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Another one two for City of Sheffield

City of Sheffield were denied a clean sweep on day three of the Swim England Diving National Age Group Championships.

Arthur Turner-Rowe and Jack Burrows finished in first and second position respectively in the Boys’ Group C 3m Springboard event.

Turner-Rowe scored a total of 237.85 to take the gold, while team mate Burrows finished on 230.80.

Max Hill, of Luton Diving Club, saved his best until last to prevent a Sheffield one two three. His impressive forward 2 1/2 somersault in tuck scored 49.50 to leave him with 224.95 points and a bronze medal.

One, two for Albatross Diving Club Reading

Ethan Jones and Quinn Shaw, both of Albatross Diving Club Reading, finished first and second respectively in the Boys’ Group B 3m Springboard event. Earlier on in the competition the duo took the gold in the Boys Group A/B 3m synchro.

Jones finished almost 10 points ahead of his team mate. His final dive, a back 1 1/2 somersault with 2 1/2 twists scored 46.20 to take his total to 277.90.

Shaw finished with 268.30 points to take silver, while Oliver Cazaly from Southampton Diving Academy took home bronze with 254.95 points.

Guest diver Jamie McConnell from Edinburgh Diving Club took home a guest bronze medal having scored 259.65 points.

Third medal for Wellington

Theo Wellington, of City of Sheffield, secured his third medal in the Boys’ Group D Platform event. Having previously got gold in Boys’ Group D 3m Springboard and bronze in the Boys’ Group C/D 1m Synchro, his final dive, a forward 1 1/2 somersault with 1 twist scored 48.10. This brought him up from fourth place to finish in pole position with 180.30 points.

Crystal Palace’s Toby Murrison-Waller finished just 0.90 points behind with 179.40 points and Luton Diving Clubs’s Joshua Bush took home bronze with a score of 173.35.

Second Gold for City of Leeds’ Powley

Leeds diver Elizabeth Powley performed consistently to take the gold in the Girls’ Group B 1m springboard event with 237.25 points. On day one of the competition, she secured gold with her team mate in the Girls’ Group A/B 3m Synchro.

Cambridge Dive Team’s Frankie Webb narrowly missed out on the gold as her final back 1 1/2 somersault scored 33.00 and took her total up to 233.05. Amelia Scott had to settle for bronze with a score of 223.85.

Powley’s Coach, Richard Bradley, said: “A fantastic performance from Elizabeth today.

“She did just what she needed to get through. I think there was about four points in it. It all came down to that last dive.

“Beautiful performance as far as I’m concerned.”

Image credit: Will Johnston

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