Fil-Am diver Ariana Drake finishes fourth in SEAG debut

Fil-American diver Ariana Drake fell short of giving the country its first medal at the 31st Southeast Asian Games Sunday after finishing fourth in the women’s 1-meter springboard at the My Dinh Water Sports Palace in Vietnam.

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Drake, 17, tallied 207.15 points to finish behind eventual champion Nur Dhabitah Bte Sabri of Malaysia, who posted 290.45 points for the gold medal.

Malaysia actually made a 1-2 finish with Nur’s teammate Kimblery Bong Qian Pin clinching the silver with 230.00 points.

Vietnam’s Ngo Phuong Mai bagged the bronze with 224.00 points.

Drake, a California native, resumes her medal hunt in the women’s 3M springboard on Tuesday.