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James Lichtenstein Leads U.S. Men with Fourth in 27-Meter High Diving at World Championships

James Lichtenstein led the U.S. men with a fourth-place finish in 27-meter high diving at the World Aquatics Championships as competition wrapped up Thursday in Doha, Qatar.

Lichtenstein finished with 376.60 points, jumping from 10th after three rounds to fourth in the final standings after scoring 127.20 points on a back quintuple somersault tuck.

Great Britain’s Aidan Heslop won gold with 422.95 points, while France’s Gary Hunt scored 413.25 for silver. Romania’s Catalin-Petru Pedra took bronze at 410.20.

USA’s David Colturi finished 13th at 302.70, including 85.10 points on his last dive – a reverse double somersault with four twists.

Scott Lazeroff was 16th with 286.60 points in his USA high diving debut. He finished with 81 points on a reverse quadruple somersault.   

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