Diver from Long Island wins Olympic silver in Tokyo

Diver Andrew Capobianco, a Long Island native, won the silver medal in the 3-meter synchronized diving competition.

News 12 Staff

Jul 28, 2021, 9:45 PM

Updated 993 days ago

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Diver Andrew Capobianco, a Long Island native, won the silver medal in the 3-meter synchronized diving competition.
"All of the tough times and hard work was worth it," he said to News 12 in a statement.
Credit: Andrew Capobianco
Capobianco's parents shared their pride with News 12's Kevin Maher.
"It's a feeling of unbelievable joy," said father Mike Capobianco.
Credit: Andrew Capobianco
George Young, Capobianco's diving coach for two years at Wantagh High School, said he knew back then that his student had the makings of a great diver.
"He said, 'I want to be a champion,' and I looked at his dad and went, 'I've got a diamond here,'' says Young.
Credit: Andrew Capobianco


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