Illya Kvasha won Diving World Series in Dubai
22 March 2013 Share
Illya Kvasha won Diving World Series in Dubai

In Dubai that hosted the FINA Diving World Series multi-champion of European Championships Ukrainian Illya Kvasha got gold medal in the finals of the men’s 3m springboard.

Our athlete beat the Olympic champion Illya Zakharov from Russia and bronze medalist of Olympic Games Chinese He Chong. Kvasha' total result is 493.40 points.

Kvasha, clearly delighted with his performance, said later: "Each dive wasn't perfect tonight, but they were good and Chong made more mistakes than me. We should remember the Chinese are human not machines and they can be beaten. I didn't think about beating him, just about making each dive and it worked".

Olena Fedorova finished on the third place in the women's 3m springboard.

President of National Olympic Committee of Ukraine Sergey Bubka congratulated athletes and coaches on the successful performance and he wished the new achievements.