PLYMOUTH Diving’s Robyn Birch and Great Britain team-mate Georgia Ward won silver in the platform synchro event at the European Championships in Rostock.
The pair had qualified for the final in first position but in the evening session Russian divers Yulia Timoshinina and Ekaterina Petukhova edged them out for gold.
The Russia duo scored 319.20 points, with Birch and Ward finishing with 310.74. Hungarian’s Villo Kormos and Zsofia Reisinger were third with a score of 291.72.
Birch’s Plymouth team-mate Matthew Dixon will compete in the men’s individual platform event on Saturday before heading off to the European Games in Baku.