Skip to Content.Skip to Navigation.
Daily Summaries: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11
Aquatics Sport Logo

Tourky stands her ground

23 Mar 06 11:44
Australia's Loudy Tourky departs the 10m Platform. 

Australia's Loudy Tourky departs the 10m Platform.

Australia’s Loudy Tourky has won gold in the Women’s 10m Platform, ahead of teammate Chantelle Newbury and Canada's Emilie Heymans.

Tourky recorded a wining score of 737.75 points, while Newbery's 733.55 was enough for silver. Heymans picked up bronze with 733.50 points.

Tourky won gold in the 10m Platform at Manchester and bronze in the same event in Athens.

"I was quite disappointed at the start but it got better," explained Tourky. "By the last dive I knew Chantelle could do it and I knew I could do it too. I can't believe I won.

"I misjudged one dive. It's the most frustrating thing in the world. I just had to keep my head together and do it. Chantelle is an amazing diver. I saw her dive on replay but I knew I could match it.”

Former world champion, Heymans managed to pull together after a shaky dive in an earlier round when she hit the water at an angle.

"I'm a little disappointed, especially on the second dive, it really killed me. It was a good competition, really close," said Heymans.

In the 10m Platform event, Heymans was fourth at Athens, won silver at Manchester and was fifth at the Sydney Olympics. She began her career as a gymnast and started diving at the age of 11.

For more results, visit the Aquatics Diving Schedule and Results section of this Website.

This Website is closed and for reference purposes only. To guarantee the stability of Games data, all external links are being removed.

See you at Delhi 2010
Fireworks at the MCG at the closing of Melbourne 2006.
After eleven fun packed days, Melbourne 2006 is now over and all thoughts turn to the next Games - Delhi 2010. Nameste! See you in Delhi 2010! Swagatam!
Revisit the Incredible India Closing Ceremony gallery.
Experience Melbourne
Experience Melbourne.
Events, arts, food and wine... there's more to Melbourne than meets the eye.
Find out more about Melbourne.
View great merchandise in the Online Shop.
Wear, swap, give and live to be part of the Commonwealth Games.
See great gifts in our Online Shop.
Navigation Menu
Karak's footprints
Boxing information