Cuban divers finish third in Grand Prix in Canada

The Cuban duo of José Antonio Guerra and Jeinkler Aguirre won the bronze medal in the synchronized platform during the final day of the third stop of the Gatineau Grand Prix, in Canada.

Guerra and Aguirre finished third with 419.76 units, only exceeded by the local pair of Vincent Riendeau-Philippe Gagne (426.66) and Chinese Huang Bowen-Anqi Wang ( 420.39), gold and silver medalists, respectively

The official web site of the event reflects the Antillean duo got the bronze medal in the last round of jumps, where they were awarded 90.72 points, the highest score recorded among the eight participants.

Thus, the Cuban divers won medals for the sixth time in the northern city, with which they improved the sixth spot achieved in the previous edition (2014), performance that broke a string of five consecutive podiums (2009-2013).

Previously, Guerra and Aguirre had started t heir international tour in March with a poor result of 353.58 points at the first stop of the World Series, hosted by the Chinese city of Beijing, and a better performance (407.04 units) in the second phase of Dubai, United Arab Emirates; they finished fifth in both cases.

The Cubans will also take part in the third stop of the event, which will be hosted by the Russian city of Kazan from April 24 to 26.

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