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American Hildebrand also advances

Updated: August 21, 2004, 12:03 AM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- Laura Wilkinson doesn't mind going to the last dive with a lot on the line.

The defending Olympic gold medalist saved her best dive for the end Friday, managing to escape the preliminaries of 10-meter platform after muddling through most of the competition.

"I'm confident in all my dives," Wilkinson said. "Unfortunately, it wasn't there today, but it's going to make me come back strong."

The 26-year-old Texan was mired in 18th place -- none of her first ...

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