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Synchronized Springboard, Men

Date13 August 2008 — 14:30
LocationBeijing Guojia Youyong Zhongxin, Beijing Aolinpike Gongyuan, Beijing
Participants16 from 8 countries
Format3 metre springboard. Six dives. Final round only.

The favorites were the Chinese Wang Feng and Qin Kai. They were World Champions in 2007 and won the 2008 World Cup. Wang had also won the 2005 World Championship and 2006 World Cup with a different partner. China won the gold with a dominant performance, silver going to the Russian pair of Dmitry Sautin and Yury Kunakov, who were the European Champions and had been runners-up at the 2008 World Cup, as Sautin won his eighth Olympic diving medal, an all-time Olympic best for diving. Wang and Qin went on to win the 2009 World Championships, and Qin won again in 2011, this time with Luo Yutong.

1People's Republic of ChinaCHN469.08Gold
Wang FengQin Kai
2Russian FederationRUS421.98Silver
Dmitry SautinYury Kunakov
Illia KvashaOleksiy Pryhorov
4United StatesUSA410.73
Chris ColwillJevon Tarantino
Alexandre DespatieArturo Miranda
Pavlo RozenbergSascha Klein
7Great BritainGBR402.36
Nick Robinson-BakerBen Swain
Scott RobertsonRobert Newbery