Plymouth diver Dixon wins bronze medal at FINA Grand Prix in Rostock
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Plymouth diver Dixon wins bronze medal at FINA Grand Prix in Rostock

PLYMOUTH Diving’s Matthew Dixon added another international medal to his collection on Sunday by claiming bronze in the men’s platform event at the FINA Grand Prix in Rostock. The British champion improved through each round to finish behind Russia’s Rusian Ternovoi and Canada’s Ethan Pitman at the competition in Germany. Dixon could not quite hit … Continue reading

Dixon and Martin use Armada Cup as a warm-up for FINA Grand Prix in Rostock
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Dixon and Martin use Armada Cup as a warm-up for FINA Grand Prix in Rostock

PLYMOUTH international divers Matthew Dixon and Emily Martin warm-up for this week’s FINA Grand Prix in Rostock by guesting at their club’s Armada Cup competition at the Life Centre. The duo are part of a 16-strong Great Britain squad that have headed out to Germany for the international meet, which starts on Thursday. They both … Continue reading

Leander’s Stephens claims victory at Golden Tour meet in Nice, while Osrin and Beeley also medal
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Leander’s Stephens claims victory at Golden Tour meet in Nice, while Osrin and Beeley also medal

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Olympic hopeful Laura Stephens produced an impressive early season performance to claim victory in the 200m butterfly event at the FFN Golden Tour meeting in Nice at the weekend. Stephens clocked 2:08.94 to beat a high-class field by more than a second. The Great Britain international showed great strength in the second part … Continue reading

SWIMMING: Leander’s Osrin makes her mark at Luxembourg Euro Meet
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SWIMMING: Leander’s Osrin makes her mark at Luxembourg Euro Meet

PLYMOUTH Leander’s highly-rated young swimmer Honey Osrin made her mark against some of the world’s top swimmers by medalling in two events at the Luxembourg Euro Meet. Osrin, part of the Swim England squad that had travelled to the competition, took silver in the 200m backstroke and bronze in the 100m backstroke. She was also … Continue reading

Dixon ‘ecstatic’ after breaking 500-point barrier and winning British title
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Dixon ‘ecstatic’ after breaking 500-point barrier and winning British title

PLYMOUTH’S Matthew Dixon said he was ‘ecstatic’ after breaking the magical 500-point barrier to win his third British platform title. The 19-year-old produced the best performance of his young career to score 503.85 points and win gold at the Life Centre in front of family and friends. He finished 20 points ahead of his Commonwealth … Continue reading

Youngster McCabe delighted to reach springboard final at British Diving Champs
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Youngster McCabe delighted to reach springboard final at British Diving Champs

PLYMOUTH junior star Euan McCabe was delighted to reach the final of a high-class men’s three-metre event at the British Diving Championships at the Life Centre on Saturday. The 14-year-old is better known for his platform diving, but he competed well against the country’s top senior springboarders. Having come through a 28-strong qualifying group, he … Continue reading