Luton Challenge 2015

Luton Challenge 2015
A team of 12 divers from Southampton Diving Academy travelled to Luton to take part in the 28th Luton Challenge. The trip, for many of the divers, was their first time competing at Luton challenge and was an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience of competing at the next level of diving.
Southampton Diving academy was one of twelve teams competing from all over the country. In this event the top 6 divers are awarded medals.
In the girls 11 and under age group SDA’s Dulcie Wilson returned with a hatrick of medals, after securing her place in each final she then improved on her placings to win bronze medals in all three events. Team mate Collette Guyett-Smith also impressed in the same age group by reaching the finals and join Dulcie on the podium to receive two fourth place and a 5th place medal.
The SDA girls in the 12/13 years also took positions on the podium. In the 3m springboard event Evelyna Johnson won silver in the finals and team mate Tia Pritchard took 6th place. The medals continued to flow for Evelyna, achieving 4th in her platform event. Tia only just missed out by 2 points on a 2nd medal when she came 7th on the 1m springboard.
Other medal success came in the Men’s 16+ years 1m with Elliott Moorehouse coming 4th in the prelims and 5th in the final.
Many of the divers who took part in this weekend of diving achieved personal best scores.
Full Results
Girls 11 & under 1m Springboard – Prelim
Collette Guyett-Smith 3rd, Dulcie Wilson 4th
Girls 11 & under 1m Springboard – Final
Dulcie Wilson 3rd, Collette Guyett-Smith 5th
Boys 11 & Under 1m Springboard – Prelim
Bryn James 8th
Girls 12/13 1m Springboard – Prelim
Tia Pritchard 7th, Maya Kutty 12th, Evelyna Johnson 13th, Sofia Sathio 16th, Astrid Davis 17th
Boys 12/13 1m Springboard – Prelim
Alex Walton 11th, Ashley Burnard 13th
Girls 14/15 1m Springboard – Prelim
Serena Torpey 10th
Men’s 16yrs & over 1m Springboard – Prelim
Elliott Moorhouse 4th
Men’s 16 yrs. & over Springboard – Final
Elliott Moorhouse 5th
Girls 11 & Under 3m Springboard – Prelim
Collette Guyett-Smith 3rd, Dulcie Wilson 4th,
Girls 11 & under 3m Springboard – Final
Dulcie Wilson 3rd, Collette Guyett-Smith 4th
Boys 11 & Under 3m Springboard – Prelim
Bryn James 9th
Girls 12/13 3m Springboard – Prelim
Evelyna Johnson 3rd, Tia Pritchard 6th, Maya Kutty 12th, Sofia Sathio 15th, Astrid Davis 16th
Girls 12/13 3m Springboard – Final
Evelyna Johnson 2nd, Tia Pritchard 6th
Boys 12/13 3m Springboard – Prelim
Ashley Burnard 15th, Alex Walton 16th
Men’s 16 yrs. & over 3m Springboard– Prelim
Elliott Moorhouse 8th
Girls 11 yrs & under Platform – Prelim
Dulcie Wilson 3rd, Collette Guyett-Smith 4th
Girls 11 yrs & under Platform – Final
Dulcie Wilson 3rd, Collette Guyett-Smith 4th
Girls 12/13 yrs Platform – Prelim
Evelyna Johnson 4th, Tia Pritchard 9th, Astrid Davis 11th, Maya Kutty 14th, Sofia Sathio 15th
Girls 12/13 yrs Platform – Final
Evelyna Johnson 4th
Boys 12/13 yrs Platform – Prelim
Ashley Burnard 12th, Alex Walton 14th