Nine Hoosiers to compete in FINA World Championships

Six divers and three swimmers will represent IU in the upcoming 2015 FINA World Aquatic Championships July 24 to Aug. 9 in Kazan, Russia.

From the diving field, 2014 national champions Michael Hixon and Jessicca Parratto and record holder James Connor will dive for their respective countries. Hixon and Parratto will be competing for Team USA, while Connor will be with the Australian team.

Former IU divers Amy Cozad and Darian Schmidt will also dive for Team USA, while Emad Abdelatif will compete for Egypt.

Diving competitions will begin with men’s 1-meter springboard July 24 and end Aug. 2.

Swimming begins Aug. 2 with former IU All-American Cody Miller competing in the 100-meter breaststroke for Team USA. Sophomore Ali Khalafalla will swim for Egypt in the 4x100 freestyle relay. Sophomore Kennedy Goss will compete Aug. 4, swimming in the 200-meter freestyle for Canada.

To watch the FINA Aquatic World Championships, tune to Universal Sports Network or NBC for more than 48 hours of action. will also live-stream all events that air on the Universal Sports 

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