2012 Olympics Men's Diving Results: Winners, Synchronized 10-Meter [Live Streaming]
on Jul 30, 2012 09:44 AM EDT
Taking the Olympic gold medal for the men's final synchronized diving 10-meter platform was Team China's Cao Yuan and Zhang Yanquan, with a score of 486.78.
Mexico got the silver with a score of 468.90 and USA came in third with 463.47.
The game aired live at 10 a.m. Eastern time (3 p.m. London time) and can be watched again on NBC's official website for the 2012 Olympic Games, where all games are streamed live.
Great Britian had the lead in the beginning of the competition but by round five, China had a significant lead over the other teams and stayed on top, ultimately grabbing the gold.
Other teams competing hailed from Russia, Germany, Cuba, Great Britain and Ukraine.
For a complete schedule of all the Olympic men and women diving games, click here.
Representing USA was David Boudia,23, and Nick McCrory,20. The pair, competing together since 2012, began the competition with an inward dive and ended round six with a back 2 ½ somersault 2 ½ twist. USA started strong and scored straightnines across the board by only the second round.
McCrory will also compete in the individual men's 10-meter platform dive.
USA holds a record total 128 Olympic diving medals and China comes in second holding a total of 49 diving medals.
In the women's 3-meter synchronized finals on July 29, USA divers Kelci Bryant and Abby Johnston won the first US diving medal since 2000 in the Sydney Olympics, coming in with the silver while China nabbed their third straight gold in the event.
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