Margo O’Meara Smashes State Diving Record
Junior Margo O’Meara won her third consecutive MSHSAA diving title at the state championship last week. Last year, Margo fell just 3.25 points short of setting a new overall state record while setting a new Class 1 record. This year, she crushed the state record set in 1991 by more than 100 points. Margo’s 636.5 points eclipsed the previous record of 523.5 points and was 204.1 points higher than the score of the second-place finisher. An 11-dive competition, Margo broke the previous record with her ninth dive.
Read Greg Uptain’s story in STL high school sports and catch Earl Austin Jr.’s interview with Margo.