August 7, 2018
Thach Mai and Bélanger first winners at 2018 Speedo Summer Nationals
Diving Plongeon Canada – GATINEAU, Que. – Peter Thach Mai and Éloise Bélanger, both of Montreal, opened the 2018 Speedo Summer Nationals diving competition with victories on Friday on men’s three-metre and women’s one-metre respectively.
On men’s three-metre, Thach Mai earned 8.5’s and 9.0’s on his reverse dive en route to the gold with 433.05 points. Victor Povzner of Maple, Ont., took the silver at 408.00 and Henry McKay of Ottawa was third at 403.00.
Povzner and McKay were just back from the world junior championships that ended on Sunday in Ukraine. They won gold in the three-metre synchro in Kiev.
On women’s one-metre, Bélanger delivered a faultless performance for the gold medal with 283.05 points. Aimee Wilson of Calgary was second at 273.10 and Mia Vallée of Beaconsfield, Que., third at 250.45.
Competition continues through to Sunday.
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