International ones to watch at FDWS London

5 Feb 2020

London will host an incredible line-up of international athletes at the final leg of the 2020 FINA/CNSG Diving World Series. Below, we take a look at five names that could well be starring on the boards of the London Aquatics Centre in March.

Jennifer Abel (CAN)

The 28-year-old Canadian has been one of the World Series' top-three ranked Women’s 3m Springboard divers since 2014, before clinching her maiden title in 2019 with 74 points to top the rankings.

Jennifer Abel
Jennifer Abel

Jian Yang (CHN)

The 2018 World Series champion picked up his first Men’s individual 10m Platform world title in Gwangju last summer, recording a record-high attempt worth 114.80 points with his final dive of a Forward 4 ½  Somersaults Pike (109B).

Evgenii Kuznetsov (RUS)

Second to Jack Laugher in last year’s World Series, the Russian secured both the individual and synchro European titles in the Men’s 3m Springboard events, adding to previous Olympic and World Championship successes in the synchronised discipline.

Evgenii Kuznetsov (RUS)
Evgenii Kuznetsov

Tingmao Shi (CHN)

The reigning Olympic and world champion in both the individual and synchro Women’s 3m Springboard events won an individual gold and two silvers at the three World Series meets she attended last year.

Kim Mi Rae (PRK)

Having achieved synchro success from the 10m platform with podiums at Olympic and World Championship level, 2019 marked a breakthrough individual moment for the 18-year-old as she secured her first World Series gold at the Kazan leg, before going on to claim the overall series crown in London.

Kim Mi Rae
Kim Mi Rae

(Please note appearances are not confirmed, with this subject to qualification and the athletes respective National Federation selection.)

Witness the live diving action with tickets on sale now for the FINA Diving World Series leg at the London Aquatics Centre (March 27-29) - with more information available via the dedicated FDWS event hub.