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Pamela Ware and Jennifer Abel qualified for the women’s three-metre competition at the Tokyo Olympics while Cedric Fofana qualified in the men’s three-metre event Wednesday at the Canadian Olympic Diving Trials.

Canada’s Jennifer Abel, left, and Pamela Ware compete in the finals of the women’s 3-metre springboard synchronized diving competition at the Pan American Games in 2019. Each of the divers individually qualified for the women’s Olympic 3m event for Tokyo 2020. (Fernando Vergara/The Associated Press)

Pamela Ware and Jennifer Abel qualified for the women’s three-metre competition at the Tokyo Olympics while Cedric Fofana qualified in the men’s three-metre event Wednesday at the Canadian Olympic Diving Trials.

Ware, from Greenfield Park, Que., took gold in the final of the three-metre event at the trials with a score of 716.10 points. Abel, from Laval, Que., finished second at 700.65 to claim the other available Olympic spot.

Melissa Citrini-Beaulieu of Saint-Constant, Que., finished third with a score of 589.50.

Abel, who had previously qualified for the Games with Citrini-Beaulieu in the three-metre synchro event, is heading to her fourth Olympics. Abel and Emilie Heymans teamed up to win bronze in the 3m synchro at the 2012 London Games.

Ware made her Olympic debut at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, where she and Abel just missed the 3m synchro platform, finishing fourth.

The 17-year-old from Montreal will make his Olympic debut in Tokyo.

Francois Imbeau-Dulac of St-Lazare, Que., finished second with 819.90 points while Calgary’s Thomas Ciprick scored 782.55 for third.

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