Eden Cheng Wins Junior Europeans

Jul 2, 2017 | News

Eden Cheng (14), Wins Junior European Championships In Bergen, Norway.

Crystal Palace diver Eden Cheng put in a record breaking performance of 361.30 points to win by 20.35 pts over Ukraine’s Sofiia Lyskun (340.95) with third going to Russia’s Irina Astashkina in the girls under sixteen 10 metre platform event.

Chris Snode, President of Diving at Crystal Palace said, this has been a terrific week for out Team.  First we picked up a European Bronze with Louise Bradley (15) third on the 1 metre board earlier in the week and then Eden won the gold for Britain with her performance on the 10 metre, with that massive 20 point lead over the Russians and Ukrainians.

Eden Cheng’s win is the seventh Junior European Title won by divers talent tested and developed at Crystal Palace National Sports Centre in the last ten years. 

Congratulations to coach Lin Chen /& Chris Farrow and divers Eden Cheng & Louise Bradley on such outstanding Junior European performances!

1117 Days / Tokyo 2020 Olympics!