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Synchronized Platform, Women

Date12 August 2008 — 14:30
LocationBeijing Guojia Youyong Zhongxin, Beijing Aolinpike Gongyuan, Beijing
Participants16 from 8 countries
Format10 metre platform. Five dives. Final round only.

Chen Ruolin had won the 2006 World Cup and 2007 World Championships, diving alongside Jia Tong. In 2008 Jia was replaced by Wang Xin, and the pair won the 2008 World Cup leading up to Beijing. They won the gold medal at the 2008 Olympics with the best dive in every round. The silver medal went to the 2007 World Championship silver medalists – Australia’s Bree Cole and Melissa Wu. Chen and Wang went on to win the World title in 2009 and 2011 and the 2010 and 2012 World Cup. Wu won further silver medals at the 2011 World Championships and the 2010 World Cups, this time partnered by Alexandra Croak.

1People's Republic of ChinaCHN363.54Gold
Wang XinChen Ruolin
Bree ColeMelissa Wu
Paola EspinosaTatiana Ortiz
Annett GammNora Subschinski
5United StatesUSA309.12
Mary Beth DunnichayHaley Ishimatsu
6Democratic People's Republic of KoreaPRK308.10
Choe Kum-HuiKim Un-Hyang
Meaghan BenfeitoRoseline Filion
8Great BritainGBR303.48
Tonia CouchStacie Powell