Diver Jennifer Abel becomes most decorated Canadian athlete at world aquatics
Canada collected a silver medal at the world aquatics championships on Monday as Jennifer Abel and Mélissa Citrini-Beaulieu, finished second in the women's three-metre synchronized event.
The Canadians completed the event with 311.10 points, 30.90 behind gold medallist Han Wang and Shi Tingmao of China.
Mexico's Melany Hernandez Torress and Paola Espinosa Sanchez (294.90) took home the bronze medal.
Abel, of Laval, Que., earned her ninth career world aquatics medal, surpassing retired diver Alex Despatie and swimmer Ryan Cochrane for the most medals ever won by a Canadian at the biennial meet.
Abel and Citrini-Beaulieu, of Saint-Constant, Que., have been a stead force of the World Diving Series this season, earning two silver medals along with a bronze.
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It's also Canada's second medal at this year's edition of worlds, after Eric Hedlin's bronze-medal effort in the men's five-kilometre open water competition.