Nine golds in Sheffield's 25-medal NE championships haul

A superb weekend of achievement at Ponds Forge saw Sheffield Diving win 25 medals, including nine golds, in the North East Regional Championships.

Friday, 17th March 2017, 4:00 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:06 am
Arthur Turner-Rowe, Declan Rogan and Noah Prasanto

Star performances came from Sephora Ford, Maisie Bond and Jack Burrows who all became double champions. Sephora won both the 1 metre and 3 metre springboard titles in the 14/15 years age group with Millie-Rose Hartley taking silver on 3 metre. In the 10/11 years age group, Maisie won gold in the 1 metre springboard and platform events where she was joined on the podium by Jenna Davison who picked up two silver medals.

In the boys, 10/11 Jack Burrows was the gold medallist in the platform and 1 metre springboard competitions with Oscar Wilcox taking silver on platform and bronze on springboard. In the boys 12/13 years 1 metre springboard event, Sheffield took a clean sweep of the medals. Declan Rogan was the champion with Noah Prasanto winning silver and Arthur Turner-Rowe bronze. Arthur won another bronze medal on platform.

Maisie Bond and Jenna Davison

Ross Haslam continued his excellent form in 2017 to win the men’s open 3 metre springboard event. Also on 3 metre, Bron Jenkinson produced a fine series of dives to win the boys 16+ years competition with Callum Bell taking the bronze medal.In the women’s open 3 metre synchro event, GB internationals Millie Fowler and Millie Haffety won the gold medal and then took silver and bronze medals respectively in the individual competition. Elliot Johnson was a double silver medallist in the boys 14/15 years 1 metre and 3 metre springboard events with Finlay Morris taking bronze on 1 metre.

Jack Burn and Oscar Wilcox
Maisie Bond and Jenna Davison
Jack Burn and Oscar Wilcox