< back
Briadam HERRERA
Sport Diving
NOC United States   
GenderMen
Born28 Jul 1995 in Havana, CUB
Height1.68 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete, Coach
Languages
English, Spanish
Higher education
Criminology - University of Miami: United States
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began diving at age eight in Cuba.
Why this sport?
He used to practise gymnastics in Cuba before discovering diving. "I saw diving on television so I wanted to try it. I moved to Miami [in Florida, United States of America] and I started diving at the University of Miami and I just kept going from there.
Club / Team
Miami Diving: United States
General Interest
Hobbies
Football, video games. (teamusa.org, 21 Apr 2020)
Hero / Idol
Cuban diver Jose Guerra. (teamusa.org, 21 Apr 2020)
Injuries
He did not compete for the University of Miami in the 2017/18 season due to injury. (miamihurricanes.com, 01 Jan 2020)
Awards and honours
He was flag bearer for the United States of America at the 2017 World University Games in Taipei, Chinese Taipei. (teamusa.org, 21 Apr 2020)

While competing for University of Miami he was named Atlantic Coast Conference [ACC] Male Diver of the Year in 2017. (miamihurricanes.com, 01 Jun 2019)
Other information
COACH
He works as a diving coach at Miami Palmetto Senior High School in Pinecrest, FL, United States of America. (thepalmettopanther.com, 01 Oct 2021)

TV APPEARENCE
He has taken part in the reality TV show 'Exatlon', in which a group of participants have to complete a number of physical challenges. (americanpost.news, 21 Dec 2021)

FROM CUBA TO THE UNITED STATES
He was born in Havana, Cuba. In 2009 he and his family moved to Miami, FL, United States of America, and he became a US citizen in 2014. (teamusa.org, 21 Apr 2020)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
6 2019 Gwangju, KOR 1m Springboard 399.90
5 2019 Gwangju, KOR 3m Springboard Synchro 295.95 
10 2017 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard Synchro 270.06
Grand Prix
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2020 Madrid, ESP 3m Springboard 456.80
1 2019 Mission Viejo, CA, USA 3m Springboard 438.10
3 2019 Mission Viejo, CA, USA 3m Springboard Synchro 272.76
3 2018 Bolzano, ITA 3m Springboard 392.35
7 2018 Rostock, GER 3m Springboard 414.50
8 2017 Gold Coast, QLD, AUS 3m Springboard 358.95
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
11 2020   3m Springboard  
11 2020 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard 363.30
5 2020 Montreal, QC, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 276.87