FEDERAL WAY, Wash. -- Former Georgia diver Chris Colwill qualified for the London Games on Sunday by winning the men's 3-meter springboard at the United States Olympic Trials.
Colwill, who also was an Olympian in 2008, entered the finals in third place with 951.15 points, trailing Kristian Ipsen's 993.80 and Troy Dumais' 954.20. But Colwill was the best of the trio on Sunday, scoring at least 74 points on all six of his dives. He pulled into first place in the fifth round and then punctuated his win with a final dive totaling 99.75 points.
Colwill finished with 1,457.45 points, scoring 506.3 points and averaging better than 84 points in the finals. Dumais came in second with 1,448.35 points to grab the other United States spot. Ipsen, who will team with Dumais in 3-meter synchro in London, placed third with 1,447.10 points.