The Russian Diving Federation confirmed the transfer of Povzner to the Canadian national team

The Russian Diving Federation confirmed the transfer of Povzner to the Canadian national team

Diver Viktor Povzner, who previously competed for the Russian national team, has changed his sporting citizenship and will represent Canada in international competitions.

Povzner, 22, is originally from Toronto. In 2018, as part of the Canadian team, he won gold at the World Junior Synchronized Ski Jumping Championships, after which he moved to Russia. In 2022, the athlete returned to Canada and won two gold medals at the 2023 national championship.

— We received notification on February 13, from February 14 he will be able to play for Canada. “He has not been a member of the Russian national team for a long time,” the press service of the Russian Diving Federation told .

Povzner’s profile on the World Aquatics website lists his Canadian sporting citizenship.

Source : MatchTV

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