Second medal for Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix with silver next to Eden Cheng


Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix took her second Commonwealth Games medal in Birmingham on Saturday night in the women’s 10m synchronized platform competition.

The 17-year-old secured first place on the podium with the win on the women’s individual 10m platform on Thursday and claimed silver alongside Eden Cheng in the synchronized event.

Spendolini-Sirieix is ​​the daughter of First Dates star Fred Sirieix, who was also at the Aquatics Center in Sandwell earlier this week to witness her winning gold.

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Sirieix said he is taking his daughter to New York next month in what may now be a celebration of her 18th birthday and the success of the Commonwealth Games.

Spendolini-Sirieix and Cheng tried their best to hold out, scoring 76.80 on their final dive with a two and a half back somersault and a one and a half twist pike.

Their total score was 298.86, trailing Australian Charli Petrov and Melissa Wu in first place with 306.

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Robyn Birch and Emily Martin took bronze for England with a score of 287.88.


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