Liberman places at diving championships

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Bainbridge diver Kiernan Liberman stands with Coach Chris Miller at the recent USA Diving Junior Olympic National Championships. (Photo courtesy of Bainbridge Island Diving Club)

Bainbridge diver Kiernan Liberman stands with Coach Chris Miller at the recent USA Diving Junior Olympic National Championships. (Photo courtesy of Bainbridge Island Diving Club)

Bainbridge Island Diving Club team member Kiernan Liberman qualified for and competed in the recent USA Diving Junior Olympic National Championships.

The championships were held July 30-31 in Knoxsville, Tennessee.

Nearly 200 girls and boys from all over the United States competed in age groups from 11-and-under to 16- 18-year-olds. The event was held at the Allan Jones Aquatic Center on the University of Tennessee campus.

In the preliminary rounds of competition, Liberman came in 40th place on the 3-meter springboard with a score of 370.25 for 11 dives.

On the 1-meter springboard, he placed 17th with a score of 418.20 for 11 dives.

With the competitive season now finished, the Bainbridge Island Diving Club is on summer hiatus and will start up again mid-September.

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