Filipino Diver John David Pahoyo Responds to ‘Zero Score’ Criticisms

In response to critics and bashers, John David Pahoyo, one of the Filipino divers who scored zero in a particular dive in 3-metre Aquatics Diving Finals, posted a video montage of their best performance during the SEA Games in Singapore.

Watch: Two Filipino Divers Scored Zero Points at SEA Games

Along with the video is a statement from John David Pahoyo, which reads:

Why share our failed dives, when you can share the dives that we did well? just asking hehehe. Salamat sa mga supporters ko.

Yey! I’m so proud of us pakner John Fabriga, we really did our best despite of we just practiced this synchro dives for just 4 days, even though we failed to win, but at least we did overcame what we once knew was out limit, and that makes us a champion heart emoticon Thanks coach Brian Palattao for your endless support and immeasurable love to us from the preparation until the end of this competition, and special thanks to the people who’s doing their best to make this experience possible, I owe you all of this.

Here’s the proof that two Filipino Divers pulled off successful sync dives during the SEA Games, watch the video below!

Posted by JD Pahoyo on Tuesday, June 9, 2015


John David Pahoyo and John Elmerson Fabriga were heavily criticized online after showing poor performance at the 2015 SEA Games held in Singapore. The video, showing their failed dives, went viral and become a laughing matter to netizens.

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