Monday, February 22, 2016

Grace Reid secures 3m Olympic berth

Grace Reid secured Great Britain’s 11th Rio 2016 Olympic quota place after reaching the semi-final in the 3m Springboard.

Reid finished in 14th place in the prelims with a total score of 298.05 points as she qualified for her first world level semi final. 

She was performing consistently throughout the rounds but saved her best for last when she scored 69.00 for her Front 2 1/2 Somersaults 1 Twists piked. 

In the men's 3m Springboard semi-final Freddie Woodward improved his position by four places as he finished in 14th place overall.

Woodward scored 76.50 for his Front 2 1/2 Someraults 2 Twists piked which was his best dive of the competition. He finished with a score of 412.40.

Article courtesy of British Swimming