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Diving Plongeon Canada – Events will be held in Madrid (ESP) June 7-9 and in Bolzano (ITA) June 14-16
 

Ottawa, June 6th, 2019 – Diving Plongeon Canada is pleased to announce the divers named to the Canadian team that will compete in the third and fourth legs of the 2019 FINA Diving Grand Prix circuit. 
 
Canada will be represented by:
 

NAME & AGE RESIDENCE EVENTS DATE
MADRID, ESP
Éloïse Bélanger, 25 Montreal, QC 10m Prelims: June 8th
Final: June 9th
Olivia Chamandy, 18 Westmount, QC 3m Prelims + Final:
June 7th
3m synchro Final: June 9th
Elaena Dick, 20 Edmonton, QC 10m Prelims: June 8th
Final: June 9th
Mia Vallée, 18 Kirkland, QC 3m Prelims + Final:
June 7th
3m synchro Final: June 9th
Laurent Gosselin-Paradis, 18 Montreal, QC 10m Prelims + Final:
June 7th
Tyler Henschel, 24 Sherwood Park, AB 10m Prelims + Final:
June 7th
Henry McKay, 19 Ottawa, ON 3m Prelims + Final:
June 8th
3m synchro Final: June 9th
Victor Povzner, 17 Vaughan, ON 3m Prelims + Final:
June 8th
3m synchro Final: June 9th
BOLZANO, ITA
Celina Toth, 27 St. Thomas, BC 10m Prelims: June 14th
Final: June 15th
Peter Mai, 20 Montreal, QC 3m Prelims: June 14th
Final: June 15th
Henry McKay, 19 Ottawa, ON 3m Prelims: June 14th
Final: June 15th
Ryan Grover, 21 Barrie, ON 3m Prelims: June 14th
Final: June 15th
Bryden Hattie, 17 Victoria, BC 10m Prelims: June 15th
Final: June 16th
Ethan Pitman, 21 Edmonton, AB 10m Prelims: June 15th
Final: June 16th
Gilles Empotz-Lacote (Toronto, ON), Stéphane Lapointe (Laval, QC) and Alex Povzner (Vaughan, ON) have been named to the Canadian coaching staff for Madrid, while Lapointe and Tommy McLeod (Victoria, BC) will be Canada’s coaches in Bolzano. Claire Marentette (Saskatoon, SK) has been appointed as the Canadian official who will be judging at both events.
 
So far this season, Canada has won eleven Grand Prix medals, including six golds, four silvers and one bronze. Results will be available on www.fina.org and through the FINA app.
 
About the FINA Diving Grand Prix 

Each year, the FINA Diving Grand Prix invites top divers from around the world to compete for medals and world ranking points in a circuit of four-day meets. The intent is to provide the international diving elite with a high-level competition that takes place in countries or locations that have a strong tradition in the sport. The Grand Prix competition program includes women’s and men’s 3m springboard, 10m platform, 3m springboard synchro and 10m platform synchro.

In 2019, hosts cities include Rostock (GER), Calgary (CAN), Mission Viejo (USA), Madrid (ESP), Bolzano (ITA), Cairo (EGY), Gold Coast (AUS), Kuala Lumpur (MAS) and Singapore. For more details about the competition, please visit 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. For information, visit diving.ca
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For more information:

Maelle Dancause
Manager, Communications
Diving Plongeon Canada
514-475-4540 | maelle@diving.ca 

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