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Pan Am success for diver Wiens, now eyes Paris 2024

Rylan Wiens dives into October Athlete of the Month.
Pike Lake diver Rylan Wiens won an international silver medal at the 2023 Santiago Pan American Games.

SASKATOON — Olympic diver Rylan Wiens has made waves with his performance at the 2023 Santiago Pan American Games, claiming second place and Sask Sport October Athlete of the Month honours.  

The Pike Lake diver won an international silver medal in the men’s 10-metre platform event with partner Nathan Zsombor-Murray. The pair finished with 404.04 points, earning their place on the podium. Wiens competed in a second event at the games, missing out on a bronze in the individual men’s 10m event with 449.15 points.  

Now, he looks ahead to achieving his goal of representing Canada at Paris 2024, after attending for Canada at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. 

Rylan Wiens was nominated by Saskatoon Diving Club and supported by Dive Sask. 

Other nominees: 

  • Sydney Carroll and Kenzie Priddell, Artistic Swimming, nominated by Canada Artistic Swimming and supported by Saskatchewan Artistic Swimming 
  • Kaitlyn Harrison, athletics – Cross-Country, nominated by Saskatchewan Athletics  

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