Sinclair and Heslop claim golds on third day of British Junior Elite Champs at Life Centre

Life Centre

PLYMOUTH Diving enjoyed a tremendous third day at the British Junior Elite Championships at the Life Centre.

The city club claimed two golds, two silvers and a bronze medal on Friday evening.

Aidan Heslop continued his good form by adding the boys’ B three-metre title to the platform crown he had won the day before. Heslop scored 415.20 points on his way to his springboard victory.

There was also gold for Kayleigh Sinclair in the girls’ A three-metre event. She scored 422.40 to win by 12 points.

There were silver medals for internationals Matthew Dixon and Victoria Vincent.

Dixon, in his first year in the boys’ A category, enjoyed a tremendous battle with London’s Noah Williams, who took gold with an impressive 551.40 points.

Dixon scored 533.25, with Southampton’s Max Cott third with 474.55.

Vincent, better known as a platform diver, took silver in the one-metre event having won gold the day before in the three-metre final.

There was a second bronze medal in two days for Evangeline Piper, who finished third in the girls’ C platform final on Friday.

Meanwhile, Plymouth Diving’s Sarah Barrow recovered from a tough preliminary round to finish second in her platform semi-final at the FINA Grand Prix in Puerto Rico. The final will take place on Sunday.


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