Dumais moves on to 3m springboard semifinals
Aug. 6, 2012
LONDON -- Texas ex Troy Dumais moved on to the 3m springboard diving semifinals with a third place finish in Monday’s qualifying round at the Aquatics Centre.
Dumais finished the six rounds of dives with a 486.60 total.
A total of 29 divers began the preliminary session with the top 16 moving on to semifinals, which are to be contested on Tuesday at 4 a.m. CT. The top eight after the semifinals qualify for Tuesday’s final at 1 p.m. CT.
Dumais claimed his first Olympic medal last week after he and partner Kristian Ipsen took bronze in the 3m springboard synchronized competition.
This marks Dumais’ fourth Olympiad, and he has finished sixth in the 3m springboard in 2000, 2004 and 2008.
London Olympics 2012
Men's 3m Springboard - Preliminary Round
3. Dumais (USA), 486.60