Jun 23, 2012 6:03 PM by Andy Koen
FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) - David Boudia has qualified for his second spot on the U.S. Olympic diving team, winning the 10-meter platform title at the trials.
He totaled 1,642.40 points over the six-round final on Saturday, easily defeating platform synchro partner Nick McCrory, who finished second with 1,582.55. They had already made the team for the London Games by winning the platform synchro event in the eight-day meet.
Thomas Finchum, a 2008 Olympian, finished third with 1,463.20. Only the top two individuals go to London.
Boudia, McCrory and Finchum were the top talents in the 12-man final. Besides being the most experienced, they also had the highest degree of difficulty. All three divers earned perfect marks of 10.0 among their scores over the final three rounds.