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HHP Sports Administration alumnus wins two silver medals in Beijing Olympics.

HHP Sports Administration alumnus, Yulia Pakhalina has won 2 silver medals at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. She won the silver medal for Russia in the women's 3m springboard diving final at the National Aquatics Center on August 17, 2008.

Yulia also won the silver along with current UH student Anastasia Pozdnyakova in the women's synchronized 3m springboard diving final at the National Aquatics Center on August 10, 2008.

Read The Houston Chronicle's take on Yulia: Ex-UH diver competes for Russia with new mindset (pdf)

Chronicle story on Yulia winning the Silver : Former UH diver grabs silver in 3-meter springboard final (pdf)