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Canada's Abel, Heymans advance to diving semis

Canadians Jennifer Abel and Emilie Heymans qualified for the women's three-metre springboard semifinal Friday.
Canadian diver Jennifer Abel scored 344.15 to place fourth in the women's three-metre springboard and advance to Saturday's semifinals. (Sean Kilpatrick/Canadian Press)

Canadians Jennifer Abel and Emilie Heymans qualified for the women's three-metre springboard semifinal Friday in London.

Abel scored 344.15 to place fourth. Heymans finished sixth with a score of 337.20.

The Quebec divers won bronze in the three-metre synchro event last Sunday.

Minxia Wu of China led the preliminary round with a score of 387.95. The top 18 divers advanced.

The semifinal individual competition is Saturday.