Krysta Palmer

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Krysta Palmer
Personal information
Born (1992-06-13) June 13, 1992 (age 31)
Carson City, Nev., U.S.
CountryUnited States
Event(s)3 m, 3 m synchro
College teamUniversity of Nevada, Reno
Coached byJian Li You
Medal record
Event 1st 2nd 3rd
Olympic Games 0 0 1
World Championships 0 0 1
Pan American Games 0 0 1
Total 0 0 3
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2020 Tokyo 3m Springboard
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2017 Budapest Team event
Pan American Games
Bronze medal – third place 2023 Santiago 3 m springboard

Krysta Palmer (born June 13, 1992) is a diver from the United States.[1]

College career[edit]

Palmer competed for the University of Nevada, Reno where she was named the school's top female student-athlete in 2015–16.[2]

International career[edit]

Palmer qualified for the 2020 Olympics in the women's synchronized 3 meter springboard with partner Alison Gibson by virtue of winning the U.S. Olympic Trials in part due to the high degree of difficulty of their dives.[3] She won bronze in women's individual 3 meter springboard at the 2020 Olympics.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Palmer is the daughter of Mitch and Vicki Palmer. She has one sibling named Devin.[5] Palmer is a Christian.[6]


  1. ^ "Krysta Palmer". Team USA. Archived from the original on July 29, 2016. Retrieved July 8, 2021.
  2. ^ Pfeffinger, Ramsey (June 10, 2021). "Homegrown Olympian: Carson City native wins slot in Tokyo Games". KSNV.
  3. ^ "Palmer, Gibson earn diving berths for U.S." June 11, 2021.
  4. ^ "Divers Palmer, Hernandez – 11 years apart – will represent U.S. in springboard in Tokyo". NBC Sports. June 12, 2021.
  5. ^ "KRYSTA PALMER". Archived from the original on July 29, 2016. Retrieved 15 November 2021.
  6. ^ Ackerman, Jon. "Krysta Palmer makes U.S. Olympic diving history, competes in Jesus' name". Sports Spectrum. Retrieved 15 November 2021.