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Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow book GB’s place in Rio

 

Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow book GB\'s place in Rio Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow secured Great Britain a place in the women’s 10m synchro for this summer’s Olympic Games.

The pair claimed bronze in the final of the event at the Diving World Cup in Rio and with it the team’s sixth berth for this summer’s games.

Couch and Barrow qualified for the final in seventh place and scored 308.82 points to put them third behind China (344.04) and Malaysia (318.90).

The pair finished fifth at the London 2012 Olympics and won Commonwealth silver for England at Glasgow 2014.

World bronze medallists Chris Mears and Jack Laugher finished in fourth place in the Men’s 3m Synchro with a score of 400.32.

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