Plymouth divers qualify for Rio Olympics

Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow in Rio for the FINA Diving World Cup. Credit: @britishswimming

Plymouth divers, European Gold medallist Sarah Barrow and 10m High Board Diver Tonia Couch, are both through to Women's 10m Synchro dive event at this year's Olympics.

Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow secured their places in Team GB after winning a bronze medal at the Diving World Cup today (19 February) in Rio.>They both had to finish in the top eight to qualify.

The duo have competed together for several years, coming fifth at the last Olympics in London, and taking European Gold in 2012.>Lots of fans have take to Twitter to wish them congratulations on the achievement.