Hunt, the 2015 World Champ, scored perfect 10s from five of seven judges on his final dive to move from third to first, erasing a 27-point lead.
Australia’s Rhiannan Iffland needed a massive 98-point final dive to complete a furious comeback and win her second-straight high diving gold by just .15.
NC State has hired Olivia Ball, who was a first team All-America honoree on the one-meter at Georgia, as graduate assistant diving coach.
With two of four rounds of the high diving competition in the books, American Steve LoBue and Mexico’s Adriana Jimenez are the early leaders.
China won 12 out of 13 medals in diving at the 2019 World Championships – 50% more than they won in the last edition in 2019.
Kris Jorgensen, the former University of South Dakota diving coach, has been tapped to lead Northwestern University’s diving team.
Xie Siyi won his second gold medal of the 2019 World Championships and his fourth gold medal overall as China went 1-2 in men’s 3-meter.
China remained perfect at the 2019 World Championships in diving, with a pair of 13-year-old competitors taking gold and silver on women’s 10-meter.
China won its eighth diving gold medal of the 2019 World Championships, staying perfect with just five diving events remaining.
Delaney Schnell and Olympian Amy Magaña qualified for the women’s 10-meter finals at World Championships after placing eighth and 12th in the semifinals.
With two more gold medals on Monday, China remains a perfect 7-for-7 in diving events at the 2019 World Championships – and the meet is already half-over.
China is a perfect 5-for-5 in diving gold medals so far, almost matching their total of 8 from the 2017 World Championships already.
Sarah Sjostrom’s 3 gold, 1 silver medal performance at the 2017 World Championships earned her $75,000 in prize money individually.
American diver Sarah Bacon (right) did something on Saturday that no American has done in 28 years: won a FINA World Championship medal in the women’s 1-meter