He's nailed it!! Jonathan Paredes has secured a superb victory here in Mostar, What a way to celebrate his 26th birthday yesterday. With a final score of 480,90, he's finished ahead of Guzman in 2nd, and Colturi in 3rd.
So, not even a podium finish for the prolific Gary Hunt. He won't be happy with his diving, but today is all about Jonathan Paredes. A perfect display of diving from the young Mexican. Big congratulations to Sergio Guzman and David Colturi, too. They pushed Paredes all the way on a hot, thrilling day in Bosnia.
...and Sergio is in the lead! Just Paredes to go, with 471,05 to beat. Let's see what he can do...
Sergio Guzman is up next, looking to follow up his brilliant head-to-head performance with something special...
As things stand, it's David Colturi in the lead (470,90) following a sensational dive. Gary Hunt is back in 3rd place with 453,40
So, after two thrilling head-to-head rounds, it's Paredes in the lead. Here are the 8 divers through to the final round -
1. Jonathan Paredes
2. Sergio Guzman
3. Orlando Duque
4. Michal Navratil
5. Anatoliy Shabotenko
6. David Colturi
7. Gary Hunt
8. Andy Jones
Sergio surges! Guzman delights the crowd with a Reverse 4 Somersaults Tuck (341,45) and comfortably eases past Artem Silchenko (237,00)
Wow! Michal Navratil executes a superb Arm, Back 2 1/2 Somersaults, 3 Twists Free to see him through with a score of 320,15
Another solid effort from Andy Jones (296,75), and that's him through to the final round
After heavy landings for both divers, it's Gary Hunt (307,70) who just sneaks past Steven LoBue (300,50)
So, here we go with Round 2...