Jack Laugher wins bronze medal in males’s 3m springboard remaining with robust show… as Group GB diving team-mate James Heatly finishes in ninth with China’s Xie Siyi taking gold in Tokyo
Jack Laugher put in one other glorious show to win the bronze medal for Group GB within the males’s 3m springboard remaining on the Aquatics Centre in Tokyo.
Laugher, 26, received three metre synchro gold in Rio de Janeiro 5 years in the past, and was trying to bounce again after failing to defend his title with Dan Goodfellow earlier in these Video games.
And after the Yorkshireman confirmed good kind within the morning occasion together with his six dives adequate to safe third place within the semi-final, he went on to seal his third Olympic medal with 87.75 in his remaining dive and end with 518.00 factors.
Jack Laugher has received the bronze medal for Group GB within the males’s 3m springboard remaining
Laugher (R) was pipped to second by Wang Zongyuan whereas James Heatly (L) completed ninth
However regardless of being within the medal locations all through, Laugher’s third and fourth dives made him unable to complete larger after they got here up quick with the judges.
Group GB team-mate James Heatly in the meantime completed in ninth after a robust exhibiting within the semi-final on his Olympics debut.
Heatly nevertheless follows within the footsteps of his grandfather Sir Peter Heatly, who competed in diving on the 1948 and 1952 Video games in London and Helsinki respectively.
China’s two-time world champion Xie Siyi nevertheless took a snug gold medal, backing up the gold he received with Wang Zongyuan within the males’s synchronised 3m springboard remaining earlier within the week with 558.75 on Tuesday.
Compatriot Zongyuan in the meantime took the silver medal after after grabbing 102.60 in his remaining dive, transferring him above Laugher to complete on 534.90.
China’s tearful two-time world champion Xie Siyi nevertheless took a snug gold medal