Aussie Rhiannan Iffland Wins Women’s 20m High Dive Gold

2017 FINA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS – HIGH DIVING

After round one went off yesterday, rounds 2-4 of the women’s 20m high diving took place on Saturday, with medals on the line.

Germany’s Anna Bader led after round 1, but in the end it was Australia’s Rhiannan Iffland winning the gold medal.

Iffland really took over on the third round and never looked back, totalling a score of 320.70 points. The 25-year-old was the 2016 Cliff Diving World Series champion.

Mexico’s Adriana Jimenez won silver with a score of 308.90, and Belarusian Yana Nestsiarava took bronze with 303.95 after sitting back in 6th after round 1.

Round 3 and 4 of the men’s 27m will go tomorrow. Defending champion Gary Hunt leads after round 2.

Women’s 20m High Dive Final Results

  1. Rhiannan Iffland, AUS, 320.70
  2. Adriana Jimenez, MEX, 308.90
  3. Yana Nestsiarava, BLR, 303.95
  4. Tara Tira, USA, 299.50
  5. Anna Bader, GER, 283.40

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Her aunt was a very popular Miss Australia in tn the days of dignified Miss World contests . As a kid I thought they were excruciatingly awful but little did I know what they would become . Congrats Rhiannon .

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James is currently a university swimmer for the Laurentian Voyageurs in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. He is studying economics. Along with swimming, he also loves hockey. He's in his 14th season as a competitive swimmer. Best Times (SCM): 50 FR - 24.70 100 FR - 53.88 200 FR - 1:56.12 1500 FR - 16:45.97 100 BK - …

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