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Diving at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's 3 metre springboard

The men's 3 metre springboard diving competition at the 2012 Olympic Games in London was held on 6 and 7 August at the Aquatics Centre within the Olympic Park.

Men's 3 metre springboard
at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
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Venue Aquatics Centre
Date 6–7 August
Competitors 29 from 17 nations
Winning points 555.90
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Ilya Zakharov  Russia
2nd, silver medalist(s) Qin Kai  China
3rd, bronze medalist(s) He Chong  China
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Diving at the
2012 Summer Olympics

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3 m springboard   men   women
10 m platform   men   women
Synchronized
3 m springboard
  men   women
Synchronized
10 m platform
  men   women

Ilya Zakharov from Russia won the gold medal. China's Qin Kai took silver and He Chong won bronze.

Contents

FormatEdit

The competition was held in three rounds:

  • Preliminary round: All 29 divers perform six dives; the top 18 divers advance to the semi-final.
  • Semi-final: The 18 divers perform six dives; the scores of the qualifications are erased and the top 12 divers advance to the final.
  • Final: The 12 divers perform six dives; the semi-final scores are erased and the top three divers win the gold, silver and bronze medals accordingly.

ScheduleEdit

All times are British Summer Time (UTC+1)

Date Time Round
Monday 6 August 2012 19:00 Preliminary
Tuesday 7 August 2012 10:00
19:00
Semifinal
Final

ResultsEdit

Source: [1]

Green denotes finalists.

Rank Diver Preliminary Semifinal Final
Points Rank Points Rank Dive 1 Dive 2 Dive 3 Dive 4 Dive 5 Dive 6 Points
    Ilya Zakharov (RUS) 507.65 1 505.60 2 85.00 91.00 89.25 86.70 99.45 104.50 555.90
    Qin Kai (CHN) 451.60 11 500.35 3 81.00 86.70 96.25 91.80 96.90 89.10 541.75
    He Chong (CHN) 500.90 2 510.15 1 72.00 81.60 89.25 85.00 98.80 97.50 524.15
4   Patrick Hausding (GER) 477.15 4 485.55 6 76.50 75.95 87.75 76.50 94.50 94.35 505.55
5   Troy Dumais (USA) 486.60 3 490.55 5 83.70 84.15 76.50 81.60 88.40 88.40 498.35
6   Yahel Castillo (MEX) 475.25 5 499.65 4 86.70 85.00 95.00 89.25 72.00 64.75 492.70
7   Ethan Warren (AUS) 441.50 15 456.85 11 72.00 68.20 91.20 86.70 89.25 81.60 488.95
8   Illya Kvasha (UKR) 470.25 6 478.60 7 78.20 68.40 79.20 82.25 67.50 86.70 462.25
9   Chris Mears (GBR) 436.05 18 461.00 9 72.00 58.50 74.25 78.20 56.10 100.70 439.75
10   Yeoh Ken Nee (MAS) 452.60 10 441.65 12 79.05 78.20 49.50 79.20 76.50 75.00 437.45
11   Alexandre Despatie (CAN) 458.55 9 472.80 8 72.00 80.85 81.00 83.30 74.10 22.10 413.35
12   Javier Illana (ESP) 460.35 8 458.05 10 70.50 86.70 55.10 42.00 35.70 81.60 371.60
13   François Imbeau-Dulac (CAN) 449.30 12 440.20 13 Did not advance
14   Evgeny Kuznetsov (RUS) 440.95 16 437.70 14 Did not advance
15   Matthieu Rosset (FRA) 445.15 13 422.50 15 Did not advance
16   Oleksiy Pryhorov (UKR) 439.80 17 414.15 16 Did not advance
17   César Castro (BRA) 441.90 14 388.40 17 Did not advance
18   Chris Colwill (USA) 461.35 7 339.80 18 Did not advance
19   Huang Qiang (MAS) 433.85 19 Did not advance
20   Michele Benedetti (ITA) 433.05 20 Did not advance
21   Sebastian Villa (COL) 414.90 21 Did not advance
22   Damien Cely (FRA) 413.30 22 Did not advance
23   Daniel Islas Arroyo (MEX) 410.60 23 Did not advance
24   Tommaso Rinaldi (ITA) 400.00 24 Did not advance
25   Robert Páez (VEN) 382.60 25 Did not advance
26   Stefanos Paparounas (GRE) 366.10 26 Did not advance
27   Jack Laugher (GBR) 330.00 27 Did not advance
28   Edickson Contreras (VEN) 301.45 28 Did not advance
  Stephan Feck (GER) Did not finish*

*Stephan Feck, competing in his first Olympics, received a 0.0 on his second dive after he slipped on the board and landed on his back in the water.[2] He returned for his third dive but did not perform his fourth, fifth or sixth, thereby removing himself from the competition.

ReferencesEdit