Richelle Houlden wins three golds at prestigious competition as Sheffield Diving shows great strength in depth

The Sheffield team
The Sheffield team

Sheffield diver Richelle Houlden landed three gold medals at the Senet Cup, a renowned international competition in Eindhoven.

She won the 1 metre and 3 metre springboards and platform events.

The City of Sheffield Diving Club member was so dominant in the 1 metre event that she won by more than 46 points, achieving her highest score with a reverse 1½ somersault dive.

Her best dive in the 3 metre springboard event was an inward 1½ somersault which scored 44 points.

Jessica Vega also won gold, taking the 14/15 years platform competition.

Harrison Case produced the best performance among the boys. He took a silver medal in the 1 metre springboard event and won bronze medals on the 3 metre springboard and on platform.

His best dive was a reverse 2½ somersault on the 3 metre springboard which was awarded 63 points.

Harrison Hartley won a bronze medal in the 12/13 years 1 metre springboard event.

Oliver Hoban, Molly Bulmer, Frankie Curtis, Adam Charity, Isaac Trueman-Marsden and Joseph Pashley also produced good performances.

Assistant head Ccoach Nigel Mills said: “This was excellent international experience for our team of up and coming divers who produced some outstanding performances.”