Divers ready to take on the world in China
18th May 2010
Ten of Britain’s top divers have been announced in the team that will compete for honours at the FINA World Cup which will take place in China in June.
Olympic silver medallist Peter Waterfield will lead the team into action as they prepare to compete against the best in the world.
The British Diving Team, powered by British Gas, features a total of four Beijing Olympians and will see young stars Alicia Blagg, Hannah Starling and Jack Laugher compete at their first major international competition.
The competition is one of the biggest of the year for the British divers where they will face the might of the Chinese on their home soil.
The five-day competition runs from 2nd – 6th June and will act as one of the benchmark meets of the year for the divers.
The British Diving Team, powered by British Gas, consists of:
Rebecca Gallantree – City of Leeds
Stacie Powell – Southampton Diving
Alicia Blagg – City of Leeds
Tonia Couch – Plymouth Diving
Sarah Barrow – City of Leeds
Hannah Starling – City of Leeds
Peter Waterfield – Southampton Diving
Max Brick – Southampton Diving
Jack Laugher – Harrogate Diving
Chris Mears – Southampton Diving