Strong English form at first two Diving World Series legsMarch 21, 2016
English divers secured five medals across the first two legs of the FINA/NVC Diving World Series 2016.
The divers competed against some of the best in the world in both Beijing and Dubai and gained important competitive experience as we look ahead to the European Championships in May and this summer’s Olympic Games.
First medal for Couch and Toulson
The new pair saved their best dive for last, scoring 79.68 for their Inward 3 1/2 Somersaults tucked.
— tonia couch (@toniacouch) March 11, 2016
Daley and Goodfellow continue to impress
Daley and Goodfellow continued to impress as the moved on to the Dubai leg of the FINA/NVC Diving World Series 2016.
The pair, who made their international debut at the Olympic qualification event last month, took silver following another consistent performance.
They received their best score (87.48) for their Back 3 1/2 Somersaults piked – more than two points higher than in Beijing – and finished with an overall total of 428.91 points.
Tonia Couch and Lois Toulson win bronze in Dubai
Couch and Toulson were also on the podium again after winning bronze in the women’s 10m Synchro.
The pair’s best dive was their Inward 3 1/2 Somersaults tucked which scored them 74.88 points and they finished with a total of 311.76.
City of Leeds duo Mears and Laugher won their first medal of 2016 with bronze in the 3m Synchro.
They scored a total of 424.92 and saved their best dive for last, receiving 90.06 for their Front 4 1/2 Somersaults tucked.
— Diving WS Dubai (@DWSdubai) March 17, 2016
- Click here for results from the Beijing and Dubai legs of the FINA/NVC Diving World Series 2016