Yona Knight-Wisdom has qualified for the Men’s 3M Springboard semi-finals after scoring a total of 416.55 points in six qualifying rounds at the Rio Olympics.
Knight-Wisdom nailed his sixth and final dive in the Men’s 3m Springboard event scoring 79.05 to advance to tomorrow’s semi-final. The Jamaican finished 11th in qualifiers of 29 divers.
Qualified for Semis!!! Yona Knight-Wisdom #JAM @JamaicaOlympics #Diving @ESPN_Caribbean #CANOC2016 #RioESPN #Rio2016 pic.twitter.com/VCMDqThkjc
— CANOC Broadcasting (@CANOCBroadcast) August 15, 2016
Yona Knight-Wisdom also made history in February when he won Jamaica’s first diving medal at the 2016 FINA Diving World Cup held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil just 24 hours after he made history as Jamaica’s first male diver to qualify for the Olympics at the said event.
If you’re watching opening ceremony, I’m unmissable ? #OlympicGames #TeamJamaica pic.twitter.com/bMHsdloGto
— Yona Knight-Wisdom (@YonaKW) August 5, 2016