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Bryce Klein

U.S. Diver Bryce Klein

Photo: Woody Franklin

About Bryce:

Bryce is one of the most talented junior divers in the U.S. who we will no doubt be hearing from in the next four years. He is a two-time Junior World Team member, a junior worlds medalist and two-time junior national champion.

As with many successful divers, he was exposed to a diving at high level at an early age. His mother is a national champion, his uncle a very successful coach, and his grandfather a fixture in the sport. How can he not be a success!

Age:

18 (January 16, 1995)

Hometown:

Southlake, Texas

Education:

Carroll High School

Club Team:

GC Divers

Coach:

Jeff Bro

National Team:

2012

Personal Highlights:

  • Son of Jeff and Krista Klein.
  • Has three siblings, Regan, Carson and Reid.
  • Began diving at the age of seven.
  • His mother Krista Klein (nee Wilson) is three-time USA Diving champion, a two-time NCAA Champion (Southern Methodist), and also a coach for his club team, GC Diving.
  • His late grandfather, Dick Wilson, was a long-time announcer for USA Diving.
  • His grandmother, Ida Wilson, is a current masters diving national champion at the age of 82.
  • Uncle Curt Wilson is the head coach of Crown Valley Diving.
  • Member of the USA Diving Junior Elite Performance Squad (JEPS). The JEPS is designed for talented junior divers who aspire to compete in the 2016 and 2020 Olympics.

Diving Highlights:

  • Junior National Titles: 2
  • Junior World Championship Medals: 1
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  • 2012 FINA Junior World Diving Championships: 1M - 30th, 3M - 6th
  • 2012 AT&T National Diving Championships: 1M - 6th, 3M - 8th, 3M Synchro - 2nd (Bradley Christensen)
  • 2012 Junior National Diving Championships: 1M - 2nd, 3M - 1st, Platform - 8th, 3M Synchro - 2nd (Christensen), Platform Synchro - 6th (Bradley Christensen)
  • 2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials: 3M - 10th, 3M Synchro - 4th (Bradley Christensen)
  • 2012 USA Diving Winter National Diving Championships: 1M - 12th, 3M - 22nd, 3M Synchro - 4th (Bradley Christensen)
  • 2011 AT&T National Diving Championships: 1M - 22nd, 3M - 21st, 3M Synchro - 4th (Bradley Christensen)
  • 2011 USA Diving Junior National Diving Championships: 1M - 2nd, 3M - 5th, 3M Synchro - 2nd (Bradley Christensen), Platform Synchro - 5th (Bradley Christensen)
  • 2011 USA Diving Winter National Diving Championships: 1M - 17th, 3M - 22nd, 3M Synchro - 5th (Bradley Christensen)
  • 2010 AT&T National Diving Championships: 1M - 16th, 3M Synchro - 2nd (Bradley Christensen)
  • 2010 FINA Junior World Diving Championships: 1M - 2nd, 3M - 7th
  • 2010 USA Diving Junior National Diving Championships: 1M - 2nd, 3M - 1st, Platform - 4th, 3M Synchro - 2nd (Christensen), Platform Synchro - 3rd (Bradley Christensen)
  • 2009 Speedo Junior National Diving Championships: 1M - 2nd, 3M - 4th, Platform - 8th
  • 2008 Speedo Junior National Diving Championships: 1M – 2nd, 3M – 3rd, Platform - 12th
  • 2007 Speedo Junior National Diving Championships: 1M – 2nd, 3M – 2nd, Platform - 9th
  • 2006 Speedo Junior National Diving Championships: 1M - 10th

Source: USA Diving, DiveMeets.com

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