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Chen wins on last dive to give China its 7th gold

Chen wins on last dive to give China its 7th gold

Chen Ruolin rallied on her last dive to earn four 10s, winning the gold medal in women's 10-meter platform and making China 7-for-7 with one event remaining at the Beijing Olympics.
Chen totaled 447.70 points Thursday after hitting a backward 2 1/2 somersault with 1 1/2 twists with the title on the line.
Emilie Heymans of Canada, who led by 7.15 points going into Chen's last dive, earned the silver with 437.05. Chen's teammate, Wang Xin, took the bronze at 429.50.


Updated : 2021-06-21 03:11 GMT+08:00