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Diver Briadam Herrera Announced as U.S. Flag Bearer

The strength of a nation is in its people, and our people come from everywhere. We are indeed a nation of immigrants

Diver Briadam Herrera Announced as U.S. Flag Bearer

Diver Briadam Herrera Announced as U.S. Flag Bearer

TAIPEI – Briadam Herrera, a diver from the University of Miami, will bear the American flag during the 2017 Summer Universiade Opening Ceremony, Saturday in Taipei, Taiwan. Herrera, a native of Cuba, moved to the United States in 2009 and gained American citizenship in 2014. Since then, he has won a bronze medal at the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade and earned three-time All-American honors diving for the Hurricanes.

“I am very thrilled to have the responsibility of being the flag bearer of the United States in the Opening Ceremony this Universiade,” Herrera said. “It’s such a blessing to be representing this country, and I’m very honored to be the one to carry the flag in front of the U.S. delegation.”

“We are so proud to select Briadam Herrera as our flag bearer for the Opening Ceremony,” said Delise O’Meally, the U.S. Head of Delegation. “Briadam is an outstanding athlete and represents the best of who we are. As an immigrant myself, I understand the uniqueness of his experiences. 

The strength of a nation is in its people, and our people come from everywhere.  We are indeed a nation of immigrants.”

Press release courtesy of USA Team Communications

Fans hoping to see the Herrera and the United States live in the Opening Ceremony can watch the event online at  or using the official FISU TV mobile app.


Name: Briadam Herrera  Sport: Diving  Height: 5'6"  DOB: 7/28/1995

Birthplace: Havana, Cuba  Hometown: Miami, Fla.  College: University of Miami  Team/Club: Miami Diving  Coach(es): Randy Ableman

Briadam is the son of Rolando Herrera and Barbara Gorrin...Briadam, an only child, was born in Cuba but moved to Miami with his family in 2009...He became a U.S. citizen in 2014...He began diving at the age of eight, and currently trains four hours a day, five days a week at the University of Miami...His favorite dive is 307C, and his favorite diver is Cuban Olympian Jose Guerra...When he is not diving, he enjoys playing soccer and video games, and his favorite TV show is Game of Thrones...Majoring in criminology at the University of Miami

Diver Briadam Herrera

DIVING DICE GAME 2 (ft. Briadam Herrera) | MIAMI

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