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Andrew Capobianco wins Olympic silver medal in diving for Team USA

Andrew Capobianco is the pride of Long Island, New York. He won the silver medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games for Team USA in the men’s diving competition. Digital Journal has the recap.

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Andrew Capobianco. Photo Courtesy of USA Diving, Team USA.
Andrew Capobianco. Photo Courtesy of USA Diving, Team USA.

Andrew Capobianco is the pride of Long Island, New York. He won the silver medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games for Team USA in the men’s diving competition. Digital Journal has the recap.

Capobianco and his partner, Michael Hixon, finished in second place in the men’s three-meter springboard with a total of 444.36 points right behind Olympic champions Wang Zongyuan and Xie Siyi of China, who won accumulating 467.82 points.

In addition, Capobianco finished in 10th place in the individual three-meter springboard competition.

“Thank you, Tokyo Olympics for making my biggest dream a reality. Heading home today with memories that will last a lifetime and some new hardware,” Capobianco expressed in a post on social media.

He is a student at Indiana Univesity Bloomington, where he also competes for the Indiana Hoosiers. At the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, Capobianco won a bronze medal for Team USA in the mixed team diving event with teammate Katrina Young.

At only 21 years old, Capobianco’s future in diving should be bright and promising.

To learn more about Andrew Capobianco, check out the Team USA website.

For more information on Andrew Capobianco, follow him on Instagram and Twitter.

Markos Papadatos
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Markos Papadatos is Digital Journal's Editor-at-Large for Music News. Papadatos is a Greek-American journalist and educator that has authored over 18,000 original articles over the past 16 years. He has interviewed some of the biggest names in music, entertainment, lifestyle, magic, and sports. He is a seven-time consecutive "Best of Long Island" winner, and in the past three years, he was honored as the "Best Long Island Personality" in Arts & Entertainment, an honor that has gone to Billy Joel six times.

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