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Jonathan Gisbert Schauer, the winner; Tomas Tamayo Meneses, siver medalist; Matej Neveskanin, bronze medalist.

Birthday medal and fourth Germany gold

New champions got crowned in the Boys B 1m springboard. In the absence of athletes from China and the United States, who led the last Junior World Diving Championships 2018, here in Kyiv LIKO sports center, representatives of European countries and South America fought for places on the podium.

German diver Jonathan Gisbert Schauer, yesterday’s triumphant in A/B Boys 3 m Synhro, today won the individual title with the day-high 67.20 points for Forward 2 ½ Somersaults 1 Twist with the overall 416.70. This is Germany’s fourth gold medal in this championship.

Jonathan Gisbert Schauer, the winner: “I am speechless, because it is my first Junior World Championship. Two finals and two golds! I even can not imagine that I will be the two-time world champion. The most difficult dive was 5152 B, because I have learned it just 2 weeks ago. Since I was 5 years old I have been doing diving and now I am very happy to see the result.”

Colombian Tomas Tamayo Meneses won silver on 413.15 points.

Tomas Tamayo Meneses, siver medalist: “Competitions were very difficult, very strong opponents. I coped with my goal and represented my country with dignity and this one was an honor for me. I have been diving for over 5 years and I am delighted with this success.”

Matej Neveskanin, Croatia, made himself a wonderful gift for his 15th birthday – bronze of the junior world championship. Best award 8.14 and 403.05 points – a reason to celebrate!

Matej Neveskanin, bronze medalist: “This is the best gift I have ever imagined for my birthday! The open dive 303 B was the most difficult for me. And then everything went like clockwork. I also felt the support of my team. The guys cheered for me in the tribunes, I heard that. Thank them for that, they are the best! ”

Russian Sergei Trifonov was very close to the podium, he lacked 1. 2 points to bronze.

Ukrainian Vladyslav Klimko finished the competition in 5th place.

Russian Nikita Zhukov showcased a steady list with strong dives of 3.0 – 3.1 C and 3.0 D.

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