Commonwealth Games Live Blog Day TenApril 14, 2018
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Day Ten In Brief
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Can you believe it’s the final day of the diving competition already?
Team England head into the final day top of the diving medal table with four golds, two silver and one bronze medal.
Australia follow with two gold, two silver and four bronze, with Malaysia third, Scotland fourth and Canada fifth.
You can check out the medal table here.
Representing Team England in the 3m Springboard is Alicia Blagg and Kat Torrance. Both looking to add an individual medal to the silver they won in the 3m synchro
Alicia Blagg opens her campaign with a Forward 2½ Somersaults 1 Twist for 66 points.
Australian Maddison Keeney also gains 66 points for her opening effort
Kat Torrance gets on the scoreboard with 56.7 points for her Inward 2½ Somersaults
At the end of round 1 Alicia is in joint fourth, Kat in eighth and Grace in twelfth
Slight over-rotation from Alicia in her Inward 2½ Somersaults gives her 55.5 points
Big effort from Kat – a Forward 2½ Somersaults 1 Twist pike . Not quite as tight as she would have liked earning 52.50
After two out of five dives, Alicia is sixth with 121.50 and Kat is seventh with 109.20
Leading the field is Canadian Jennifer Abel on 148.50
Third dive coming up from Alicia
Alicia’s Forward 3½ Somersaults pike earned her 54.25 taking her total to 175.75
Kat’s Forward 3½ Somersaults pike was slightly short earning 4.5’s from the judges
This places Kat eighth with 151.05 with two rounds to go
The Canadian’s and Australian’s are dominating this 3m springboard final.
Alicia scores 40.5 with her Reverse 2½ Somersaults pike to take her to 216.25
Big dive from the Australian Maddison Keeney – 79.05 for her Forward 3½ Somersaults pike
Good dive from Kat in round 4
72 points for her Reverse 2½ Somersaults pike taking her up to fifth
One round to go and Kat sits in seventh, Grace Reid in eighth and Alicia in ninth
And the ‘technical gremlins’ are back for the judges…
So after a slight delay, we’re back in action with Australian Annabelle Smith
The delay didn’t have an impact – an immaculate dive puts her into current first place
Alicia finishes her Gold Coast campaign with a Inward 2½ Somersaults tuck
A great final dive
Alicia scores 66.15 to finish with 282.40
Maddison Keeney goes to the top of board with 85.00 for her Forward 2½ Somersaults 2 Twists pike with 3.4 difficulty
Not the final Grace would have wanted following her historic win in the 1m Springboard
Grace scores 64.5 to give her 282.00 overall
Good finish from Kat – 63.0 for her Back 2½ Somersaults pike
Very tight at the top of the board
Amazing final dive from Canadian Jennifer Abel puts her in the gold medal position
And that’s it for the women’s diving competition at the Gold Coast
Final standings – Gold to Canada’s Jennifer Abel (366.95), silver and bronze to Australian’s Maddison Keeney (366.55) and Annablle Smith (336.90)
Katherine Torrance finishes in seventh with 286.05
Alicia Blagg is eighth with 282.40
And Scotland’s Grace Reid is ninth with 282.00
Great effort from all the home nation divers.
The final diving event of the competition – the men’s 10m Platform – features English divers Matthew Dixon, Matty Lee and Noah Williams
The 10m Platform final starts at 12:07 BST
Time for the men’s 10m Platform final!
Team England are represented by Matty Dixon, Matthew Lee and Noah Williams
There is other home nation representation from Scotland’s Lucas Thomson and Wales’ Aidan Heslop
Matty opens his campaign with an Inward 3½ Somersaults tuck.
He’s off the pace and scores 33.60
Aidan executes a tremendous opening dive to score 81.60
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17-year old Noah opens with a terrific Inward 3½ Somersaults tuck
He scores 81.60 to go joint second with Aidan
Matthew’s opening dive is an Armstand Back 3 Somersaults tuck.
A degree of difficulty of 3.3 he fractionally over rotated to earn 74.25
At the end of round one, Noah is joint third, Matthew fifth and Matty twelth
Matty Lee, struggling with a niggle in his right arm, gains 69.30 points for his second round Armstand Back 3 Somersaults tuck to gain
Matty’s currently on 102.90 points
Noah’s second dive is a Armstand Back Double Somersault 2½ Twists free
Noah scores 46.80 for the 3.6 dive after slightly over twisting it
Matthew storms to second place with his Inward 3½ Somersaults tuck dive scoring 75.20
Here’s what Matthew Dixon and Noah Williams had to say to BBC’s Nick Hope after this morning’s prelims
“We’re loving being out there even though it was challenging & hopefully we can move things on in the final,” they tell me. pic.twitter.com/nd7wfCNE0t
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A powerful dive from Matty
Hi Reverse 3½ Somersaults tuck scores 68.00 to give him 170.90
Noah nails his Back 3½ Somersaults tuck dive scoring 77.55
Matthew Dixon has an even better third round dive
His Back 3½ Somersaults tuck scores 82.50 to go second with 231.95
At the half way mark Matthew Dixon is second with 231.95, Noah Williams fourth with 205.95 and Matty Lee twelfth with 170.90
Matty couldn’t quite control his Forward 4½ Somersaults tuck, scoring 40.70
Noah’s fourth round dive was well off his best 39.00 for his Forward 3½ Somersaults pike
Great dive from Matthew – 70.50 for his Forward 3½ Somersaults pike puts him in the silver medal position with 302.45
Heading into round five, Matthew is second in 302.45, Noah ninth in 244.95 and Matty twelfth in 211.60
Wales’ Aidan Heslop is fifth in 265.60 and Scotland’s Lucas Thomason seventh with 261.20
Huge dive from 16-year-old Lucas – 79.20 for his Back 3½ Somersaults tuck
Good effort from Matty with his Back 3½ Somersaults tuck.
He’s struggling with his arm injury, but still scores 59.40 points
Noah’s penultimate dive scores a fantastic 79.90
A 3.4 degree of difficulty, his Reverse 3½ Somersaults tuck places him fifth
Matthew nails his Reverse 3½ Somersaults tuck to go from silver to gold position with one dive to go
His 79.90 dive gives him 382.35 with Domonic Bedggood second with 380.95
Heading into the final round the medal positions are still wide open
Great finish by Scotland’s Lucas Thomson. He finishes with 402.80 points
After a difficult event, Matty finishes with 341.20 points after a good Back 2½ Somersaults 2½ Twists pike scores 70.20
Aidan Heslop concludes his campaign with 395.95 points after another good dive
Domonic Bedgood scores 70.20 for his Back 2½ Somersaults 2½ Twists pike
He finishes with 451.15 – can Matthew hold on to regain the gold position?
Noah Williams concludes his debut Commonwealth Games with a fantastic dive
His Back 2½ Somersaults 2½ Twists pike scores 81.00
This gives him a final score of 405.85
So, where can Matthew Dixon finish?
He needs over 68.9 for his Back 2½ Somersaults 1½ Twists pike to win the title
And he can’t quite do it!
67.20 leads him just short of Domonic’s 451.15 as he finishes 449.55
Brilliant effort from Matthew! Very well deserved silver medal!
Great effort from all the home nation divers:
2nd – Matthew Dixon
4th – Noah Williams
5th – Lucas Thomson
6th – Aidan Heslop
11th – Matty Lee