Sunday, July 29, 2012

Canada wins diving bronze at London Olympics

LONDON - Her career was forged over more than two decades of training, of six-hour sessions, of 80 dives a day, five days a week. If Emilie Heymans decides to retire after the London Olympics, she's going out in fitting fashion.

The St. Lambert, Que., diver captured Canada's first medal of the Games with partner Jennifer Abel on Sunday, launching herself into the history books in the process.

The Canadians won bronze in the three-metre synchronized event, a result that makes Heymans the first female diver and first Canadian summer Olympian to reach the podium in four consecutive Olympic Games.

"I couldn't have ever imagined diving in four Games, or being in this position at 30," Heymans said.

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