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Last week a ten strong British diving team competed in the Eight Nations Youth
Diving Meet in Turin. The two day competition gave the 14-18 year old
springboard divers the opportunity to compete against athletes from France,
Italy, Germany, Norway, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
Amelie Underwood from Plymouth Diving, who is coached by Sally Freeman
and supported by Pilkington Estates is already an accomplished British diver
and once again proved her worth as a force to be reckoned with.
Producing one of her best ever rounds of dives on the 3m board, Amelie
finished in third position to claim the bronze medal. Closely behind her was
team mate Libby Duke from Edinburgh Diving Club.
Amelie joined fellow British diver Caitlyn Coster from Dive London Aquatics
Club for the 3m synchro event. The fledgling pairing just missed out on a
medal to finish in fourth position.
Following on from a great opening day Amelie could not have executed a more
consistent round of dives on 1m. Not one to be intimidated by her German
counterparts her steady and confident performance paid off. With the second
and third positions changing hands throughout it came down to the last dive to
decide on the podium position. Lying in third position Amelie performed her
closing dive, an inward 1 ½ somersault pike with greater finesse than her
nearest rival to bump her up to a silver medal with the Germans in first and

March 22 2024


Start: 22 March
End: 23 March



Turin, Italy

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