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China win first diving gold of Rio Games

China win first diving gold of Rio Games
Issue Time:2016-08-08

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- China secured the first diving gold medal of the Rio Olympics when Wu Minxia and Shi Tingmao won the women's synchronised 3m springboard on Sunday.

The pair lived up to its billing as favorite with an overall score of 345.60 points from five dives, some 31.77 points ahead of silver medallists Tania Cagnotto and Francesca Dallape of Italy.Australia's Maddison Keeney and Anabelle Smith took bronze with 299.19 points.

 

The result at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center continued China's remarkable sequence of results in the event. The Asian nation has won every world and Olympic title in the women's synchronized springboard since the 2000 Sydney Games.