HATTIE & SCHMIDT WIN BRONZE IN
April 26, 2013
DRESDEN, Germany – Courtney Hattie and Emily Schmidt of Victoria won the
bronze medal in the open women’s three-metre synchro event on Friday at
the International Youth Diving Meet.
It was Canada’s second
bronze at the age group competition which features many of the top
junior divers in the world.
Christina Wassen and
Elena Wassen of Germany took the three-metre synchro gold with 281.07
points, their compatriots Friederike Freyer and Tina Punzel were second
at 264.27 and Hattie and Schmidt, competing together for the first time,
“We had a lot of fun and
we won the medal as a team,” said Hattie, two years older than her
partner. “All our dives were quite consistent.”
The pair faced some
challenges trying to prepare for this competition.