PROVO, Utah - BYU Diver Brandon Watson finished his last day of competition today at the World University Games in Shenzhen, China.
Competing in both the 1 and 3-meter springboard events, Watson traveled with a select team to represent the U.S. while in China. Watson began his competition on August 17 with the 3-meter. Scoring 413.90 in the preliminary round, he advanced to the semi-finals. Watson then moved forward to the finals with a score of 421.80 and finished the competition in 8th place with a final of 408.20.
Watson competed today in the 1-meter, his final event. Even though he scored a 302.10, he was unable to get past the preliminaries.
The World University Games will also feature synchronized diving events and platform diving. The competition will continue on until August 22. For more information and results from the World University Games in China, visit http://match.sz2011.org/Scheduledetail2/DVENG.htm.