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Result: Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix finishes fourth at Diving World Cup

The 17-year-old secured her place at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday.

Britain's Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix, daughter of TV personality Fred Sirieix, came agonisingly close to claiming a medal in the women's 10m platform event at the FINA Diving World Cup in Tokyo on Wednesday.

The 17-year-old, whose father is a French maître d'hotel best known for appearing on Channel Four's First Dates, missed out on a bronze medal by just 4.65 points in the Japanese capital.

Spendolini-Sirieix had already secured her place in the Tokyo Olympics via Tuesday's preliminaries and qualified second for the final with an assured display in the semi-finals.

After a slightly disappointing opening dive in the final, Spendolini-Sireix bounced back superbly and earned her highest tally of the day, 73.60 points, with a back 2 1/2 somersaults 1 1/2 twists pike with her final dive.

However, Canada's Caeli McKay was awarded 81.60 for her final dive to snatch the bronze medal at the death.

Spendolini-Sirieix won gold in the women's 10m platform at the British Diving Championships in January 2020 and claimed her first international title at the FINA Grand Prix in Rostock the following month.

She was named BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year in December 2020, beating off tough competition from the likes of England footballer Jude Bellingham.

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Saturday's key events


TRIATHLON
· After silvers in both the men's and women's events, Team GB will be fancied to get on the podium again in the mixed relay (11.30pm-1am)

SWIMMING
· Touted as Michael Phelps's successor, Caeleb Dressel already has two gold medals from these Games and he will be going for a third in the men's 50m butterfly final (2.30am)
· It is Katie Ledecky vs. Ariarne Titmus III in the women's 800m freestyle final, with Ledecky entering as firm favourite (2.46am)
· Great Britain will be heavily fancied to add another gold medal to their swimming haul, having produced by far the fastest qualifying time for the mixed 4x100m medley relay final (3.43am)

ATHLETICS
· Dina Asher-Smith is one of three British women in the 100m semi-finals (3.01am-3.20am), and will hope to challenge for a medal in what is likely to be a star-studded final (1.50pm)
· The inaugural Olympic 4x400m mixed relay event concludes with Great Britain one of the eight finalists going for gold (1.35pm)

RUGBY SEVENS
· Team GB's dreams of an unlikely gold are still alive in the women's event as they face France in their semi-final (3.30am). The winners will face either New Zealand or Fiji in the gold medal match later in the day (10am)

SAILING
· Gold medals are up for grabs in the windsurfer - RS:X finals. Emma Wilson participates for Team GB in the women's final (6.33am), while Tom Squires is in action in the men's (7.33am)

TENNIS
· Following his shock semi-final defeat, ending his hopes of a Golden Slam in 2021, Novak Djokovic battles for bronze against Pablo Carreno Busta (7am)
· The women's singles event reaches its conclusion with the gold medal match between Belinda Bencic and Marketa Vondrousova

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