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Chinese divers had won six of the seven gold medals awarded at the 2012 London Games going into the final diving event, the men’s 10-meter platform. Two Chinese divers, Qiu Bo and Lin Yue, were ranked first and second after the preliminaries and again after the semifinals. But in an upset, David Boudia of the United States won gold, the first gold medal for the United States in diving since Laura Wilkinson in 2000 and the first for the men since Mark Lenzi won the 3-meter springboard in 1992.
This piece includes color photographs and video of the event.
http://disembedded.wordpress.com/2012/08/12/david-boudia-upsets-chinese-wins-olympic-gold-in-10-meter-platform-diving/Chinese divers had won six of the seven gold medals awarded at the 2012 London Games... more