Monday, February 3, 2014

Scottish Divers Medal Haul at the British Gas National Cup (Southend)

Some great news from the 2014 British Gas National Cup in Southend (30 Jan-2 February 2014), for the Scottish diving team.

Grace Reid won Silver in the Ladies 1M with a score of 254.60 (the consideration standard for Glasgow 2014 is 254.58), Silver in the Junior Ladies 1M and Bronze in the Junior Ladies 3m.   

James Heatly won Gold in Junior Mens 3M Synchro, Gold in Mens 3M Synchro, Gold in Junior Men's 3M and Silver in Junior Men's 1M. James also secured his Scottish Commonwealth qualification score in the 3m Springboard final.

James was partnered with Sam Thornton and they lifted the GB Mens 3m Synchro gold medal pushing Tom Daley and Daniel Goodfellow into silver; quite an achievement!

A total medal haul of seven for the Scottish divers made for a great weekend! Congratulations to both Grace and James.

To view the full British Swimming report from the event-click here