Feck mistimed his dive following a slip from the diving board and landed clumsily – and probably painfully – on his back.
The crowds gasped as they feared injury, but fortunately Feck was unhurt.
“For me it was a big shock, I felt for him, he is a good friend. In his first Olympics it is something he won’t want to remember.” said fellow German diver Patrick Hausding.
Feck begins his mistimed slip-up (Getty images)
Yesterday there were a series of calamities for Olympic divers as Team GB’s Jack Laugher, the youngest diving competitor, got zero marks following a what was reported as a ‘knee buckle’.
Watch the dramatic zero-scoring flop below…