PLYMOUTH Diving hosted their four day diving competition last weekend attracting teams from across the country, including Sheffield, Edinburgh, Leeds, Bradford, Luton, Cambridge and London.

Young Tavistock diver Ben Bluett entered individually on three boards (1m and 3m springboard and the 5m platform) in the 8-11yr boys category.

Having only celebrated his ninth birthday the week before certainly rose to the challenge coming in 14th place in each event, making personal bests in both the 3m and 1m events.

Ben also entered the boys age 13 and under syncro event for a bit of fun. along with his partner Tommy Davis from Plymstock. The boys put in a lot of training effort and they were rewarded for their hard work and scooped the trophy for bronze position.