfinals, Troy was also in second place but was able to gain nearly 10 points on Ipsen in the semifinals.
Justin Dumais will join Troy in the finals as will the youngest of the three brothers, Dwight, as they finished fifth and sixth respectively. Justin scored 822.60 points on the day and is 171.2 points off the top spot. Justin was fourth in the morning with 419.35 points.
Drew Livingston also competed in the event but fell short of advancing to the finals as he ended up 17th overall with 701.65 points. He fell in the semifinals from his standing of 11th after the early dives.
The finals of the 3-meter springboard will take place on Sunday. Troy Dumais and Ipsen will also compete together in the 3-meter synchronized springboard on Friday as will Livingston and his partner Christopher Colwill and the duo of Justin and Dwight Dumais.