FINA Diving World Series: China Dominates Third Leg in Sheffield

SHEFFIELD, England, April 20. THE Chinese diving contingent did it again as the squad continues to reign supreme at the FINA diving events this season. China claimed a clean gold-medal sweep at the third leg of the FINA Diving World Series held in Sheffield, England this weekend.

Qin Kai won the men's three-meter with 520.10 points, while Huo Liang took the men's 10-meter event in a close contest with local wunderkind Tom Daley, 14, with a 541.55 to 540.85 victory. He Zi topped the women's three-meter with 371.25 points, while Wang Xin topped the women's 10-meter with 365.40 points.

The final leg of the FINA Diving World Series will be held this weekend in Mexico City, Mexico from April 24-25.

MEDALISTS IN SHEFFIELD (GBR)
Men's 3m springboard: 1. Kai Qin (CHN) 520.10; 2. Troy Dumais (USA) 472.85; 3. Yahel Castillo (MEX) 461.10
Men's 10m platform: 1. Liang Huo (CHN) 541.55; 2. Thomas Daley (GBR) 540.85; 3. Bo Qiu (CHN) 540.50
Men's 3m springboard synchro: 1. Xinhua Zhang/Kai Qin (CHN) 441.54; 2. Stephan Feck/Patrick Hausding (GER) 424.62; 3. Ben Swain/Nicholas Robinson-Baker (GBR) 420.75
Men's 10m platform synchro: 1. Yuan Cao/Yanquan Zhang (CHN) 494.70; 2. Jose Guerra Oliva/Jeinkler Aguirre (CUB) 443.46; 3. Patrick Hausding/Sascha Klein (GER) 437.10
Women's 3m springboard: 1. Zi He (CHN) 371.25; 2. Tania Cagnotto (ITA) 325.95; 3. Kelci Bryant (USA) 307.50
Women's 10m platform: 1. Xin Wang (CHN) 365.40; 2. Li Kang (CHN) 364.25; 3. Nora Subschinski (GER) 326.05
Women's 3m springboard synchro: 1. Wang Han/He Zi (CHN) 332.70; 2. Yulia Pakhalina/Anastasia Pozdnyakova (RUS) 313.59; 3. Briony Cole/Sharleen Stratton (AUS) 301.44
Women's 10m platform synchro: 1. Xin Wang/Li Kang (CHN) 348.36; 2. Meaghan Benfeito/Roseline Filion (CAN) 320.22; 3. Briony Cole/Melissa Wu (AUS) 315.54

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