Plymouth coach wins gold medal at European Masters

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Plymouth coach wins gold medal at European Masters

PLYMOUTH Diving coach Fito Gutierrez claimed his second gold medal of the European Masters Championships in London on Friday with victory in the men’s 45-49 one-metre event.

Mexican-born Gutierrez, competing for Great Britain, had won the platform event on Wednesday and had took silver in the three-metre final on Thursday.

He was dominant in Friday’s one-metre event, winning by 45 points.

Gutierrez scored 329.95 points, with Czech Republic’s Vjaceslav Jermasov second on 284.85 and Sweden’s Olle Strombeck, who won the three-metre title and came second in the platform, completing his medal set with bronze on 279.35 points.