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Incoming Diver Competes in World Cup Meet

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Incoming Diver Competes in World Cup Meet

FAYETTEVILLE – Incoming freshman diver Nicole Gillis has qualified for the 19th FINA Diving World Cup in Shanghai, China. The Meet is scheduled to take place from July 15-20.

Gillis quailified for her native country of South Africa by winning the South African nationals championship for Synchro. Gillis and her partner scored a 263.00 to exceed the qualifying mark of 249.50 and advance to the Diving World Cup. 
    
19th FINA Diving World Cup 2014 – Shanghai (CHN) – Official Page

Nicole Gillis Profile
Nicole Gillis attended Brescia House School in Gauteng, South Africa. She was a member of The Rippers club team, coached by Dominique Philippopoulos. At the 2013 FINA World Championships, Gillis placed 16th in synchronized diving, 25th on the 3-meter springboard and 35th on the 1-meter springboard. Gillis competed in group A of the 2013 South Africa National and Youth Championships, winning the 1-meter springboard and placing second on the 3-meter springboard and platform. Gillis also won the platform at the Women’s Open and took third place on the 1-meter and 3-meter springboards.



Sports Category : Swimming & Diving (W)