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

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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

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.

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

Format[edit]

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.

Schedule[edit]

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

Results[edit]

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
1st, gold medalist(s)  Ilya Zakharov (RUS) 507.65 1 505.60 2 85.00 91.00 89.25 86.70 99.45 104.50 555.90
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Qin Kai (CHN) 451.60 11 500.35 3 81.00 86.70 96.25 91.80 96.90 89.10 541.75
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  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.

References[edit]