Figueroa reaches World University Games

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 | 2:08 p.m. CDT; updated 2:16 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Loren Figueroa will compete on the 1-meter dive at the World University Games.

Missouri redshirt sophomore diver Loren Figueroa qualified for the 2013 World University Games at the recent USA Diving World Championships and World University Games Trials in Tallahassee, Fla. This marks Figueroa’s second World University Games appearance. She also competed in the 2011 Games, where she placed sixth on the 1-meter.

Figueroa placed fifth on the 1-meter at the Trials to earn her berth to the World University Games. She had a two-round score of 498.60, including 241.90 points in prelims and 256.70 in the finals session.

The 2013 World University Games take place July 5-13 in Kazan, Russia. The women’s 1-meter competition will start on July 5 with prelims and semifinals. The finals session will take place on July 7.

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