A prankster intruded on the FINA Diving World Series men’s platform final, elluding security and jumping into the London pool on Sunday (video here).
“It was just a bit of fun,” Jarvis said, according to the newspaper, which reported he also invaded the playing field during a Tottenham Hotspur soccer match last year and was fined £90 for Sunday’s act, which furthered delayed competition because Jarvis dropped his house keys in the pool. “The guy who was getting ready to dive on the top board was laughing at me.”
In actual competition, British star Tom Daley defeated China’s top two platform divers, Yang Jian and Qiu Bo. U.S. Olympic champion David Boudia was not in the field.
The FINA Diving World Series continues in Windsor, Canada, from May 22-24.
Photos from Jarvis’ splash Sunday, via Getty Images: