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Jette Muller wins second gold on the springboard and dreams of third in synchro

Germany continues to harvest medals! The fifth medal for her country brought Jette Muller. Yesterday’s winner of A Girls 1 meter today took the gold in 3-meter springboard. She took the lead after the second dive Reverse 2 ½ somersaults and did not leave her opponents any chance with 438.90 points. 

Jette Muller, the winner: ”I am really happy with my performance and I hope I will stand here after synchro final too.1 meter was easy because I could do there more twists. It is easier to control your dive. Today most difficult for me was Inward 2 ½ somersaults. I want to say that this pool brings me luck. Before that, I was in Kуiv three times. Actually, it is my second home. ”

Elizaveta Kuzina from Russia was the second in Preliminary and kept this position in the final. She lacked 1.6 points to gold. 

Elizaveta Kuzina, silver medalist:” “This is my first award at the World Cup, although I could have performed better, I missed the last dive. It was hard to dive in the morning, but in the evening I dived and everything was fine. So overall I’m happy. I like everything here, very good conditions: food, accommodation, the pool itself – all at the highest level. “”

Chiara Pellacani became bronze medalist with 425.00. 

Chiara Pellacani, bronze medalist: ”A medal is always a medal. I am satisfied with this result, although I could have dived better. I must say, I had very strong rivals. ”

Three of the 12 participants of the Girls 3 m springboard final took part in the same final at the previous Junior World Diving Championship 2018 in Kyiv. The closest to the medal then was Yuliana Klueva (Russia), who took 4th place. Today she repeated her result. 

Steffanie Madrigal of Colombia, Emilia Nilsson Garip of Sweden and Ukrainian Anna Arnautova ranked 5 to 7, scoring within 6 points interval.

Competition Day 5 will be hot tomorrow. Launching on a very busy schedule will be two prelims in the morning session, followed in the afternoon by a highly spectacular Girls A/B synchro platform final passing the baton to the two Boys portions – in 1m A and 10m B platform.

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