Defending world champion Jian Yang had to rally from seventh place after botching a triple twisting forward 2½ in the third round.
Diving Australia has pulled out of the last Olympic diving qualifying event, but have expressed confidence in Australia’s ability to vaccinate athletes before the Olympic Games.
The FINA World Championships kick off on tomorrow. Australian Olympic diver Melissa Wu is set to take on her sixth World Championships in Gwangju.
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The FINA/CNSG Diving World Series 2019 concluded on Sunday May 19 in London, Great Britain, as national heroes Jack Laugher, Thomas Daley, Matthew Lee, Daniel Goodfellow, Eden Cheng, Lois Toulson and Grace Reid clinched three gold, one silver and two bronze medals on offer to join Team China and Australia at the top of the chart.
Team China excelled at the second meet of the FINA/CNSG Diving World Series 2019 in Beijing (CHN) which was staged at the Olympic venue, the Water Cube, from Thursday March 7-Saturday March 9, winning all 10 gold medals.
Team USA returned to competition Thursday morning to compete in the 3-meter synchro finals, as Maria Coburn and Krysta Palmer placed seventh in the women’s event, while Mark Anderson and Tyler Downs were sixth on the men’s side.
Competition continued for Team USA at the FINA Diving World Series 2019 – Sagamihara as Maria Coburn and Tarrin Gilliland placed eighth in the women’s 3-meter synchro, while Mark Anderson and Tyler Downs finished seventh in the men’s 3-meter synchro.
The 2019 FINA/CNSG Diving World Series, a competition exclusively open to the world’s diving elite, with numerous World and Olympic champions taking part, will kick-off tomorrow in Sagamihara (JPN, March 1-3).
The home divers stole the gold in the men’s 3m springboard with Kevin Chavez (429.45), in the women’s 10m platform with Emily Boyd, in the women’s 3m synchro with Georgia Shehan / Esther Qin and in the mixed 3m with Anabelle Smith / Domonic Bedgood.