Aug 16, · USA / Canada Women`s 4Xm relay Semi final 2 (entire) - Track & Field IAAF - pan am games toronto - Duration: Summer sports , views. Alexandre followed up on that performance by winning the 1m springboard, with a world record score of His victory meant that he had won FINA World Titles on both springboard and platform. Despatie successfully defended his three-metre springboard title at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, winning again a gold medal. Canada Summer Games in Brandon, Manitoba Competed for Team Quebec - Diving. Results: 1m - 7th place 3m - 8th place; 10m Platform - Silver In , at the age of 13, he captured the hearts of Canadians when he won the gold medal on tower at the Commonwealth Games. Diving career. Despatie began diving at the age of 5 in his own backyard pool. He first came to public attention at the Commonwealth Games with an extremely impressive gold medal on the 10 metre platform (which included an unprecedented score of perfect 10s). He was only 13 years old at the time, and the achievement was recorded in the Guinness Book Of World Records Ato Jabari Boldon OLY (born 30 December ) is a former athlete from Trinidad and Tobago and four-time Olympic medal winner. He holds the Trinidad and Tobago national record in the 50, 60 and metres events with times of , and seconds respectively, and also the Commonwealth Games record in the m. He also held the m national record at s, having run it four times College team: UCLA. Aug 01, · At age two or three, Alexandre Despatie wanted to dive. It wasn’t long after that, his mother said, he wanted to play “Olympics.” At age 13, the Laval, Quebec, diver became a media sensation winning a gold medal in the Commonwealth Games earning him a place in the Guinness Book of World Records. Canadian diver Alexandre Despatie won his seventh Commonwealth Games title by taking the one-metre springboard in Delhi, while Jennifer Abel and Emilie Heymans teamed up to win gold in the women's. Alexandre Despatie of Canada competes in the semifinals of men's platform diving Sept. 20, , at the 16th Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur.
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Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia. The following year saw Boldon reaching the peak of his career, setting a new personal best and national record of 9. Medal record. He played a diver in the teen comedy A Vos Marques! Beijing Chaoyang Park. Commonwealth Diving Champions in Men's 1 metre Springboard.
Despatie played a small but important part of a diver who is the friend and confidant of a young female swimmer. Men's diving Olympic Games Athens 3 m springboard Beijing 3 m springboard World Championships Barcelona 10 m platform Montreal 3 m springboard Montreal 1 m springboard Fukuoka 10 m platform Melbourne 3 m springboard Melbourne Springboard synchro Rome Springboard synchro Rome 3 m springboard Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur 10 m platform Manchester 3 m springboard Manchester 1 m springboard Melbourne Springboard synchro Melbourne 3 m springboard Melbourne 1 m springboard New Delhi 1 m springboard New Delhi 3 m springboard New Delhi Springboard synchro Manchester 10 m platform Melbourne 10 m platform Pan American Games S. Men's m Best Year Performance — That accident left Boldon with a serious hip injury, and he was a shadow of his former self as a sprinter. The men's 3 metre springboard competition of the diving events at the Pan American Games will be held on October 27 at the Scotiabank Aquatics Center. At the Olympic games in Sydney in , with a 4th-place finish at the metre platform , he was offered the chance to compete in the springboard event in those Games as well, when one of the Canadian divers had to withdraw from the meet due to complications with his citizenship, but declined because he had not been training for that event.