Aquatics

Plymouth’s Lobb wins Britain’s first individual medal at European Juniors

shanice Lobb

PLYMOUTH Diving’s Shanice Lobb won Great Britain’s first individual medal of the European Junior Championships in Croatia on Tuesday evening.

Lobb took silver in the girls’ A platform final, scoring 396.50 points to finish behind German star Christina Wassen, who scored 410.05.

Wassen has competed at the World and European senior championships and is a world junior medal winner.

Russia’s Anna Chuinvshena was third with 371.10 points and Great Britain’s Ruby Bower fourth on 364.05 points.

Lobb’s medal followed on from her Plymouth diving team-mate Victoria Vincent helping Great Britain win a team gold on the opening day of the competition.

Meanwhile, fellow Plymouth diver Alex Kostov, diving for Bulgaria, finished 25th in a bumper boys’ A one-metre prelims on Tuesday morning.

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