Diving

Australia wins gold in men’s 10m platform

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 [...]

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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 [...]

China continues to dominate the diving at the Beijing Olympics, this time in the men’s 3m springboard. He Chong won the gold medal for China.
Alexandre Despatie of Canada won the silver medal and He Chong’s team mate, Qin Kai, won bronze.

China remains unbeaten in the diving with Jingjing Guo winning the gold medal in the women’s 3 meter springboard.
Julia Pakhalina from Russia won the silver and Guo’s partner in the synchronized diving Minxia Wu won the bronze medal.

Frustrated at finishing last in the men’s 10 meter synchronized diving, Tom Daley is said to have opened a rift with diving partner Blair Aldridge.
It started when 14-year-old Daley reprimanded Aldridge for taking a mobile phone call from his mother before their final dive.
Aldridge 26, said the pressure was to much for Daley, but they [...]

It was a disappointing day today for United States diving team. Mary Beth Dunnichay and Haley Ishimatsu finished fifth in the women’s 10 meter synchronized diving competition.
The divers were the youngest in competition, Dunnichay, 15, Elwood, and Ishimatsu, 15 but youth didn’t stop the Chinese from winning gold in the event. [...]

World champions and favorites for the event, Xin Wang and Ruolin Chen have won the gold medal in another spectacular diving performance by the Chinese.
Australia’s Briony Cole and Melissa Wu won the silver medal and Mexico’s Paola Espinosa and Tatiana Oritz the bronze medal.