Aquatics


PLYMOUTH’S Matthew Dixon produced an eye-catching performance to win a medal at the USA leg of the FINA Grand Prix in Mission Viejo. Dixon, who turns 19 this week, took silver in the men’s platform event with an impressive 471.10 points. He was only beaten by Mexico’s Randall Willars Valdez, who scored 479.55 points. Those …

PLYMOUTH diver Matthew Dixon won two medals at the Canada Cup FINA Grand Prix in Calgary. He claimed an individual bronze behind China’s Zewei Wang and Bowen Huang in the men’s 10m platform final. He scored 427.15 points in the final, having recovered from a disappointing second dive. It was his best total of the …

TOM DALEY returned to top level competition with a bang this weekend by winning two medals on the final day of the FINA World Series event in Sagamihara, Japan. The Plymouth-born diver claimed silver in a closely contested men’s 10m platform final and then a bronze alongside Grace Reid in the mixed three-metre synchro event. …

TOM DALEY missed out on winning a medal on his international debut with new synchro partner Matty Lee on Friday morning at the FINA World Series in Sagamihara, Japan. The pair had to settle for fourth place in the men’s 10m competition, which was predictably won by China’s Yuan Cao and Aisen Chen. The Chinese …

BATH-based swimmer Jazz Carlin has announced her retirement from the sport after a successful 14-year career. The 28-year-old won world, European and Commonwealth medals before her crowning glory at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, where she won two silvers in the 400m and 800m freestyle events. Carlin, who won 13 major international medals, said: “It’s …

WORLD champion Tom Daley produced a spectacular ending to the British National Diving Championships at Plymouth’s Life Centre on Sunday evening. Daley, knowing that barring a complete disaster he would win gold in the men’s platform, produced a near-perfect effort for the last dive of the three-day competition. He scored five 10s and two nine-and-a-halves …

THE biggest and best names in diving have arrived in Plymouth for the 2019 edition of the British National Diving Cup. With the likes of Olympic champion Jack Laugher, double world champion Tom Daley and European champion Grace Reid all set to take to the boards. The Life Centre, in Britain’s Ocean City, will play …

BRITAIN’S best divers will once again be showcasing their skills at the Plymouth Life Centre from Friday, February 1 to Sunday, February 3. The prestigious British National Diving Cup will showcase the best of the UK’s diving talent as everyone focuses on Tokyo 2020. Olympic medallists Tom Daley and Jack Laugher will be competing for honours on the 10-metre …