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He Chong of Guangdong claims China's sixth Diving gold
Latest Updated at 2008-August-20 08:41:55
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He Chong of China performs a dive during the Men's 3m Springboard Final of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games diving event in Beijing, China, Aug. 19, 2008. He Chong claimed gold of the event with a total score of 572.90 points. (Xinhua/Liu Yu)

He Chong of China dives into the water during the Men's 3m Springboard Final of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games diving event in Beijing, China, Aug. 18, 2008. He Chong won gold of the event. (Xinhua/Zhao Peng)

China's dominance in Diving continued at the Water Cube on Tuesday, August 19, with He Chong winning the Men's 3m Springboard with 572.90 points. The host nation has won all six Diving competitions contested in Beijing thus far and has won the Men's Springboard in three consecutive Olympic Games.

Alexandre Despatie of Canada continued a streak of his own, winning silver in the event for the second straight Olympic Games. He Chong's compatriot, Qin Kai, won bronze.

Profile of He Chong

Date of Birth: Jun 10 1987

Height(cm/ft in): 170cm / 5'7"

Gender: Male

Weight(kg/lbs): 62 kg / 137 lbs

Place of Birth: Guangdong (China)

Residence: Beijing (China)

Alexandre Despatie

Alexandre Despatie

Qin Kai

 

Editor: Yan

By: Source: www.beijing2008.com

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