Saskatoon’s Rylan Wiens reached the diving medal podium Tuesday with a bronze finish in men’s 10-metre platform at a World Cup event in Tokyo.
The 19-year-old earned 488.55 points at the Olympic test event, with British star Thomas Daley scoring 104.40 for a three-and-a-half somersault and 541.71 points for the win from his six routines. Mexico’s Randal Willars Valdez was second (514.70).
WATCH | Wiens adds to medal collection at World Cup in Tokyo:
In 2019, Wiens won the 10m tower event by almost 100 points at junior elite nationals. He also senior national champion that year after making his World Series debut in Beijing.
For Daley, Tuesday’s win was his second at Tatsumi Aquatic Centre after prevailing in men’s 10m synchro with Matthew Lee.
Nathan Zsombor-Murray was fifth in 10m platform on Tuesday following a bronze performance on Saturday with fellow Pointe-Claire, Que., native Vincent Riendeau.
CBC Sports is live streaming the event from Tokyo. The six-day competition continues Wednesday at 4:45 a.m. ET with women’s 10m platform semifinals and final, followed by men’s 3m springboard semifinal.
WATCH | Nathan Zsombor-Murray captures bronze in 10m synchro: