He received a total of zero points for his dive. He dropped out of the competition after his next dive.
Of course, this isn't the only water sport Germany has had trouble in at London. Four-time gold medalist and German swim legend Roland Matthes used the words "shameful and inept" to describe Germany's complete flop in the swim event, having won no Olympic medals for the first time since 1932.
Lisa Dillman in London contributed to this report.