World Series Medals Awarded to Pointe-Claire Athletes

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7 World Series medals have been awarded to divers from the Pointe-Claire Aquatic club for their events at the Diving World Series, held in Montréal on February 28, 29 and March 1. At the close of the three-day competition, they had earned seven medals, including five gold and two bronze.

Nathan Zsombor-Murray and Vincent Riendeau distinguished themselves by advancing to the finals in the 10 m individual event. The coaches were delighted with this accomplishment, given the particularly high degree of difficulty of this event. Vincent finished fourth and Nathan sixth.

Here are the medal results:

Jennifer Abel Gold 3 m individual
Jennifer Abel and Melissa Citrini Beaulieu Gold 3 m synchro
Jennifer Abel and François Imbeau-Dulac Gold 3 m mixed
Meaghan Benfeito Gold 10 m individual
Meaghan Benfeito and Caeli McKay Gold 10 m synchro
Caeli McKay and Vincent Riendeau Bronze 10 m mixed
Vincent Riendeau and Nathan Zsombor-Murray Bronze 10 m synchro

 

In April, these same athletes will participate in the FINA Diving World Cup in Tokyo, followed by the Olympic Trials in May, where they will attempt to secure a spot on Team Canada to represent the country at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games. Up to now, only Jennifer Abel has qualified.

Stay connected to the West Island Blog for all the latest details on their journey.           Best of luck to all the athletes!

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