The Mexican duo of Yolotl Martinez and Diego Garcia the gold medal was hung this Wednesday in the test of men’s synchronized 3 meter springboard with a score of 361.86 units, a very small margin ahead of the Colombian pairing, in the Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador 2023.
𝗖𝗟𝗔𝗩𝗔𝗗𝗢𝗦 𝗗𝗘 𝗢𝗥𝗢! 🥇🇲🇽
Yolotl Martínez and Diego García, win gold in 𝐜𝐥𝐚𝐯𝐚𝐝𝐨𝐬, in the synchronized 3-meter springboard event, at the XXIV Central American and Caribbean Games #SanSalvador2023 🇸🇻.
🥇🇲🇽 361.86 pts.
🥈🇨🇴 361.47 pts.
🥉🇩🇴 348.00 pts. pic.twitter.com/xtiu3EgN5Z
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Although Martinez and Garcia They did good diving in the first two rounds, their third jump was not good at all, so the Colombian couple, Luis Uribe and Daniel Restrepo, they seized the first position.
From that moment on, Colombians led the testbut, at the moment of truth, that is, in the last dive, they failed to give you one Last chance for the Mexican team.
Martinez and Garcia They saved their best dive for last. With a degree of difficulty of 3.9 with two and a half turns forward and three twists, Mexican divers were able to overcome a competition that had been too complicated for them.
Uribe and Restrepo they added 361.47 points with which they settled for silver; while, José Ruvalcaba and Frandiel Gómez, of the Dominican Republic, were awarded the bronze with 348 points.
(With information from Claro Sports)