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Synchronized Springboard, Men

Date28 September 2000 — 11:35
LocationSydney International Aquatic Centre, Olympic Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Participants16 from 8 countries
Format3 metre springboards. Five dives. Final round only.

There were eight duos who performed five dives in a final only. The 1998 World Champions were the Chinese, but that duo of Yu Zhuocheng and Xu Hao had been replaced by Xiong Ni and Xiao Hailiang. Xiong was the 1996 and 2000 Olympic springboard champion and Xiao had won bronze in 1996 on platform, and together they led the 2000 World Cup. They won the gold medal easily with the highest score on every dive. The Russian pair of Dmitry Sautin and Aleksandr Dobroskok won silver, pulling ahead of the Australians Robert Newbery and Dean Pullar on the final dive.

1People's Republic of ChinaCHN365.58Gold
Xiao HailiangXiong Ni
2Russian FederationRUS329.97Silver
Aleksandr DobroskokDmitry Sautin
Robert NewberyDean Pullar
4United StatesUSA320.91
Troy DumaisDavid Pichler
Fernando PlatasEduardo Rueda
Gilles Emptoz-LacôteFrédéric Pierre
7Great BritainGBR296.64
Tony AliMark Shipman
Nicola MarconiDonald Miranda