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Sarah Bacon Wins a Pair of Silver Medals at Diving World Cup in Montreal

Sarah Bacon (Indianapolis, Ind./Minneapolis, Minn.) won a pair of silver medals to lead the U.S. at a World Aquatics Diving World Cup meet in Montreal from February 29-March 3.

Bacon finished second in the individual 3-meter final on Saturday and then added a second silver medal when she and Kassidy Cook (The Woodlands, Texas/Minneapolis, Minn.) took second in Sunday’s synchronized 3-meter event.

Cook and Bacon scored 312.60 points in the 3-meter synchro final to finish second to the Chinese duo of Chen Yiwen and Chang Yani, who took gold at 329.40. Australia’s Maddison Keeney and Annabelle Smith scored 297.60 for bronze. Cook and Bacon were in second place the entire contest and scored 70 or higher on each of their last two dives, including 74.40 points on their front 3 ½ somersaults pike in round four.

Bacon finished between the two Chinese divers in the individual 3-meter event. Chen scored 395.60 for gold, with Bacon taking second at 356.40. Chang rounded out the medalists with 344.40 points for bronze. Bacon scored no lower than 67.50 points and picked up 70 points or more on four of her five dives, again highlighted by 74.40 points on her front 3 ½ somersaults pike.

Sarah Bacon won the individual 3-meter silver at the World Aquatics World Cup in Montreal (Photo by Getty Images)

Brandon Loschiavo (Huntington Beach, Calif./West Lafayette, Ind.) also advanced to an individual final and finished ninth with 452.15 points in the men’s 10-meter event.

Zach Cooper (Greenwood, Ind./Miami, Fla.) and Max Flory (Fairfax, Va./Miami, Fla.) scored 366.45 points to place seventh in men’s synchronized 10-meter. Anna Lemkin (Woodside, Calif./Mission Viejo, Calif.) and Kaylee Bishop (Boca Raton, Fla.) were eighth with 248.94 points in women’ s synchronized 10-meter, and Tyler Downs (Ballwin, Mo./Carmel, Ind.) and Greg Duncan (Oakton, Va./West Lafayette, Ind.) were ninth with 338.97 points in men’s synchronized 3-meter.

Cooper and Downs also competed individually, with Cooper scoring 385.90 points for 15th in the men’s 10-meter preliminaries and Downs placing 18th with 352.10 points in the men’s 3-meter preliminaries.

Cook, Downs, Flory and Lemkin paired up to finish fourth with 397.05 points in the mixed 3-meter and 10-meter team event.

China won gold in all nine events.

The next stop on the World Aquatics Diving World Cup circuit is set for March 21-24 in Berlin.

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