China's ambition to win all eight gold medals in the Olympic diving competition at Rio 2016 was ended by Britain's Chris Mears and Jack Laugher in the men's synchronised 3 metre springboard competition at the Marie Lenk Aquatic Centre.
China, winner of the eight diving gold medals on offer at the 2012 Olympics in London, is aiming to maintain its dominance in the Rio 2016 competition due to get underway in the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre tomorrow as it provides potential winners in all eight events.
The inaugural British Swimming Awards have been launched in recognition of the achievements by the National Governing Body’s athletes throughout the season.
Russia successfully defended their synchronised swimming free routine title in front of the home fans at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Championships in Kazan.
Russia’s Evgeny Kuznetsov has claimed gold in the men’s three metre springboard final, while China continued their dominance with a further two gold medals at the International Aquatics Federation (FINA) World Diving Series in London.