Celaya-Hernandez Claims Gold at Pan American Games
Lima, Peru – Juan Celaya-Hernandez showed no signs of slowing down on the international stage as the calendars flipped from July to August. The current One-Meter SEC Champion claimed the gold medal on the One-Meter in Lima, Peru at the Pan American Games.
Just three weeks after Celaya-Hernandez took home the bronze medal in the Three-Meter Synchro Dive at World Championships with his partner Yahel Castillo, he dove to a score of 435.60 to take the top spot at the Pan American Games.
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“I am so excited for Juan,” said LSU head diving coach Doug Shaffer. “He has worked so hard with such consistency and determination and the result is a Pan American Games gold medal. I couldn’t be prouder.”
Celaya-Hernandez will be back in action tomorrow competing on the Three-Meter Springboard as well as the Three-Meter Synchro.
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