Si Yajie of China took the lead after the preliminaries of 10-meter platform diving at the world championships.
Si turned in a solid list of five dives Wednesday at the scenic pool atop Montjuic, consistently earning marks ranging from 7.0 to 8.5 for a total score of 360.35 points.
Olympic bronze medalist Pandelela Pamg of Malaysia is second with 351.05. Chen Ruolin of China, the...
Gold medal favorites Chen Ruolin and Liu Huixia of China topped the preliminaries of the women's 10-meter synchronized platform diving Monday at the world championships.
Chen is a three-time defending world champion in the event and a four-time Olympic gold medalist.
She is competing with Liu for the first time, but the duo eased into the final later Monday with a score of...
China swept both diving gold medals at the world championships Monday, with Li Shixin defending his men's 1-meter springboard title and Chen Ruolin and Liu Huixia winning the women's 10-meter synchronized platform.
Li totaled 460.95 points through six dives after rallying from a sub-par start.
Four-time European champion Illya Kvasha of Ukraine took silver with 434.30,...
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...
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August 09, 2012
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.
Meaghan Benfeito of...
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...
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August 07, 2012
Never in doubt.
With stunning precision and dazzling athleticism, Chen Ruolin and Wang Hao led China to another gold medal off the big tower in women's 10-meter synchronized diving Tuesday.
The Chinese were tied for second after the first round behind the British duo, who gave the home crowd a brief thrill, but no one could keep up with Chen and Wang. They never scored lower...
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July 31, 2012