Friday, August 12, 2016

Reid Progresses to Semi-Finals in Rio

“Grace did exactly as planned in the prelim." Jenny Leeming, Coach of Grace Reid

Grace Reid of Edinburgh Diving Club marked her Olympic debut by progressing to the semi-finals of the 3m springboard, which will take place tomorrow.

20-year old Reid was consistent throughout her programme but saved the best until last, scoring 64.50 for her forward 2½ somersault 1 twist piked taking her total to 304.95 and placing her 14th overall for the event and.

With the top 18 divers going through to the semi-finals Reid will look to improving on her score, her PB of 328 being set at the European Championships in London earlier in the year where she won the bronze medal.

Her coach, Jen Leeming said of her performance,

“Grace did exactly as planned in the prelim, kept it steady with no big mistakes. In the semi-finals she can really relax and enjoy each dive, one at a time.”

For detailed results from the diving please click here: