Nervous wait after Mitcham misses cut

May 11, 2012
By Liam FitzGibbon
Reigning Olympic diving champion Matt Mitcham could have to rely on selectors' discretion to allow him to defend his title in London after bombing out at the US Diving Grand Prix in Florida.

Mitcham, who claimed a memorable victory in the 10m platform at the Beijing Games four years ago, failed to make the final of the event in Fort Lauderdale on Thursday, finishing fourth in a six-man semi-final with a score of 440.95.

After battling an abdominal muscle injury for most of 2011, ...

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