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