China makes it 3-for-3 in diving

Aug. 12, 2008, 3:30 a.m. (ET)

BEIJING (AP) Wang Xin and Chen Ruolin gave China its third straight victory in diving, easily winning the women's 10-meter synchronized competition on Tuesday.

The home team is now 3-for-3 in one of its favorite sports, having also won synchro events in woman's 3-meter springboard and men's 10-meter platform. The Chinese are hoping to sweep all eight golds in diving.

Wang and Chen won gold with a score of 363.54 points. Australia's Briony Cole and Melissa Wu took the silver at 335.16, while Mexico's Paola Espinosa and Tatiana Ortiz claimed bronze at 330.06.