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Diving Canada – The event will be held from February 14-17 in Rostock, Germany
 

Ottawa, February 14th, 2019 – Diving Plongeon Canada is thrilled to announce the divers named to the Canadian Team for the season’s first Grand Prix event in Rostock, Germany, February 14th to 17th. 
 
The roster of Canadian divers in Rostock:
 
 

NAME & AGE RESIDENCE EVENTS DATE
Mia Vallée, 17 Beaconsfield, QC 3m Quals.: Feb. 16
Final: Feb. 16
Celina Toth, 26 Victoria, BC 10m Quals.: Feb. 14
Final: Feb. 15
Peter Mai, 20 Montréal, QC 3m Quals.: Feb.14
Final : 15 Feb.
Victor Povzner, Maple, ON 3m Quals.: Feb. 14
Final: Feb. 15
Ethan Pitman, 21 Edmonton, AB 10m Quals.: Feb. 17
Final: Feb. 17
Rylan Wiens, 17 Saskatoon, SK 10m Quals.: Feb. 17
Final: Feb. 17

 
 
Mia Valléis no stranger to Grand Prix podiums in synchro events. Last year, she took silver in the 3m mixed synchro event in Gold Coast, Australia and won gold in women’s 3m synchro at the Madrid Grand Prix in 2016. She also finished 4th in the women’s 3m synchro at the 2018 World Junior Championships in Kiev, Ukraine. 
  
Celina Toth took home silver in 10m at the 2019 Winter Nationals held in Victoria behind Meaghan Benfeito; after being crowned champion in the event at the 2018 Summer Nationals.
 
Peter Maiwon his first career individual medal in a Grand Prix event last July in Madrid, taking silver in men’s 3m. 
 
Victor Povznerwon bronze in the 1m event at the Dresden International held in Germany in April 2018. He was also crowned Junior World Champion in the men’s 3m synchro with partner Henry McKay at the 2018 World Junior Championships. 
 
Ethan Pitmanteamed up with Laurent Gosselin-Paradis in 10m synchro at many international events in 2018. They combined for bronze at Calgary’s Canada Cup. At last year’s Rostock Grand Prix, the pair claimed 8thspot in men’s 10m synchro.
 
Rylan Wienswas crowned Canadian champ in 10m synchro at the 2018 Winter Nationals and also took bronze in men’s 10m at the same competition.
 
César Henderson(Montréal, QC), Tommy McLeod(Victoria, BC) and Alex Povzner(Maple, ON) have been named to the Canadian coaching staff for Rostock.
 
Results will be available on www.fina.org.

 
About Diving Plongeon Canada
 
Diving Plongeon Canada (DPC) was established in 1967 as a not-for-profit organization to promote the growth and awareness of the sport in this country. As a member of FINA, the world’s governing body of aquatic sports, DPC contributes to the development of globally accepted standards of excellence in diving and supports the rules and regulations of international competition. Representing nine provincial diving associations, 67 local diving clubs and close to 4,000 high performance athletes, DPC shares a national commitment to advance the art and sport of diving and to position Canada as the number one diving nation of the world. 
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For more information:
 

Dominique Ladouceur
Consultant, Communications and Media Relations
Diving Plongeon Canada
Cell : 514 576-2379
Email: dominique@diving.ca
Website: www.plongeonmtl.com  
Twitter / Facebook / Instagram: @DivingCanada