Andrew Capobianco Wins 3-Meter Bronze at World Cup Super Final
Andrew Capobianco won the bronze medal in men’s 3-meter Saturday to lead the United States on day two of the World Aquatics Diving World Cup Super Final in Berlin.
Capobianco finished with 425.50 points and came from behind to clinch the bronze medal on a strong final dive. He was in eighth place with two rounds to go before moving up to fourth place with 74.10 points on his front 2 ½ somersaults with three twists in round five. He took over the bronze medal spot after scoring 91.20 points on his final dive, a front 4 ½ somersaults tuck.
China’s Wang Zongyuan won gold with 540.60 points, while Germany’s Moritz Wesemann finished with 464.15 points to take the silver medal. USA’s Tyler Downs also advanced to the men’s 3-meter final and finished 12th with 359.15 points.
Nike Agunbiade represented the United States in Saturday’s women’s 10-meter contest and advanced to finals. She finished 12th with 255.20 points, highlighted by 62.40 points on her armstand double back somersault with 1 ½ twists.
China took the top two spots, with gold going to Chen Yuxi at 420.30. Quan Hongchan scored 408.10 for silver. Great Britain’s Andrea Spendolini Sirieix finished with 330.90 points to earn the bronze.
The World Aquatics Diving World Cup Super Final wraps up Sunday with individual women’s 3-meter and individual men’s 10-meter competition. Sarah Bacon and Hailey Hernandez will dive in the 3-meter event, while Zach Cooper and Brandon Loschiavo will compete in the 10-meter contest.