TOYKO, Japan – Five athletes with ties to Florida State swimming and diving competed at the 2020 Olympic Games, with two advancing to semifinals.
A two-time Olympian for Team USA, Katrina Young competed in her second career semifinal of the women’s 10m platform and Ida Hulkko swam in semifinals of the women’s 100m breast, while representing Finland.
In prelims, Young advanced to semis after scoring 73.60 points on her final dive, a back 2 ½ somersault with 1 ½ twist in order to climb up to 17th place from 21st, finishing with a total of 286.65.
The Shoreline, Washington, native, closed out her career in semis, placing 17th with a total of 263.60.
In the swimming portion of the Games, Hulkko set the national record for Finland in the 100m breast with a time of 1:06.19 in prelims, advancing to semifinals in seventh place.
In semis, Hulkko was slightly off the mark, touching with a time of 1:07.02 for 12th.
Additionally, rising senior Izaak Bastian along with former Seminoles Julio Horrego and Emir Muratovic competed in swimming events.
Horrego was also chosen to bear the flag of Honduras in the Opening Ceremony
Izaak Bastian 100m breast – 1:01.87, 40th
Bahamas 200m breast – 2:17.40, 36th
Julio Horrego 100m breast – 1:02.45, 43rd
Honduras 200m breast – 2:17.51, 37th
Ida Hulkko 100m breast – 1:07.02, 12th; 1:06.19, 7th (prelims)
Emir Muratovic 100m free – 50.43, 45th
Bosnia & Herzegovina 50m free – 22.91, 42nd
Katrina Young Prelims – 286.65, 17th
USA Semifinals – 263.60, 17th
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