Athlete of the Week: Jennifer Abel

Olympic bronze medallist Jennifer Abel returned from Guadalajara, Mexico with a pair of medals from the most recent stop of the FINA World Series, diving’s top international competition circuit. She earned an individual bronze medal in the 3m springboard and added a silver medal in the 3m synchro event with partner Pamela Ware. Abel has reached the podium in all three of the 3m springboard World Series events she has entered this season.

This weekend in Quebec City, Abel won gold in the 3m springboard at the Summer Senior National Championships. The meet was used to select the team that will compete at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona in July. Abel is the reigning world bronze medallist in the 3m springboard.