Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Rio Olympic 2016/Diving’ Category

Vincent Riendeau misses berth in diving’s 10-metre platform final

Saturday, August 20th, 2016

Canadian diver Vincent Riendeau shook off any nerves from Friday's preliminaries but it wasn't enough to qualifying for Saturday afternoon's 12-man final in the men's 10-metre platform in Rio de Janeiro.

Canadian divers Benfeito, Filion reach 10m platform final in Rio

Thursday, August 18th, 2016
roseline filion

Canada's Meaghan Benfeito and Roseline Filion will be looking for another Olympic medal in diving Thursday after clinching spots in the women's 10-metre platform final.

Philippe Gagné bounces into 3m springboard diving final at Rio 2016

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
Philippe Gagné

Canada's Philippe Gagné wasn't going to let a slow start rob him from an opportunity to compete for gold on the 3-metre springboard at the Rio Olympics. The 18-year-old dove back into contention Tuesday at Rio de Janeiro's Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre.

Jennifer Abel misses Olympic diving podium in 3m springboard

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

Jennifer Abel of Laval, Que., failed to follow up her 2015 Pan Am gold medal with an Olympic podium finish on Sunday, finishing fourth in the women’s individual three-metre springboard in Rio.

Something smells at Rio’s Olympic diving pool

Friday, August 12th, 2016

Rio officials have confirmed that the Olympic diving pool will be closed for training Friday. The pool's hue has turned murky green and has worsened over the last few days.

Olympic bronze caps 11-year synchronized diving run for Benfeito, Filion

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
Meaghan Benfeito Roseline Filion

Canadian diving duo Meaghan Benfeito and Roseline Filion cap a decorated synchronized diving career together with bronze medal in Rio

Canadian divers Benfeito, Filion win bronze in Rio synchro event

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
team canada divers

Canadians Meaghan Benfeito and Roseline Filion repeated as bronze medallists in the Olympic women's synchronized 10-metre platform diving event in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday.

Canadian divers Abel, Ware miss podium in Rio

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

A medal favourite entering the Rio Olympics, Canadian divers Jennifer Abel and Pamela Ware finished fourth in the women's 3-metre synchronized event on Sunday.

Canadian diver Bouchard goes from alternate to Olympian

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Canadian diver Maxim Bouchard will join Canada's Olympic diving roster poised to contend for medals in Rio.