Windle, whose father adopted him from Cambodia when he was 2, is an NCAA diver for the University of Texas. His total for his six dives within the semifinals, 409.80, was nearly 20 points above he compiled within the qualifying round. Loschiavo, who graduated from Purdue University this might, is that the defending NCAA champion in men’s platform. He finished 10th within the semifinal despite handling patellar tendinitis in both knees.
China’s divers were the highest two scorers within the semifinals. Cao Yuan leads with a whopping 513.70 points. He won silver within the men’s synchronized 10m platform together with his partner, Chen Aisen. The individual platform is that the only men’s diving during which Cao, a three-time Olympian, has not won a medal. Yang Jian, in second place, maybe a first-time Olympian and therefore the reigning world champion.
Aleksandr Bondar of the Russian Olympic Committee had the third-best score within the semifinals, followed by Daley, who recovered from a poor dive in Round 3 and finished with one among the very best many the night in his final dive.