WHAT: AT&T USA Diving Grand Prix Catch world and Olympic champions as they compete in Fort Lauderdale at the 2012 AT&T USA Diving Grand Prix. The AT&T USA Grand Prix is the sole U.S. stop on the six-country FINA (Federation Internationale de Natation) international Grand Prix tour. Now in its 43rd year, the AT&T USA Diving Grand Prix competition is one of the most prestigious diving events in the world and regularly draws top international athletes, Olympic and World champions. Previous competitions have featured Olympic champions Greg Louganis, Laura Wilkinson, Mark Lenzi, Matthew Mitcham, Guo Jingjing and Dmitry Sautin along with a host of top international competitors representing more than 20 countries.
WHO: The World’s Best Divers
Countries that are likely to participate include: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China Macau, Columbia, Ecuador, Japan, Mexico and USA.
WHEN: Thursday, May 10 – Sunday, May 13
Thursday, May 10
10:00 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. Women’s 3-Meter Springboard Preliminaries
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Men’s 10-Meter Platform Preliminaries
3:30 p.m. – 4:20 p.m. Women’s 3-Meter Springboard Semi-Finals A and B
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Men’s 10-Meter Platform Semi-Finals A and B
Friday May 11
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m. Men’s 3-Meter Springboard Preliminaries
12:45 p.m. – 2:25 p.m. Women’s 10-Meter Platform Preliminaries
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Men’s 3-Meter Springboard Semi-Finals A and B
5:10 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Women’s 10-Meter Platform Semi-Finals A and B
Saturday May 12
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Women’s 10-Meter Platform Synchronized Final
11:50 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. Men’s 3-Meter Springboard Synchronized Final
1:10 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Women’s 3-Meter Springboard Final
1:50 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. Men’s 10-Meter Platform Final
Sunday, May 13
11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Men’s 10 Meter Platform Synchronized Final
12:05 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. Women’s 3 Meter Springboard Synchronized Final
1:20 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. Men’s 3 Meter Springboard Final
2:10 p.m. – 2:35 p.m. Women’s 10 Meter Platform Final
WHERE: The Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex/International Swimming Hall of Fame
The Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex is located one block from Fort Lauderdale Beach, at 501 Seabreeze Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316. The phone number is 954-828-4580.
Prelims/Semifinals (May 10-11): $10/day for adults; $5/day for students military and seniors; children 5 & under free. Finals (May 12-13): $15/day for adults, $8/day for students, military and seniors; children 5 & under free. All-session pass is $40 for adults and $20 for students, military and seniors. For tickets and information, contact USA Diving’s Mikela Calabrese at 317-237-5252, or go to www.usadiving.org.
Flights are convenient into Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL).
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CONTACT: USA Diving’s Mikela Calabrese
Please do not hesitate to contact USA Diving’s Mikela Calabrese at firstname.lastname@example.org or 317-237-5252 if you have any questions or need additional information.
Director and Head Coach, Ft. Lauderdale Diving Team
2008 Olympic Coach
501 Seabreeze Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33316