Diving: Melissa Wu finishes final in world championship occasion


Olympic ambitions for one-time diving golden woman Melissa Wu have hit a big stumbling block after she completed twelfth of 12 divers within the last of her pet occasion on the World Aquatic Championships.

Two years after successful Commonwealth Video games gold, veteran Wu, 31, had a nasty day in Doha, her last rating greater than 104 factors down on her Tokyo Olympics rating within the 10m platform occasion.

Wu, who received a bronze medal in Tokyo in 2021 within the 10m platform, had her first dive within the last adjudged the worst of all 12 finalists, and she or he by no means recovered.

Having been comfortably the oldest diver to qualify for Monday’s last in Qatar, Wu has suffered health struggles since her Japanese success story, struggling a well-publicised again harm throughout filming for the fact quasi-military coaching TV present, SAS Australia.

She has suffered again accidents her whole profession and mentioned she “couldn’t contact my toes” after the 2021 harm earlier than returning to say gold within the 10m synchro platform on the 2022 Commonwealth Video games

However she was no match in Doha for 2 of China’s personal teenage stars who now head to Paris as favourites, with questions now over the Aussie veteran’s future. Wu completed

69.15 factors adrift of the 16-year-old Chinese language winner, Hongchan Quan.