Russia stops China's gold rush in Olympic diving
Tue, 07 Aug 2012 19:46:47 GMT —
BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer
LONDON (AP) â?? Ilya Zakharov of Russia scored 104.50 points on his last dive to win the 3-meter springboard at the London Olympics, spoiling China's bid to sweep all eight diving events.
Zakharov totaled 555.90 points in the six-round final Tuesday night. Qin Kai of China took the lead into the last round, but he settled for silver at 541.75.
He Chong, the defending champion and Qin's teammate, earned the bronze at 524.15.
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