Jamaican Diver Yona Knight-Wisdom Has Made History in Rio, Again

Yona Knight-Wisdom has made history again, winning Jamaica’s first diving medal at the 2016 FINA Diving World Cup held in Rio de Janeiro, just 24 hours after he made history as Jamaica’s first male diver to qualify for the Olympics at the said event.

Yona scored 459.25 points to win the silver medal in the Men’s 3m Springboard Final on Monday afternoon. (Feb 22.)

Yona scored 397.90 points in the Men’s 3m Springboard preliminaries (Feb. 21), where he made history over the weekend.

Yona Knight-Wisdom wins silver in the Men’s 3m Springboard Final and qualifies for the 2016 Olympics at the 2016 FINA Diving World Cup in Rio!
Yona Knight-Wisdom wins silver in the Men’s 3m Springboard at the 2016 FINA Diving World Cup in Rio! via @viewJamaica

Yona scored 427.40 in the semi-final on Monday to advance to the Final.

He won the silver after he scored 459.25 in the Men’s 3m Springboard Final.