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Celaya-Hernandez Closes Out Pan American Games

by Tanner Craft
Celaya-Hernandez Closes Out Pan American Games

Lima, Peru – Juan Celaya-Hernandez closed out the Pan American Games Sunday by earning the silver medal on the Three-Meter Springboard.

Celaya-Hernandez earned a total of three medals throughout the Pan American Games. He claimed the gold on the One-Meter Springboard after diving to a score of 435.60. He followed that up by winning the Three-Meter Synchro with his partner Yahel Castillo, diving to a score of 429.81 to win by over 15 points. On Sunday, Celaya-Hernandez earned the silver on Three-Meter by diving to a score of 458.30.

β€œI am very excited for the international success Juan has achieved,” said LSU head diving coach Doug Shaffer. β€œHe has established himself as one of the top divers in the world. Juan has his sights set on Tokyo and this experience is invaluable moving towards that goal.”

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