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BARCELONA, Spain, July 23. CHINA pushed its diving medal tally to nine thus far at the FINA World Championships with three more medals (two gold) added to its coffers in Barcelona.

He Zi topped the women's one-meter springboard event with 307.10 points, while Italy's Tania Cagnotto just missed an upset by .10 points with a silver-winning 307.00. Wang Han claimed bronze for China with 297.75 points.


That's the closest contest in the history of diving at the FINA World Championships according to meet hosts. The win gave He her second victory in the event, six years after also winning the one-meter in 2007.

In the men's three-meter synchro event, China's Qin Kai and He Chong rolled to a 20-point victory with 448.86 points. Russia's Evgeny Kuznetsov and Ilia Zakharov earned silver with 428.01 points, while Mexico's Jahir Ocampo and Rommel Pacheco claimed bronze with 422.79 points.

Qin's win gave him his fourth consecutive career title at Worlds. He also won in 2007, 2009 and 2011 in three-meter synchronized diving events, thus becoming the first Chinese diver to win four gold medals in a specific diving event at Worlds.


Results: FINA World Championships, Diving: Day Four