After a stellar showing at USA Diving Synchronized National Championships, YMCA of Greenwich Marlins Diver Carolina Sculti is on her way to two major competitions, World Junior Diving Championships and Olympic Trials.
Carolina was one of the first five national titles awarded at the National Championships, held this year in San Antonio, Texas. Sculti and her partner Anne Fowler of Burke, Va. won the 14-18 girls’ 3-meter title and qualified for the 2016 FINA World Junior Diving Championships in Russia.
Following Nationals, Carolina competed in the Olympic Trials Final Qualification Event and scored 293 points on the Women 3 meter Springboard, solidifying her spot at Olympic Trials. At 15, Carolina is one of the youngest qualifier to these trials.
Carolina started diving at the Greenwich YMCA Marlins Diving Club in 2008 and in that year qualified for her first national Championship. Since then, she has earned multiple titles and medals.
Founded in 1916, the YMCA is the largest community-based membership organization in Greenwich. Part of a well-known YMCA national network, the Greenwich Y has over 5000 members and growing. Its programs in healthy living and youth development seek to serve and to nurture the potential of everyone in our community, whether or not they have the ability to pay for its programs.