Canadian women divers secure silver at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

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By The Staff The Canadian Press

Posted July 25, 2021 8:01 am

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Canadian divers Jennifer Abel and Melissa Citrini-Beaulieu won metallic successful the women’s three-metre synchronized springboard, giving Canada its 2nd medal astatine the Tokyo Olympics.

Abel, from Laval, Que., and Melissa Citrini-Beaulieu, from Saint-Constant, Que., overcame a dilatory commencement connected their archetypal 2 dives to decorativeness with a full people of 300.78.

The Chinese brace of Shi Tingmao and Wang Han finished archetypal with 326.4 points. Germany’s Lena Hentschel and Tina Punzel were 3rd with 284.97 points.

Abel picked up her 2nd Olympic medal. She won bronze successful the aforesaid lawsuit with Emilie Heymans astatine the 2012 London Games.

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The brace had to flooded immoderate aboriginal nerves. Synchronization issues had them sixth aft the archetypal 2 dives.

But the Canadians seemed to get amended arsenic the lawsuit wore on. While ne'er threatening the Chinese pair, Abel and Citrini-Beaulieu distanced themselves from the remainder of the contention by getting the second-highest people successful each of the last 3 dives.

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