World Diving Cup, Shanghai, China 15 – 20th July (GB National Senior Squad / Jamaca Nat. Team)
Alicia Blagg Women’s Individulal 3m Springboard
Hannah Starling Women’s Individual & Synchronised 3m Springboard
Rebecca Gallantree Women’s Synchronised 3m Springboard
Jack Laugher Men’s Individual & Synchronised 3m Springboard
Chris Mears Men’s Individual & Synchronised 3m Springboard
Yona Knight-Wisdom Men’s 3m Individual Springboard (Representing Jamaica)
5 Leeds based divers making up a squad of 8 going to this event, plus one diver representing Jamaica.This, the highest priority event this year for British Diving will set the tone for future funding into 2016 and the Rio Olympic Games.
Commonwealth Games, Edinburgh, Scotland 30 – 2nd August (Team England / Team Jamaca)
Alicia Blagg Women’s 1m, 3m Individual & 3m Synchronised Springboard
Rebecca Gallantree Women’s 1m, 3m Individual & 3m Synchronised Springboard
Hannah Starling Women’s 1m & 3m Individual Springboard
Jack Laugher Men’s 1m(TBC), 3m Individual & 3m Synchronised Springboard
Chris Mears Men’s 1m Individual & 3m Synchronised Springboard
James Denny Men’s 3m Individual Springboard & 10m Synchronised Platform
Matty Lee Mens 10m Individual (TBC) & Synchronised Platform
Yona Knight-Wisdom Men’s 1m & 3m Individual Springboard (Representing Jamaca)
7 Leeds based divers make up a squad of 15 divers for England for this summer’s Commonwealth Games in Scotland. Yona will also again be in attendance for Jamaica.
Junior European Diving Championships, Bergamo, Italy 2-6th July (GB Junior National Team)
Lois Toulson Girls 14/15yrs Platform & Girls 14/18yrs 3m Synchronised Springboard
William Hallam Boys 14/15yrs 1m & 3m Springboard
Lydia Rosenthall Girls 16/18yrs 1m & 3m Springboard
Sam Thornton Boys 16/18yrs 1m & 3m Springboard
4 of our young potential stars head off to Italy to impact into Europe with an international debut for William Hallam.
Bimbingamba Youth International, Rome, Italy July 2014 (England Junior National Team)
Emily Bearpark Girls 12/13yrs 1m, 3m Springboard & Platform events
Anthony Harding Boys 14/15yrs 1m, 3m Springboard & Platform Events
A couple of rising stars in our ranks are introduced to international competition in Rome. Both divers travel to Leeds for training from a considerable distance. Emily from Darlington and Anthony from Oldham.
Up and coming…….
Two more major diving international events ahead of us this summer of which Leeds Divers are sure to be in action;
- European Diving Championships, Berlin , Germany 18-24th August
- Junior World Diving Championships, Penza, Russia 8-14th September
Well done to everyone!