Great Britain’s Jack Laugher won the men's three metres springboard title as action continued today at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Diving World Series in Beijing.
The 22-year-old, who won three metres springboard synchro gold and three metres springboard silver at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, started by registering 95.20 points and never looked back on his way to posting a winning total of 554.00 at the Water Cube.
China's Xie Siyi and Cao Yuan, the Olympic champion, were second and third with 539.15 and 510.05 points respectively.
"I am very happy about today's performance," Laugher said.
"It is 10 points lower than my personal best.
"I am very happy to dive here with my favourite divers, Cao Yuan and Xie.
"In term of the scores, it is my second-best performance.
"My personal best was 10 points higher in Dubai last year."
In the women’s three metres springboard event, double Olympic champion Shi Tingmao of China triumphed with 391.05 points.
Chang Yani, a gold medallist in yesterday's women's 10m synchro platform together with Ren Qian, finished second with 330.35 points.
Maddison Keeney of Australia came third with 327.85 points, while Canada’s Jennifer Abel was fourth with 316.95.
There was also success for China in mixed three metres springboard synchro event as Wang Han and Li Zheng won with 323.10 points.
Australia’s Keeney and Domonic Bedggood were second with 305.34 points, followed by Canada’s Abel and Fancois Imbeau-Dulac with 304.74.
Britain’s Grace Reid and Tom Daley finished fourth with 300.33 points.
Competition in Beijing is due to conclude tomorrow.