Woodward and Heatly seal bronze

17 Jun 2017

Freddie Woodward and James Heatly secured bronze on the penultimate day of action at the European Championships. 

Woodward (City of Sheffield) and Heatly (Edinburgh Diving) took on Olympians from Russia, Ukraine and Germany in the 3m Synchro final. 

The Brits lay in fourth place throughout the final but overtook Germany in the last round. 

They scored 77.51 for their Inward 3 1/2 Somersaults tucked in the fifth round. 

But excelled in the last round to score 78.54 for their Front 2 1/2 Somersaults Double twist piked to finish with bronze and a score of 393.39. 

Gold went to Ilia Zakharov and Evgenii Kuznetsov (Russia) with 427.71 points while Ilya Kavasha and Oleg Kolodiy (Ukraine) took silver with a score of 426.96.