China completes sweep of diving golds at worlds
Saturday, July 23, 2011
SHANGHAI (AP) -- Qiu Bo won the men's 10-meter platform title, helping China complete a gold medal sweep for the first time in diving at the world championships.
Qiu totaled 585.45 points in the six-dive final Sunday to win China's 10th gold and 14th medal overall at the outdoor pool. Qiu finished second two years ago in Rome.
American David Boudia earned the silver with 544.25, the only medal won by the United States in Shanghai. Sascha Klein of Germany took the bronze at 534.50.
Defending champion Tom Daley of Britain finished fifth. Boudia's teammate, Nick McCrory, was sixth.