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Olympic Diver Meaghan Benfeito
Divers Roseline Filion and Meaghan Benfeito

Divers Roseline Filion and Meaghan Benfeito

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2008 Beijing Olympics - Results
Women's 10m Synchronized Platform Diving: 7th place

Born
March 2, 1989

Birthplace
Montreal, Quebec

Residence
Montreal, Quebec

Did You Know?
With medals from international competitions in both the 10m platform and the 3m springboard in synchronized diving, Meaghan Benfeito and her partner and close friend, Roseline Filion, squeezed their way onto the Beijing Summer Olympic team with dives strong enough at the Canadian trials to top Emilie Heymans and Marie-Eve Marleau, a team ranked second worldwide, a team they'd never beaten before.

Career Highlights in 2008
German Grand Prix: silver, 10m synchro (with Roseline Filion)
Maple Leaf Simply Fresh Canada Cup: bronze, 3m synchro (with Jennifer Abel)
Russian Grand Prix: bronze, 10m synchro (with Roseline Filion)
Winter Senior National Championships: gold; 3m synchro (with Jennifer Abel); silver, 10m synchro (with Roseline Filion)

Career Highlights in 2007
Pan Am Junior Championships: gold, 10m synchro (with Roseline Filion) and 3m synchro; bronze, 3m
Pan American Games: bronze, 3m synchro (with Kelly MacDonald)
Speedo Junior National Championships: gold, 1m; gold, 3m; gold, 10m
Canada Cup: silver, 3m ( with Jennifer Abel); silver, 10m synchro(with Roseline Filion)

Career Highlights in 2006
FINA World Junior Championships: bronze, 10m
FINA World Cup: bronze, 10m synchro(with Roseline Filion)
Canada Cup: silver, 10m synchro (with Roseline Filion)
Commonwealth Games: 10m synchro (with Roseline Filion)

Career Highlights in 2005
FINA World Aquatic Championships: bronze, 10m synchro (with Roseline Filion)
FINA Grand Prix Super Final: silver, 10m synchro (with Roseline Filion)

Sources
Diving Plongeon Canada
Toronto Star
CBC Olympics

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