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More Masters diving success on day three of London 2016

Great Britain’s divers continued to claim more medals on the third day of competition at London 2016.

1m Springboard

Hayley Sage of Luton Diving Club won her second gold of the competition, executing two excellent dives which each secured her over 50 points, putting her well in the lead by the end of the final round of dives.

She finished with 245.10 for gold in the 30-34yrs age group. And in the 25-29yrs age group, Eve Coomber of Cambridge Dive Team scored 178.35 to finish in eighth place.

In the men’s competition, Plymouth Diving’s Juan Gutierrez once again dominated the 45-49yrs age group, to win gold by scoring 329.95. And David Halley secured gold in the 70-74yrs-age group.

Following three days of competition, GB divers won seven golds, two silver and six bronze medals in the 1m Springboard.

3m Springboard

The final day of the 3m Springboard competition saw Michael Barnes of City of Leeds and Alan Bentham of Maltby Diving Club secure a GB one-two. Competing in the men’s 35-39yrs age group, Barnes scored 52.80 in two dives to take the gold with 324.30 points, while Bentham scored 269.30 for silver.

David Halley also secured the gold medal in the 70-74yrs age group, while Richard Flanagan of Waltham Forest finished sixth in the 25-29yrs age group.

In the women’s competition, City of Leeds’ Nicola Walker finished fourth in the 35-39 yrs age group with 178.30, just 4.6 points behind the medal position.

The results mean that during the 3m Springboard competition, GB divers won six golds, six silver and five bronze medals.

  • Click here to view results from the London 2016 European Masters Diving Championships.
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