Strong start for GBR in Kuala Lumpur

27 Oct 2017

Three British divers were in action on the opening day of the Malaysian leg of FINA Diving Grand Prix and served up a strong start to the three-day competition in Kuala Lumpur.

Eden Cheng and Emily Martin both made their full senior international debuts in the Women’s Platform event.

Both Cheng and Martin progressed into semi-finals after consistent diving in the in the morning prelims session; ranked second and ninth respectively.

Cheng stepped up and topped the rankings in her semi-final, and third overall before returning to the platform for the final, where she achieved a sixth place finish.

Anthony Harding went in the Men’s 3m Springboard, he delivered a very composed list of dives in the prelims that saw him secure a semi-finals berth.

Harding returned strong competing within a field of notable and highly experienced international divers and ranked sixth at the close of the event.