Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow win diving World Series bronze

Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow
Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow won silver at the Commonwealth Games in 2014

Great Britain's Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow secured bronze on day one of diving's World Series in Kazan, Russia.

The pair finished with a score of 312.54 points from five dives in the 10m platform synchro women's event.

It was their first podium finish of the series, having previously claimed fifth and sixth place in China and Dubai.

Plymouth-born Couch, 25, said on Twitter on Friday: "Our hard work finally paid off! Happy with our bronze World Series medal."

Speaking to the British Swimming website, Barrow, 26, added: "After the disappointment of China and Dubai, Tonia and I really put the work in back home and at the training camp.

"Plus, with the patience, help and support of our coach Andy [Banks], we came into the competition feeling a lot more confident."

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