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Chen Ruolin of China won the women's 10-meter platform title at the London Olympics, easily defending her title from Beijing by a 55.80-point margin.
Chen totaled 422.30 points during the five-dive final on Thursday night. She earlier won gold in the 10-meter synchro.
Brittany Broben of Australia took the silver at 366.50. Pandelela Pamg of Malaysia earned the bronze at 359.20 for her country's first Olympic medal in diving.
China has won six of the seven diving gold medals so far with only the men's platform remaining.
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Defending champion Chen Ruolin dominated the semifinals of the women's 10-meter platform at the Olympics on Thursday in her attempt to restore China to the top of the diving podium after an unexpected loss.
Chen was one of only two divers to score more than 80 points with a single dive - but she did it four times - to finish with a total of 407.25 points.
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China is back atop the standings at the diving pool.
Chen Ruolin led the women's 10-meter platform preliminaries at the London Olympics on Wednesday, with the teenager trying to add a gold medal in the individual event to the one she won in platform synchro.
Chen totaled 392.35 points during five rounds. She is the defending champion in the individual event, and won both 10...