Grace Reid has been selected to compete at the 2017 FINA/NVC Diving World Series.

The competition, which begins in China on March 3, is the first international test for the teams since the Olympics.

Reid, who finished eighth in the 3m springboard in Rio, revealed recently Tom Daley has been making secret trips to Edinburgh to boost their chances of making a splash in 2017.

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She is among eight divers named to compete at the 2017 FINA/NVC Diving World Series.

Reid will contest the medals in both the individual and synchro with new partner Katherine Torrance.

National Performance Director Alexei Evangulov commented: “The World Series is going to be a good test for our athletes to return to international competition for the first time since the Olympic Games. It also gives the divers the platform on which to return to peak fitness sooner, facing tough international competition and be ready to challenge for podium positions in the summer.

“It will provide us with an opportunity from a strategic point of view to identify who our main competition will be, come the FINA World Championships in Budapest later this year.

“The team selected features a mixture of new and experienced World Series competitors and we hope to use the opening legs in China and Russia to build a strong foundation at the start of the Tokyo cycle.”