Aquatics


WORLD champion diver Tom Daley struck FINA Diving World Series gold for the first time in four years on Sunday as he took the men’s 10m platform title. Competing at the Centre Sportif du Parc olympique de Montréal, Daley had already won silver alongside Synchro partner Matty Lee, and would go on to win mixed …

NINE West Country swimmers have been named in a 25-strong British squad for this summer’s World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju, South Korea. The event will take place between July 12-28 and British Swimming named their team just three days after the trials in Glasgow ended. Bath-based James Guy, Tom Dean, Calum Jarvis, Cameron Kurle, Georgina …

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 …