“I was not as nervous as I thought I would be with so much on the line.
“Rather than being nervous I was just excited by the realisation of the fact that I actually had the possibility of taking the gold medal.”
Having made the switch to diving from gymnastics a little over five years ago, Rousseau said he was thrilled to get this result this early in his career.
“I have no doubt that I have made leaps and bounds in my diving abilities since the last Olympics,” Rousseau said.
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