Iiulia Prokopchuk secures first quota place for Rio Olympics

Rostock (LEN) – At the Arena European Championships Diving in Rostock, Ukraine secured the first quota place for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Thanks to her victory in the 10m platform, collecting a total of 327.50 points, Iiulia Prokopchuk earned a starting place for her nation in this event at the Olympics.

All winners in the individual 3m springboard and 10m platform events in Rostock will secure a quota place for their respective countries at the Olympic Summer Games next year. The remaining starting places will be determined at the upcoming World Championships in Kazan, Russia (July 24-August 9) as well as at the 2016 FINA World Cup in Rio de Janeiro (23-28 February). This also applies to the synchro events. The 1m springboard, however, is not on the program at the Olympic Games.