China continues to dominate the diving boards at the Rio Olympics, with Cao Yuan winning the nation’s 5th medal in just 6 events.
Defending Olympic champ Ilia Zakharov of Russia smacked his foot on the board during his first dive, but recovered in time to just sneak into the semifinal.
China kept one of the longest aquatic Olympic gold streaks going with a gold-silver sweep of the women’s 3-meter springboard diving event, courtesy of Shi Tingmao and He Zi, who got a special surprise on the awards podium.
The diving pool at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre remained green on Wednesday.
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Chen Ruolin won her 3rd-consecutive gold medal to help China remain 5-for-5 in Olympic women’s 10-meter synchronized diving.
Absent from the 2012 Olympics, 2008 gold medalist Lin Yue returned to help China wins its 4th-straight gold medal in the men’s 10m Synchronized Platform Diving final.
Shi Tingmao and Wu Minxia won the opening diving event at the 2016 Rio Olympics, giving China its 4th-straight Olympic gold in the women’s synchronized 3-meter springboard.
Australia has named 18-year-old Brittany O’Brien to its Olympic diving roster to replace the injured Brittany Broben.
Chuck Wade has been hired as the Crimson Tide’s diving coach, Alabama swimming and diving head coach Dennis Pursley announced this week. Wade comes to the Crimson Tide after coaching at Pine Crest Preparatory School and serving as a volunteer coach at Florida State.
2012 Olympic diving silver medallist Brittany Broben has been forced to withdraw from the 2016 Australian Olympic Team.
As the newest addition to the Florida swimming & diving coaching staff, Bryan Gillooly will join the program this fall, head coach Gregg Troy announced Monday. Gillooly will be in charge of the divers.
With extensive experience training divers on the national level as owner of one of the nation’s premier diving clubs, coaching experience with USA Diving and collegiate stints at four programs in the mid-Atlantic area, John Wolsh was hired as diving coach at James Madison as announced on Thursday by swimming and diving Head Coach Dane Pedersen.
Georgia head diving coach Dan Laak has been chosen as an assistant coach for host country Brazil for the upcoming Olympic Games.
China, Colombia, Germany, Italy, Japan, Switzerland and the USA grabbed a gold medal this weekend in Bolzano, Italy, as the city staged the fifth leg of the FINA Diving Grand Prix 2016, from July 15-17.