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Team SA: How they fared Day 10

by ZwemZa on April 14th, 2018

Julia Vincent (Dominique Philippopoulos)

Team South Africa started the penultimate day of activities with 35 medals in the bag. Here’s how they fared on Saturday, 14 April.

Women’s 3m Springboard, Preliminaries: Julia Vincent was the only one of three SA competitors to make it through to the evening final, and it was by the thickness of her costume! The Rio Olympian and top-10 world championships finisher scored 229.50 to be the 11th and second last qualifier. Nicole Gillis (221.15) and Micaela Bouter (213.70) failed to make it through.

Women’s 3m Springboard, Final: South Africa’s leading diver, Julia Vincent placed sixth with a score of 291.45. The only one of three SA divers to make the final, the US-based athlete ended behind three Aussies and two Canadians, one of whom, Jennifer Abel, won with a score of 366.95.


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