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Meaghan Benfeito

Meaghan Benfeito
  • Born: 03/02/1989
  • Age: 25
  • Height: 155cm
  • Weight: 50kg
  • Birthplace: Montréal, QC

Meaghan BenfeitoMeaghan Benfeito returned to the Olympic Games for the second time in her career in 2012 and competed in the women’s 10m synchro event with partner Roseline Filion to capture the bronze medal. She also competed in the women’s 10m individual event and finished in 11th place.

Benfeito took silver in the 10m synchro event at the 2012 FINA World Cup. In 2011, she competed at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara and won a silver with Filion in 10m synchro and an individual bronze on the 10m platform. At the FINA World Cup in 2010 the duo of Benfeito and Filion won bronze in the 10m synchro event.

In 2009, Benfeito just missed out on a podium finish at the FINA World Championships with a fourth in the 10m platform and the 10m synchro events. She made her Olympic Games debut in 2008 in Beijing and finished seventh in 10m synchro with partner Filion. In 2007, Benfeito won bronze in the 3m synchro event with partner Kelly MacDonald and won a bronze with Filion at the 2006 World Cup in 10m synchro.

In her hometown of Montreal in 2005, Benfeito earned a bronze medal at the World Championships in the 10m synchro with Filion.

Career Highlights

- 2012 Olympic bronze medallist – 10m synchro (partner: Roseline Filion)
– 2013 World Championship silver medallist – 10m synchro (partner: Roseline Filion)
– 2005 World Championship bronze medallist – 10m synchro (partner: Roseline Filion)
– 2012 FINA World Cup silver medallist – 10m synchro (partner: Roseline Filion)
– 2010 FINA World Cup bronze medallist – 10m synchro (partner: Roseline Filion)
– 2006 FINA World Cup bronze medallist – 10m synchro (partner: Roseline Filion)
– 2011 Pan American Games silver medallist – 10m synchro (partner: Roseline Filion)
– 2011 Pan American Games bronze medallist – 10m
– 2006 Commonwealth Games bronze medallist – 10m synchro (partner: Roseline Filion)

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2008 BeijingOlympic Summer GamesAquatics - DivingSynchronized Platform 10m - Women - 7
2012 LondonOlympic Summer GamesAquatics - DivingPlatform 10m - Women - 11
2012 LondonOlympic Summer GamesAquatics - DivingSynchronized Platform 10m - Women - Bronze
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