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Herrera and Faulkner win titles at USA Diving nationals

August 12, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Briadam Herrera won the men’s 1-meter springboard and Lisa Faulkner took the women’s 10-meter platform title at the USA Diving national championships Tuesday.

Herrera totaled 435 points to beat second-place Aaron Fleshner by 60.85 points. Cory Bowersox was third at 356.05.

Herrera scored no lower than 67.20 points on any of his six dives. The native of Cuba became a U.S. citizen last year and represented his new country at the recent World University Games, where he won a bronze medal on 1-meter.

Faulkner scored 342.70 to win the platform title at her home pool. Cheyenne Cousineau was second at 305.50. Katrina Young finished third at 300.15.

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