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USA divers Ipsen, Hixon advance to tonight’s springboard final

Diving - Olympics: Day 10

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 15: Kristian Ipsen of the United States competes in the Men’s Diving 3m Springboard Preliminary Round on Day 10 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on August 15, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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American divers Mike Hixon and Kristian Epsen are onto the final in men’s 3m springboard.

Hixon’s 467.25 was good for fourth in the semifinal, under 22 points behind top finisher Yuan Cao (China) and 1.1 points behind third-place finisher Evgenii Kuznetsov (Russia).

Ipsen qualified seventh with a score of 437.70.

The final is this evening at 5 p.m. EDT. WATCH IT HERE.

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