The World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea, saw GB divers produce some impressive performances against strong competition.
Sheffield’s Clare Cryan and Rhea Gayle were first up, competing in the 1m Springboard event, and while Gayle missed out on qualifying with a seventeenth place finish, 21-year old Cryan went on to finish fifth in her semi, just missing out on the final with twelfth place in her first senior international.
In the 3m final Jack Haslam produced consistent dives against tough competition, finishing in sixth place with a new PB score of 406.75.
University of St Mark and St John student Robyn Birch saved her best performance for the final in the 10m platform, setting her international PB 315.60, to finish an impressive fifth place and as top European.
Birch went on to qualify eighth for the 3m final, but was unable to match her semi score, finishing tenth place with 238.30, with first place scoring an impressive 338.35.
GB’s final event on the last day of diving was the Mixed Team final where Haslam and Birch teamed up finishing in eighth with 317.00.