6 cities make short list for 2016 US diving trials

Atlanta and Indianapolis are among six cities being considered

as sites for the 2016 U.S. Olympic diving trials.

USA Diving announced Thursday the short list of cities bidding

to host the meet that will determine the team for the Rio


Also under consideration: Minneapolis; Greensboro, N.C.;

Riverside, Calif.; and Tucson, Ariz.

Indianapolis has hosted the trials five times since 1984.

Atlanta has the natatorium on the Georgia Tech campus that was used

for diving during the 1996 Olympics.

A committee of staff and board members from USA Diving will

visit each of the six cities before the finalists are announced

Oct. 21.

The winning city is scheduled to be revealed Dec. 10.