Xiaohui Huang topped qualification in the women's 3m springboard event ©Getty Images

China's Xiaohui Huang qualified for the women's three metres springboard final at the International Swimming Federation Diving Grand Prix in Gold Coast.

Huang would top score in the second semi-final at the Gold Coast Aquatics Centre, which hosted competition at this year's Commonwealth Games.

She achieved a total of 302.25 points to progress through to the final of the event, with the United States’ Krysta Palmer second on 284.05.

Russia’s Maria Polvakova finished third on 271.35.

The opening semi-final saw Australia’s Alysha Koloi finish top of the standings on a score of 271.55.

Canada’s Mia Vallee and Russia’s Ekaterina Beliaeva finished in second and third place respectively.

They achieved scores of 258.45 and 256.95.

Only two men are participating in the men’s 10m platform event, but they would still participate in the semi-finals.

Nikita Shleikher of Russia achieved a score of 453.55 from his routines, while Australia’s Sam Fricker finished on 340.10.

Finals will begin tomorrow.