Haslam hits heights on day two
28th March 2013
Ross Haslam (City of Sheffield) put in a strong performance throughout the morning preliminary event and continued to dive with confidence in the final as he took gold in the boys (A) platform final scoring 457.25.
Sam Thornton (City of Leeds) improved on last year’s bronze medal as he dived for silver with a score of 453.00. Plymouth’s Danny Bates took bronze (420.25).
I was very happy with my reverse dive and I'm hoping to keep improving on the platform.
“Coming back into competition after a wrist injury is always worrying but I am very pleased with my dives today," said Haslam
“I was very happy with my reverse dive and I am hoping to keep improving on the platform.”
Lydia Rosenthall (City Of Leeds) won gold and finished with a 40 point increase from last years result in the girls (B) 1m springboard final (342.80). Plymouth’s Shanice Lobb took the silver with a score of 319.70. Southampton’s diver Gemma McArthur claimed the bronze medal (318.60).
Francesca Del Celo took home gold in the girls (A) 3m springboard final, more than ten points ahead of her 2012 silver title (416.45). Georgia Ward (Crystal Palace) took silver with a score of 401.00 improving on last year’s bronze junior title. Sarah White (Southampton) dived into bronze with a score of 383.30.
Matthew Dixon (Plymouth) continued his winning streak on day two taking home the gold medal in the boys (C) 1m springboard final scoring 316.05. City of Leeds diver Anthony Harding claimed the silver medal with a score of 296.10. Dylan Vork (Netherlands) took third place on the podium (238.45).
Matty Lee (City of Leeds) secured his junior title in the boys (B) 3m springboard final scoring 445.55. Kyle Kothari (Crystal Palace) took silver with a score of 395.90 and Sheffield’s diver Elliot Beeden took bronze (385.75).
The girls (C) platform final closed the performances on day two. Victoria Vincent (Plymouth) dived into podium position scoring 253.75. City of Sheffield’s Channein Lancaster claimed silver (250.90). Phoebe Banks (City of Leeds) took home the bronze medal with 238.70.