3 Meter Springboard Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

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3 Meter Springboard Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

In 2021, the Tokyo Aquatics Centre hosted the men’s 3m springboard diving competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

Since the Summer Olympics of 1908, this competition has made an appearance at each subsequent Olympic Games.

3 Meter Springboard Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Each set of six dives must include at least one dive from each of the five categories (forward, back, reverse, inward, and twisting).

You can choose the sixth dive from any category, but it can’t be a repetition from the previous dives.

Somersaults, location, twists, approach, and entry are all taken into account when determining a dive’s level of difficulty.

Dive difficulty is not capped; in fact, competitors are free to try dives that are more difficult than the 4.7 scored by the FINA rulebook.

(Reverse 4 12 somersault in pike position and back 4 12 somersault in pike position). The judges’ scores will be tallied by a panel of seven experts.

Women’s 3 Meter Springboard Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

From July 30th to August 1st, 2021, the Tokyo Aquatics Centre hosted the women’s 3m springboard diving events in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

This was the 24th time the competition had been featured at an Olympic Games since the 1920 Summer Games.

For every set of five dives, one must come from each of the five categories (forward, back, reverse, inward, and twisting).

Difficulty levels were established for each dive based on the number of somersaults, body position, twists, approaches, and entries.

It didn’t matter how tough the dives were; although though the most difficult dives allowed by the FINA rulebook.

Tokyo 2020 – China Win Gold in Synchronized Women’s 3 Meter Springboard

After the women’s synchronised 3m springboard diving competition, China took the lead in the medal tally for the fourth time.

China’s sixth medal overall was won by Tingmao Shi and Han Wang, who put up a stunning performance to collect 326.40 points after five dives.

For their efforts, the judges awarded silver medalists Jennider Abel and Melissa Citrini Beaulieu of Canada 300.78 total points.

Germany now have a medal tally to add to their collection. Bringing home the first medal for Germany was the duo of Lena Hentschel and Tina Punzel, who scored 284.97 points.

Conclusion

The 26-year-old from Harrogate, England, rounded out his medal haul from Rio 2016 by taking third place, behind winners Xie Siyi and Wang Zongyuan, both of China.

Laugher’s performance was impressive as he maintained a score of at least 81 on each of his six dives, with his forward four and a half somersaults tuck earning him a perfect 96.9.

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