Ottawa Citizen

Benfeito sixth on three-metre

DIVING

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Meaghan Benfeito of Montreal posted the best senior level internatio­nal result of her career on the three-metre springboar­d yesterday with a sixthplace finish on the fifth stop of the FINA Grand Prix diving circuit at Madrid, Spain. Zi He of China was first with 357.80 points, compatriot Ting Li was second at 346.65 and Olena Federova of Ukraine third at 319.30. Benfeito, 18, was sixth at 262.65. On men’s 10-metre tower, Riley McCormick of Victoria was ninth and Nicholas Leblanc of Montreal 11th in the preliminar­ies, both advancing to today’s semifinals.

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