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Diving: China win ninth gold, one from clean sweep

Diving icon Wu Minxia led a Chinese one-two in the women's 3m springboard Saturday to take the hosts to within just one victory of sweeping all 10 world championships titles.
By HT Correspondent | AFP, Shanghai
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2011 04:19 PM IST

Diving icon Wu Minxia led a Chinese one-two in the women's 3m springboard Saturday to take the hosts to within just one victory of sweeping all 10 world championships titles.

Wu totalled 380.85 points for gold ahead of team-mate He Zi, her partner in the 3m synchro competition, with Canada's Jennifer Abel claiming bronze.

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