Athletes from China dominated the second leg of the 2018 FINA Diving Grand Prix, held in Calgary (CAN) from May 10-13, earning seven gold medals out of the 10 events contested in the competition.
Canada and Malaysia broke China’s dominance this weekend in Montreal, Canada, the host of the penultimate leg of the FINA/CNSG Diving World Series 2018 held from April 27-29.
Malaysia’s Cheong Jun Hoong won an upset gold medal in the women’s 10m Platform on day 6 in Budapest.
France won their first diving title of the championships today in Budapest.
Canadian Olympic diver Roseline Filion announced her retirement from the sport today via Twitter.
China continues to dominate the diving events in Rio, with Ren Qian leading a 1-2 finish in the women’s 10-meter platform event for China’s 6th diving gold of Rio.
Chen Ruolin won her 3rd-consecutive gold medal to help China remain 5-for-5 in Olympic women’s 10-meter synchronized diving.
Canada’s team of Meaghan Benfeito and Vincent Riendeau took second to the Chinese.
On Tuesday, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Diving Plongeon Canada announced the athletes nominated to represent Canada at the TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games from July 10 to 26 in Scarborough, ON.
Meaghan Benfeito, 2012 Olympic bronze medallist, and current 10m synchro World champion Sascha Klein took the gold in both platform events, individual and synchro, in the first meet of the 2015 FINA Diving Grand Prix.