Wu Mingxia is five dives away from winning her record-tying sixth Olympic diving medal. And it's likely to be gold.
China is rolling along, too, already halfway toward a sweep of the diving golds.
Wu cruised into the 3-meter springboard final after qualifying in the top spot during the semifinals on Saturday at the London Olympics. She totaled 394.400 points in the five rounds...
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August 04, 2012
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Italian medal hopeful Tania Cagnotto has injured herself slightly in a mishap on the diving board in her final training session before flying to the London Olympics.
Cagnotto slipped in training Sunday at her home pool, brushing the board slightly as she fell into the water. The slip produced an abrasion on her right leg and a bruise near her groin.
She says on Twitter ''...