Double gold Haffety leads great City of Sheffield medals haul in national junior diving championships

Millie Haffety, left, and Mille Fowler, who won the  3m synchro gold at  the National Junior Elite Diving Championships.
Millie Haffety, left, and Mille Fowler, who won the 3m synchro gold at the National Junior Elite Diving Championships.
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City of Sheffield divers continued their great form in the National Junior Elite Diving Championships in Plymouth.

Millie Haffety struck gold twice, winning the 16+ years 1 metre springboard competition and the 3 metre springboard synchro with partner Millie Fowler.

Fowler took silver in the 1 metre springboard competition and landed bronze on 3 metre springboard. Sarah Leach won silver in this event and finished fifth on the 3 metre board with Yasmin Harper sixth.

Tia McGarry overcame injury concerns to take fifth place in the platform event.

Jordan Houlden dominated the 16+ years 1 metre springboard, winning the gold medal by over 60 points. He also won silve in the 3 metre springboard event. In the same age group, Elliot Beeden came fourth on platform. A great family achievement for the Houldens saw Richelle, Jordan’s sister, pick up silver medals in the 12/13 years 3 metre springboard and platform.

Martha Clarke took a well-earned fifh place on platform with Richellefif th place in the 1 metre springboard event.

Adam Charity and Joe Stocking continued Sheffield’s gold rush winning the 9-13 years 3 metre springboard event. Adam also reached the final of the 12/13 years platform competition along with Joseph Pashley who similarly finalled in the 3 metre springboard event. Corey Goodinson was a finalist on 1 metre.

Raffael Benitez won silver in the 14/15 years 1 metre springboard and finalled on 3 metre.

Owen Harrison won silvrt in the platform event with Harrison Case making the 1 metre final. Holly May Prasanto produced consistent diving in both the 1 metre and 3 metre springboard competitions to reach both finals.

She also reached the final in the 14-18 years synchro event with Yasmin Harper.