DGP 2013, San Juan day 1: nice start for Chinese, Canadian and Dutch divers
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Top qualifier China advance to the men’s 10m platform and women’s 3m springboard finals after finishing first in both events on the opening day of San Juan's Diving Grand Prix, organised from May 16-19.
Huo Liang (Group A) and Jiang Yang (Group B) finished 1-2 in the 10m platform with 526.75 and 489.75 points, respectively. Cristian Arayon (COL, 406.55 points) and Robert Paez (VEN, 404.15 points) from semi final A and Philippe Gagne (CAN, 389.00 points) and David Dinsmore (USA, 383.50 points) from semi final B also made it to the men's 10m platform final.
DGP 2013, Fort Lauderdale day 4: China completes sweep of gold
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – Troy Dumais (Ventura, Calif./Austin, Texas) won the silver medal on 3m Sunday as the fourth stop of the FINA Diving Grand Prix came to a close at the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex.
China completed the sweep, winning four more gold medals to walk away with victories on all eight events this week. He Chao won the men’s 3m gold and Jie Lian took the women’s platform title. Zhang Jun and Qu Lin paired for the women’s 3m synchro crown, and Huo Liang and Jian Yan teamed up to win the men’s 10m synchro title.
DGP 2013, Fort Lauderdale day 3: China's Zhang Jun and Yanquan Zhang take gold in 3m and 10m events
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – David Boudia (Noblesville, Ind.) won the silver medal on 10m Saturday at the FINA Diving Grand Prix, his first meet since winning gold at the 2012 Olympic Games.
China won all four gold medals awarded Saturday. Zhang Yanquan edged Boudia for the 10m gold, and Zhang Jun took gold in the women’s 3m contest. He Chao and Li Shixin paired for the men’s 3m synchro gold, with Jie Lian and Huang Xiaohui winning the women’s 10m synchro title.
WP Trophy 2013, day 6: Uzbekistan triumphs over Egypt 8-5 and wins Trophy
On the final day of the 4th FINA Men’s Water Polo World Development Trophy, Peru rested. They had finished sixth in Group A and, with 11 teams participating in the event, they became the 11th ranked team in the tournament. The ninth place game was played between another team from the Americas, Guatemala, and an Asian representative – Singapore. From the outset, this was a ‘no contest’. Singapore held the Guatemalans scoreless in the first period jumping out to a 4-0 lead. They continued to dominate leading 11-2 and 17-4 at the end of the next two periods before holding Guatemala down in the fourth period to win by a final score of 20-5. This gave Singapore a ninth place finish while Guatemala finished tenth giving the Americas the bottom two places.
The next morning game saw two African teams – South Africa and Tunisia battle it out for seventh place. The South Africans grabbed a 3-1 first period lead. Tunisia cut the deficit to 1 by the end of the half, trailing 4-3. Both teams shut down the offence of the other team in the scoreless third period so Tunisia started the fourth period down 1 goal. The game previous against Singapore, Tunisia had scored a come from behind victory in front of their boisterous fans. This time, again having the most vocal supporters in the tournament, they had no more surprises as South Africa, even missing a penalty shot, held Tunisia off and finished as 5-3 victor. South Africa, likely most improved team throughout the tournament took home a seventh place finish while Tunisia from North Africa finished eighth.
DGP 2013, Fort Lauderdale day 2: Troy Dumais (USA) takes third ahead of 3m final
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - Murphy Bromberg (Bexley, Ohio) won her women’s platform semifinal to earn a spot in Sunday’s 10m finals and Olympic bronze medallist Troy Dumais (Ventura, Calif./Austin, Texas) secured a berth in the 3m finals with their performances Friday at the FINA Diving Grand Prix at the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex.
The 17-year-old Bromberg scored 341.30 points to win the women’s 10m semifinal B ahead of China’s Jie Lian (330.50) and Japan’s Fuka Tatsumi (300.45), who also advanced.
- WP Trophy 2013, day 5: Puerto Rico ousts Kuwait, clean win for Saudi Arabia over Peru
- DGP 2013, Fort Lauderdale day 1: Olympic champion David Boudia (USA) advances to 10m final ranked third
- WP Trophy 2013, day 4: The Uzbek squad defeats the locals 9-4
- WP Trophy 2013, day 3: Egypt defeats Saudi Arabia, tight victory for Kuwait over South Africa
- WP Trophy 2013, day 2: Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Uzbekistan take the lead
- WP Trophy 2013: Saudi Arabia, Uruguay, Egypt, Puerto Rico and Uzbekistan win on opening day
- DGP 2013, Gatineau day 4: Meaghan Benfeito beats the Chinese for gold in 10m platform
- DGP 2013, Gatineau day 3: Jennifer Abel (CAN) and Yang Jiian (CHN) on top
- DGP 2013, Gatineau day 2: Canadian diver Imbeau-Dulac aims high
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