British diver Daley gets 2nd chance at first dive
Thomas Daley of Britain got a diving do-over in the opening
round of the men’s 10-meter platform final.
Daley lodged a protest after his first attempt, saying he was
distracted by flashing cameras in the stands. The FINA judge
reviewed the replay, which clearly showed several flashes going
off, and allowed Daley to go back up the tower for another
He took advantage of his second chance, raising his score from
75.60 points to 91.80 on the back 2 1/2 somersault with 2 1/2
twists. With the higher score, Daley was tied for third after the
first of six rounds of dives on Saturday night.