May 12 2014 ISN – SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico- Hailey Casper of Calgary and Emma Friesen of North Vancouver
won Canada’s only medal at the fourth stop on the FINA Grand Prix diving circuit
placing third on women’s three-metre synchro on Sunday.
Wu Chunting and Qulin Zheng of China took the gold with 299.70 points, Esther Qin
and Anna Gelai of Australia were second at 263.70 and Casper and Friesen followed at
253.30 for the bronze medal. There were nine entries.
Canada fielded primarily a younger squad this weekend as most of the top names our
preparing for the Summer Nationals in Winnipeg next weekend (May 16-18) which will
also be a selection event for the FINA World Cup and the Commonwealth Games.
Two Canadians reached individual finals this weekend. Casper was fifth on
three-metre and Maxim Bouchard fifth on men’s 10-m on Saturday.