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Joshua, Year 3


Joshua is part of the Barnet Copthall Diving Squad. He’s been with this team for over a year and he trains with other divers three times a week.


The Barnet team is part of the Bill Johnston diving league where the team compete against other London diving teams from Amersham, Walthamstow, Wandsworth, Haringey and Stratford.  The Barnet Copthall team won the overall league for 2018 and they were given a big trophy for their achievement. 


Joshua has participated in 4 events over the past 6 months in the boys 8-9 age category.  Joshua has won 3 gold medals and a bronze medal in these events.  One of the gold medal was also the Middlesex county championship so Joshua is the county under 8/9 champion.


In March 2019, Joshua competed in his first national Event outside London.  This was a Great Britain Diving Championships held in Cheltenham where teams from London, Wales, Cheltenham and Manchester competed.  Joshua won the boys 8/9 under gold medal!