Dover native and Tokyo Olympics silver medalist diver Jessica Parratto visited her hometown on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, and was honored by the City of Dover at an event at the Rotary Arts Pavilion at Henry Law Park. Parratto won the silver medal in the women's synchronized 10-meter platform diving competition on July 27 with diving partner Delaney Schnell. It is the United States' first Olympic medal in that competition. The 27-year-old also participated in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where she placed seventh in the same event and 10th in the individual 10-meter platform diving competition.
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