American diver Sarah Bacon (right) did something on Saturday that no American has done in 28 years: won a FINA World Championship medal in the women’s 1-meter
British Diving has named a strong team of 13 divers who will travel to Gwangju, South Korea next month for the World Aquatics Championships.
The FINA/CNSG Diving World Series 2019 concluded on Sunday May 19 in London, Great Britain, as national heroes Jack Laugher, Thomas Daley, Matthew Lee, Daniel Goodfellow, Eden Cheng, Lois Toulson and Grace Reid clinched three gold, one silver and two bronze medals on offer to join Team China and Australia at the top of the chart.
Competition continued for Team USA at the FINA Diving World Series 2019 – Sagamihara as Maria Coburn and Tarrin Gilliland placed eighth in the women’s 3-meter synchro, while Mark Anderson and Tyler Downs finished seventh in the men’s 3-meter synchro.
Double World Cup medalist Jack Laugher is to head up the British team for the European Championships this summer.
Absent from the 2012 Olympics, 2008 gold medalist Lin Yue returned to help China wins its 4th-straight gold medal in the men’s 10m Synchronized Platform Diving final.