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Best two dives of men's 10m semifinal

China's Chen Aisen and Qiu Bo placed first and second in the men's 10m semifinal after they authored the two top-scoring dives of the event.
Via CSN Chicago
August 20, 2016

Chen, Qiu stay strong but Daley eliminated; Boudia advances for USA

After huge scores in the men's 10m preliminary on Friday, there were plenty of missed dives and a number of shocking departures in the men's 10m semifinal on a hot morning with little wind at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. China's Chen Aisen set the tone, totaling 559.90 points for first place. China's Qiu Bo took second place with 504.70 points and Mexico...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Boudia & Johnson Advance to Men’s 10M Diving Semis

Both American divers from Purdue fared well on Friday The preliminary men’s diving round off of the 10-meter platform went about as expected for both American (and Purdue) representatives on Friday. Both David Boudia and Steele Johnson finished in the top 18 out of 28 divers to advance to tomorrow’s semifinals. Their scores will be reset to zero and the top 12 out of the 18 semifinalists...
Via Hammer and Rails
August 19, 2016

David Boudia finishes fourth in prelim, on to 10m semis

David Boudia is out to back up his 2012 gold medal. He got out to a strong start on Friday, with his six-dive program placing fourth behind powerhouses Tom Daley, Qiu Bo and Chen Aisen.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Family life gives diver Boudia new perspective on Olympics

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) David Boudia stood on the pool deck at the Indiana University Natatorium content with his performance at USA Diving's winter nationals. He didn't need three perfect 10s to prove he's still the best American in the sport or another national championship to illustrate he's on top of his game starting another crucial year. Instead, the 26-year-old defending Olympic...
Via Associated Press
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

High diving debuts at worlds

High diving has taken the plunge into the sports mainstream. Thousands of people turned out Monday to watch 14 competitors descend from the height of a nine-story building into Barcelona's harbor in the first two rounds of the inaugural men's high diving final at the swimming world championships. Cliff diving great Orlando Duque totaled the day's best score of 217.10 points after...
Via Fox Olympics
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Qui Bo near perfect, Boudia silver

Qiu Bo won his second consecutive world title in the men's 10-meter platform on Sunday, giving China its ninth gold medal in 10 diving events at the world championships. Defending champion Qiu destroyed the 12-man field with his six dives -- including two near perfect efforts -- to rake in 581 points. Olympic champion David Boudia's 517.40 points earned him a second consecutive...
Via Fox Olympics
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Indiana Native David Boudia Was One of the Great Stories of the London Olympics

In recent years China has dominated diving the way it usually dominates table tennis. At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, China won gold in 7 of the 8 diving events and took 11 of 24 total diving medals. In Athens, the Chinese won gold in 6 of the 8 diving events and took 9 overall medals. China won 5 gold and 10 overall medals in diving in 2000. China’s emergence as a diving superpower...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
August 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Boudia's gold shows Chinese are beatable in diving

China is still the powerhouse of Olympic diving. But ever so slowly, the rest of the world is catching up. Just ask American David Boudia, who's leaving London with a gold medal around his neck. Showing the Chinese can be defeated, Boudia pulled off a stunning upset of Qiu Bo in 10-meter platform Saturday on the final night of competition at the Olympic Aquatics Centre, giving...
Via FOX Sports
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

American David Boudia wins gold in diving

David Boudia won the men's 10-meter platform at the London Olympics on Saturday, giving the U.S. its first gold medal in diving since 2000. Boudia clinched the gold with his last dive, winning by 1.8 points over Qiu Bo of China. The American scored 568.65 points in the six-dive final. Qiu took the silver at 566.85. Tom Daley of Britain settled for the bronze at 556.95 after leading...
Via Fox Olympics
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

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