Bronze medal for Victoria diver Bryden Hattie at junior international
Diving Canada – DRESDEN, Germany – Bryden Hattie of Victoria won the bronze medal on boys 14-15 platform on Saturday at the Dresden International junior diving competition.
Rusian Ternovoi of Russia, who received perfect 10’s from all four judges on his backward dive, took the gold with 521.90 points. Karl Schone of Germany was second at 457.95 and Hattie followed 434.65.
Hattie was ninth on three-metre on Friday.
“Definitely yesterday’s result was motivation for me to do better,” said Hattie, who was first after the preliminaries. “I wanted to be stronger today and have more confidence in myself. I’m very happy about winning the bronze it was a very tough competition. I did all of my hard dives really well.”
Mia Vallée of Beaconsfield, Que., a double medallist so far at the competition, was sixth on girls three-metre in the 14-15 age group.
Canada now has four medals so far at the competition. On Thursday, Vallée won gold on one-metre while on Friday Erin Field took gold on 14-15 platform and Vallée and Olivia Chamandy of Pointe-Claire were third on three-metre synchro.
Competition ends Sunday.
Full results: Protokolle Event
by Louis Daignault for Diving Canada