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Yang Jian of China showed he’s the favorite for gold in men’s 10-meter platform

by ZwemZa on August 6th, 2021

World champion Yang Jian of China showed he’s the favorite for gold in men’s 10-meter platform diving by leading prelims.

Yang gathered 546.90 points over six dives to finish comfortably ahead of teammate Cao Yuan, who earned 529.30 points.

Worlds bronze medalist Aleksandr Bondar of the Russian Olympic Committee placed third with 513.85 points and Tom Daley, who won gold in 10-meter synchro with British teammate Matty Lee, came fourth with 453.70.

The top 18 finishers in the 29-man field advanced to the semifinals on Saturday.

Then the top 12 from the semifinals will reach the final that will conclude the diving program on Saturday.

Americans Brandon Loschiavo and Jordan Windle qualified in 11th and 15th, respectively.

The Associated Press

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