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World Aquatics Championships 2024: Great Britain's Yasmin Harper and Scarlett Mew Jensen win diving bronze

Yasmin Harper and Scarlett Mew Jensen diving for Great Britain
Harper and Mew Jensen's highest-scoring dive was 65.01 points in round four

Great Britain's Yasmin Harper and Scarlett Mew Jensen won diving bronze in the 3m synchronised event at the World Aquatics Championships in Doha.

The pair finished on 281.70 points to secure back-to-back podiums, having taken silver at last summer's World Championships in Fukuoka, Japan.

"We knew we were capable of it, but to have it actually happen, it's unreal really," Mew Jensen said.

Their bronze is Great Britain's eighth medal of the championships.

"We are both extremely proud of each other," Mew Jensen said. "Obviously, the ultimate goal is to be Olympic medallists, and doing what we did today has, in my mind anyway, just solidified that it is actually really possible. Not that I didn't think it before!"

The pair's silver medal in Fukuoka last year - their first major event together as a pair - had already secured Team GB's quota spot in the event at this summer's Paris Olympics.

Having posted solid scores in the required dives in the opening rounds, the British duo had to do a redive in round three after music interrupted their run down the springboards and the repeated dive scored 63.90 to keep them third.

"Honestly, I don't know about Scarlett, but my legs were shaking for that one," Harper said.

"We are super hopeful and I think we've put ourselves in a great position to go to Paris. It's on my mind all the time, I am really excited, looking forward to it, to see what the journey has for us."

Harper and Mew Jensen finished behind China's Chang Yani and Chen Yiwen (323.43) and Australia's Maddison Keeney and Anabelle Smith (300.45).

Earlier on day six, Ross Haslam made sure of Team GB's second Olympic quota spot in the men's 3m springboard event by booking a place in the event's final in Doha.

The final takes place later on Wednesday and, with three days of competition remaining, British Diving has already matched its biggest medal haul at a World Championships with six.