Cook is a former world junior champion and UIL state champion at The Woodlands High School. She narrowly missed making the 2012 U.S. Olympic team but won the 2016 individual team trial and was 13th at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
Did Cook and bacon make the Olympics?
Paradoxically, Palmer and Gibson are going to Tokyo because of what Bacon and Cook did in Tokyo. Bacon, of Indianapolis, and Cook finished fifth at May’s World Cup there to secure one of the eight Olympic slots. … They finished 28 behind Palmer and Gibson – 899.82 to 871.50.
Did Kassidy Cook and Sarah Bacon qualify for the Olympics?
Bacon and Cook fell short of qualification for the Tokyo Olympic games this summer after placing second behind Alison Gibson and Krysta Palmer after the pair earned a total score of 899.82 points over their 15 dives.
Did Sarah Bacon make the Olympic team?
Sarah Bacon prepares to compete at the U.S. Olympic Trials on Thursday, June 10th. Gophers redshirt senior diver Sarah Bacon competed in the U.S. Olympic trials throughout the week of June 6, finishing in third place with a total score of 912.10 across 15 dives throughout the preliminary, semifinals and the finals.
What is an Olympic quota spot?
The Olympic quota allocation system is a program designed to limit the number of athletes participating, and prevent a small number of countries from dominating the field of an Olympic event.
How many divers make the Olympic team?
Each nation may enter not more than 16 divers (up to eight males and eight females) with up to two in each individual event and a pair in each synchronized event. Athletes must be 14 years of age by the end of 2020 to compete.
Did Laura Wilkinson make the Olympic team?
Wilkinson retired in 2008. After nine years of retirement, she returned to competition in 2017 and placed 2nd at Nationals. She trained for her fourth Olympic Games (2021) at Texas A&M University’s swimming and diving facilities but did not qualify.
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