Ryan Hawkins (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) and Jordan Windle (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) crafted a second-place finish in the men's synchronized 10-meter final at the FINA Diving Grand Prix San Juan in Puerto Rico Saturday morning. The duo posted 355.41 points in the straight-to-final event, trailing only the Chinese pair of Xiaohu Tai and Xu Zewei who manufactured a top mark of 421.08.
Hawkins and Windle finished the final with their two highest-scoring dives, notching a 61.05 on a forward 4½ somersault tuck and closing their final with a 70.20 on a back 2½ somersault 2½ twist pike. The American duo finished ahead of Colombia’s Erick Caicedo and Juan Sebastian Reyes (353.58) and Frenchmen Szymczak Lois and Alexis Jandard (321.66).
Windle’s day continued with the men’s 3-meter final where he took third place with a score of 424.00. The American produced three dives of 70 or more points, including an 84.00 on a reverse 3½ somersault tuck and a 72.00 on an inward 2½ somersault pike. Sebastian Morales of Colombia finished atop of the podium at 469.70, followed by China’s Chengming Liu (462.30), Windle, Great Britain’s James Heatly (418.50), New Zealand’s Liam Stone (411.35) and Matthieu Rosset of France (391.80).Olivia Rosendahl (Los Angeles, Calif.) advanced to the women’s 3-meter final yesterday, but does not intend to compete in tomorrow’s final.