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Diving Plongeon Canada – Montreal, April 12, 2019 – Diving Plongeon Canada wishes to advise the media that accreditation for the 2019 FINA/CNSG Diving World Series is still open and can be requested by filling out the online form. The world-class competition will take place from April 26th to 28th at the Montreal Olympic Park Sports Centre. The inaugural press conference will be held on Thursday, April 25th, at 11 am.

The complete roster and a detailed event schedule are available at www.divingmtl.com.

PARTICIPATING ATHLETES

A total of 88 athletes from 14 leading diving nations have confirmed their attendance. The international field will feature 14 Olympic medalists, as well as 11 World Champions, including diving superstars Jennifer Abel (CAN | 3m, 3m synchro, mixed 3m), Chen Aisen (CHN | 10m), Meaghan Benfeito (CAN | 10m, 10m synchro, mixed 10m), Tom Daley (GBR | 10m, 10m synchro, mixed 3m), Patrick Hausding (GER | 3m, 3m synchro) and Shi Tingmao (CHN | 3m, 3m synchro).

So far this season, the Canadian diving team has combined to win eleven medals in Sagamihara (JPN) and Beijing (CHN) and is currently ranked second in the overall medal count.

Further information on the FINA/CNSG Diving World Series can be found on the FINA website.

TICKET INFORMATION

Tickets are still available and may be purchased online at www.divingmtl.com. Tickets range from $12 to $25 per day. Special rates are available for the three-day passes as well as for children 12 and under. 

Those wishing to meet with Olympic athletes and medallists can also purchase tickets for the “VIP with Despatie” treatment. Hosted by diving legend Alexandre Despatie, this new initiative will deliver an upscale VIP experience featuring complementary high-end food and drinks as well as access to the best seats in the house.

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