Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Benfeito, Riendeau Score Canada's Second Silver at Diving World Series

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Benfeito, Riendeau Score Canada's Second Silver at Diving World Series

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Benfeito, Riendeau take silver at diving World Series

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WINDSOR, Ont. - Meaghan Benfeito and Vincent Riendeau earned Canada's second silver medal in as many days at the diving World Series, this time in the mixed synchro 10-metre platform on Saturday.

The Canadians turned in a score of 314.82 points. China's Jie Lian and Junjie Lian combined for a score of 344.37 points for the gold medal.

Benfeito credited the home crowd for their support.

"The crowd was great, they were really loud," said the 28-year-old Montreal native. "We used that as energy to try to do good dives, to finish at home with a medal is really cool."

Australia's Melissa Wu and Domonic Bedggood were third with 314.04 points.

Jennifer Abel and Melissa Citrini-Beaulieu grabbed silver in the women's synchro three-metre springboard on Friday. …

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