Aquatics

Aquatics comprises of Diving, Swimming, Synchronized Swimming and Water Polo.

Hungary defeats U.S. to win gold in men’s water polo

Hungary has defeated the United States to win the gold medal in men’s water polo.
Serbia beat Montenegro 6-4 to win the bronze medal.

10 years ago

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Australia’s Matthew Mitcham has stunned China by winning the gold medal in the men’s 10m platform diving. He performed a spectacular 112.10-point in the final round to win the gold. China have won five of the six diving golds at the Beijing Olympics.
China’s Luxin Zhou won the silver medal and Gleb Galperin from [...]

Russia has won the gold medal in the synchronized swimming team event with a perfect score of 100.00 in the team free routine.
Spain won the silver medal and China won the bronze.
Russia:
DAVYDOVA Anastasia
ERMAKOVA Anastasia
GROMOVA Maria
ISHCHENKO Natalia
KHASYANOVA Elvira
KUZHELA Olga
ROMASHINA Svetlana
SHORINA Anna
OVCHINNIKOVA Elena
Spain
CABELLO Alba Maria
CORRAL Raquel
FUENTES Andrea
HENRIQUEZ Thais
LOPEZ Laura
MENGUAL Gemma
RODRIGUEZ Irina
TIRADOS Paola
MORON Gisela
China
GU Beibei
JIANG Tingting
JIANG Wenwen
LIU Ou
LUO [...]

China continues to dominate the diving with Ruolin Chen winning the gold medal in the women’s 10m platform.

Emilie Heymans from Canada won the silver medal and Xin Wang, Chen’s partner in the synchronized diving event won the bronze medal.
China has now one all seven gold medals in the diving and has just one more [...]

The Netherlands have defeated the United States 9-8 in the women’s water polo to win the gold medal.
The scores were level at 8-8 when the Netherlands scored with just 26 seconds to go.
Australia defeated Hungary to win the bronze medal.

Australia has won the bronze medal in women’s water polo defeating Hungary 12-11 after going into double extra time and a penalty shoot-out.
The United States are currently playing the Netherlands for the gold and silver medal.

Maarten van der Weijden from the Netherlands said his experience battling cancer helped him won the gold medal in the men’s 10km marathon swim. He was diagnosed with leukaemia in 2001 but has since come back stronger.
“The leukaemia has taught me to think step-by-step,” said the brave Dutchman who raised 50,000 euros [...]