The World Aquatics Diving World Cup is just wrapping up in Montréal, and provided West Island divers with a chance to showcase their talents in front of family and friends. Tickets were sold out across the board, and Beaconsfield's world-medalist, Mia Vallée, had her share of supporters who rallied at the Olympic Stadium.
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The "Team Mia" cheering section watched on as Vallée (right) and her 3-meter synchro partner Pamela Ware (left) dove their way to a bronze medal. Mia also finished 9th in the 3-meter springboard final.
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The Pointe-Claire Aquatic Centre was well-represented at the cup, in the form of Caeli McKay and Nathan Zsombor-Murray.
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Nathan graced the podium with a bronze medal in the men's 10-meter platform event, and 7th place in the synchronized 10-meter platform competition with partner Rylan Wiens. Zsombor-Murray is continuing to build upon his impressive career that includes competing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and placing fifth alongside Vincent Riendeau, also from the Pointe-Claire Diving Club. The two came in second place at the 2019 Pan American Games.
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Caeli McKay is one of Canada’s top 10-metre tower divers and has been under Pointe-Claire Diving Club coach Yihua Li since 2016. Caeli came in 5th place in the women's 10-meter synchronized competition along with teammate Kate Miller and 5th in the solo 10-meter platform event. She is also a multi-time Pan-American and world cup medalist.
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SOURCE: World Aquatics, Diving Canada.