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Matthew Lee, Georgia Ward, Tom Daley and Tonia Couch Matty Lee and Georgia Ward won 10m mixed synchro silver, taking GB's total to a World Series best of six medals. Daley won Olympic bronze at the London Aquatics Centre in 2012, but had not secured a World Series title since April 2013. He failed finish on the podium at last year's event in London after struggling with his 'demon dive'. The 2009 world champion revealed to the BBC he was replacing it with a new 'firework' routine earlier this year. More medals for GB at World Series The 'forward 3.5 somersault with one twist' dive scored an impressive 99.00 as Daley dominated the final. "I knew I had this in the tank and that I could beat the Chinese," he told BBC Sport. "It [99.00] is the highest I've ever scored with a 'twister' routine in my life, so it's great for it finally to work in competition." Couch won synchronised 10m platform bronze alongside Sarah Barrow on Friday. She continued her impressive individual form by claiming the final podium place with a total of 357.80 from her five routines, with Canada's Roseline Filion (379.15) taking gold and China's Huixia Liu (378.70) silver. "To do it in front of a home crowd is just the best feeling ever," Couch told BBC Sport. "I don't know what to put the great form down to, but I'm working hard and I guess I have a lot of experience now so hopefully it can continue." Lee, Ward, Daley and Couch contributed to Britain's best ever performance at a World Series event Mixed synchronised competitions - featuring one male and one female - were only approved by the sport's international governing body, Fina, late last year.

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Boat capsized "She will be missed and forever in our hearts." Emergency services were called at 11:44 BST where they released the teenager before taking her to shore. Police divers were able to recover the boat The boat capsized in the harbour at Brixham Mark Criddle, coxswain of Torbay's RNLI lifeboat, said the speedboat was upside down with a girl trapped inside. "We located the girl and brought her onboard the lifeboat where she was immediately given first aid by a doctor and paramedic who were members of the lifeboat crew," he said. She was taken to Torbay Hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time after. The man and two girls, also from the Gloucester area, were taken to shore by two men on sea scooters before the lifeboat crew arrived. Emergency services were called at about 11:45 BST They suffered minor injuries and have since been discharged from hospital. The men, aged 18 and 50 and from the Worcester area, were also taken to hospital but later discharged. Specialist divers were able to remove the capsized boat from the water to help with the investigation.

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