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Dumais among 8 divers named to U.S. team for Pan Am Games

6/5/2007

INDIANAPOLIS -- Californian Troy Dumais and seven divers who
either live or train in Indiana have been selected for the U.S.
team in the Pan American Games next month.

The diving competition will be July 25-28 in Rio de Janeiro.

Dumais, a two-time Olympian, will compete in his third Pan
American Games. He won bronze medals at 3 meters in 1999 and 2003
and teamed with his brother, Justin, for a bronze in the 3-meter
synchronized dive in 2003. This year, he will compete at 3 meters
and team with Mitch Richeson of Greenwood, Ind., in the 3-meter
synchro.

The other U.S. divers include longtime teammates David Boudia of
Noblesville, Ind., and Thomas Finchum of Indianapolis, who will
compete at 10 meters and the synchronized 10 meters. The two have
won medals in synchro events in each of their past six
international competitions, including gold medals at the USA Diving
Grand Prix last month.

The U.S. women are Mary Beth Dunnichay of Elwood, Ind., Kelci
Bryant of Chatham, Ill., Ariel Rittenhouse of Santa Cruz, Calif.,
and Haley Ishimatsu of Seal Beach, Calif. Bryant, Rittenhouse and
Ishimatsu all train in Indianapolis.