The Mexican diver, Arantxa Chávez, had an unfortunate performance in the 3-meter springboard event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, starring in a zero-point dive.
On his third jump in the preliminary test, Chávez would execute a reverse dive of two and a half turns, however, he did not manage to step on the board correctly, so he lost his balance and only jumped into the pool. Because of this, the judges gave him no units and it was impossible for him to qualify for the final round.
“I was calm, but I fell badly on the board and I couldn’t dive anymore. In the other two I was very nervous because my aspirations had already ended. It cost me a lot of work, but it was a very difficult year and I had not had any competitions.
“I feel very bad, very sad. I wish this day had been different. I had to finish the competition, it was what I had to do. I can only thank the people who supported me, I trained a lot, but the circumstances do not know. gave. I’m devastated “, commented the diver to Excelsior.
Chavez He has received samples of support from several of his teammates as well as from fans and sports personalities, but users on social networks have taken advantage of his bad nail to share memes.
Paola Espinosa watching Arantxa Chávez dive. pic.twitter.com/Z2bzjRc04k
– The Comrade With The Cap 🧢 (@DiamondRuelas) July 30, 2021
Me, after seeing Arantxa Chávez dive after Ale Valencia pic.twitter.com/QQRYlpiRct
– Liz 🇲🇽 (@Liz_MarCT) July 30, 2021
– Marcela (@DefinetlyMaybeM) July 30, 2021
Luis Miguel’s dive> Arantxa Chávez pic.twitter.com/h8y3oaX5v0
– Diego Guerrero (@GoDiegoSG) July 30, 2021
Arantxa Chávez in her dive. pic.twitter.com/vTGfFO2BdV
– Leo Sanchez (@Leo_Sanchez_NKS) July 30, 2021
Arantxa Chavez will have thrown a bad dive but at least she’s ready to dance Smooth Criminal. pic.twitter.com/Yp684co6N2
– Macky 🇪🇪 (@MackyPinzon) July 30, 2021
– The Joker (@guasoncdmx) July 30, 2021