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Duque rolls back years with Cliff Diving victory

Sunday, July 09, 2017 - 01:22

Colombia's Orlando Duque rolls back years to win Cliff Diving competition and Adriana Jiminez jumps to victory in Portugal.

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VIDEO SHOWS: HIGHLIGHTS OF CLIFF DIVING WORLD SERIES COMPETITION IN SAO MIGUEL, PORTUGAL SHOWS: SAO MIGUEL, PORTUGAL (JULY 9, 2017) (QUATTRO MEDIA - EDITORIAL USE ONLY) 1. VIEW OF SAO MIGUEL 2. FEET WALKING ON STONES 3. VIEW OF DIVE 4. UNIDENTIFIED MALE DIVES 5. VARIOUS OF DIVE BY UNIDENTIFIED MALE 6. VARIOUS OF DIVE BY UNIDENTIFIED MALE 7. VARIOUS OF DIVE BY UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE 8. VIEW OF MEXICAN COMPETITIOR, ADRIANA JIMINEZ, PREPARING FOR DIVE 9. WIDE OF DIVE BY JIMINEZ 10. JIMINEZ UNDERWATER 11. JIMINEZ CELEBRATES 12. REPLAY OF JIMINEZ WINNING DIVE 13. JIMINEZ CELEBRATES ON PODIUM 14. DUQUE'S DIVE 15. REPLAY OF DUQUE DIVE 16. (FROM LEFT TO RIGHT) LOBUE, DUQUE AND HUNT ON PODIUM STORY: Colombia's Orlando Duque saw off the challenge of younger competitors to finish top of the podium for the first time in four years at the Cliff Diving World Series on Sunday (July 9). Duque, who won a world championship gold medal in 2013, powered himself to a 346.50 in Sao Miguel Island, Portugal, scoring ahead of U.S. diver Steven LoBue and Britain's Gary Hunt to recapture some of his old form. Mexico's Adriana Jiminez jumped to her first ever win in the women's competiton. Her dive scored 303.50 and left her ahead of Australia's Helena Merten in second and Anna Bader in third place. This round featured 22 athletes and was the season's only off-the-cliff competition, The next round in the calendar takes place in La Polignano a Mare, Italy in two weeks' time.

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Duque rolls back years with Cliff Diving victory

Sunday, July 09, 2017 - 01:22