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Friendly Nations Challenge GB vs CAN 2021

On Thursday the 1st and Friday the 2nd of April, the London Aquatics Centre hosted the Friendly Nations Challenge GB vs CAN 2021 where Team GB diving competed against the Canadian Diving Team.

A virtual online event which involves a live stream between the London Aquatics Centre, the Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh, Scotland and The Centre Sportif au Parc Olympique in Montreal, Canada.

A total of 37 divers took part over the two days from 4 nations, with 14 Team GB team members and one South African athlete competing at LAC. Team GB and a Jamaican athlete in Edinburgh and a team of Canadian athletes in Montreal.

 Due to recent COVID restrictions, Team GB have yet to experience a competitive environment prior to the major championships, which are also part of the Olympic qualification process and selection. 

 Divers participated in the event under a COVID safe environment whilst simultaneously diving against their competitors across the Atlantic.  A panel of virtual judges watched the athletes to score the live event as it happens.

Team GB proved themselves once again, taking home a number of top 4 positions in the finals. 

Men's Open Platform Synchro 

1st - Tom Daley & Matt Lee

 

Women's Open 3m

2nd - Maria Burrel Papworth

4th - Scarlett Mew Jensen

 

Men's 10m platform 

1st -Tom Daley

2nd - Noah Williams

4th - Matthew Dixon

 

Women's Synchro 3m Springboard 

2nd place - Grace Reid & Kat Torrance

 

Women's 10m platform

3rd - Robyn Birch 

 

Visit https://diving.ca/2021-virtual-nations-challenge to see more results from the event.

 

 

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