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Vallee of Canada wins a silver medal on a 3-meter stepping stone and wins the second medal in the world

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Second placed Mia Vallee of Canada celebrates after the women's diving 3m springboard final at the 19th FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 2, 2022. The 21-year-old from Beaconsfield, Que., grabbed her second podium -- and the country's third at the event in diving -- with a silver in the women's three-metre springboard.
Canada's second-placed Mia Valley is a girl at the 19th FINA World Championships. Celebrate after the Diving 3m Springboard Final on Saturday, July 2, 2022 in Budapest, Hungary. A 21-year-old woman from Beacon's Field, Kenya, won a silver medal at the women's 3 meters and won her second podium. Springboard. Photo: Petr David Josek/Associated Press

Budapest, Hungary — Canada's Mia Valley added to medal Saturday Transport at the FINA World Championships.

A 21-year-old woman from Beacon's Field, Kenya, put silver on a woman's 3-meter stepping stone to win her second podium and her third diving event. I got the podium.

Valley finished with 329.00 points to win her second career medal in the world after winning her bronze medal on her Wednesday's 1-meter springboard.

She sat in fifth place after three dives on Saturday, but in her fourth effort before she climbed another place on her last attempt. I went up to 3rd place.

China's Yiwen Chen won the gold medal with 366.90 points, while country woman Yani Chang finished third with 325.85.

Valley entered the world with five career medals (one gold, one silver and three bronze) at her Grand Prix circuit.

Lyran Wiens of Pike Lake, Saskatchewan and Nathan Zonbol Murray of Montreal won the bronze medal at the Men's 10-meter Synchronized Event on Tuesday, winning Canada's first diving medal in these worlds. did.

Canada has now won 14 medals (3 gold, 5 silver, 6 bronze) after winning a national record of 11 in swimming last week.

The event in Hungary concludes Sunday.

This report by Canadian Press was first published on July 2, 2022.

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