Windle Secures Spot in Final at FINA Grand Prix San Juan

By USA Diving | May 04, 2017, 5:22 p.m. (ET)

Team USA’s Jordan Windle (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) qualified first out of his semifinal in the men’s 3-meter competition at the FINA Diving Grand Prix San Juan, posting a score of 412.35 in semifinal A. Windle connected on two dives worth 70 or more points, including an 80.50 on a reverse 3½ somersault tuck and a 73.10 on a forward 2½ somersault 2 twist pike. Windle will be joined by Colombia’s Sebastian Morales, Matthieu Rosset of France, Chengming Liu of China, Great Britain’s James Heatly and New Zealand’s Liam Stone in the final on Saturday. Windle finished sixth in prelims with a score of 358.45.

Olivia Rosendahl (Los Angeles, Calif.) was the other American in action on day one, taking seventh overall in the women’s 10-meter event with a score of 276.05 in semifinal A, just missing out on the final. Rosendahl posted scores of 65.25 on a back 2½ somersault pike and 62.40 on an armstand back 2 somersault 1½ twist. She finished 12th in prelims with a score of 231.80. She will compete tomorrow in the women’s 3-meter event.

Ryan Hawkins (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) will also be representing Team USA tomorrow, competing the men’s 10-meter event.

Tomorrow’s preliminaries begin at 10:00 a.m. ET.