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China's Qin Kai performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre

China's Qin Kai performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS SPORT SWIMMING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Russia's Ilya Zakharov performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre

Russia's Ilya Zakharov performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS)

Ukraine's Illya Kvasha performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre

Ukraine's Illya Kvasha performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS SPORT SWIMMING)

Troy Dumais of the U.S. performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre

Troy Dumais of the U.S. performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS SPORT SWIMMING)

Italy's Tania Cagnotto performs a dive during the women's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre

Italy's Tania Cagnotto performs a dive during the women's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 3, 2012. OLY-DIVE-DVW3SP/(DVW001901) REUTERS/Jorge Silva (BRITAIN - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT DIVING)

Mexico's Yahel Castillo Huerta performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard semi-final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre

Mexico's Yahel Castillo Huerta performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard semi-final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS)

France's Matthieu Rosset performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre

France's Matthieu Rosset performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard preliminary round at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 6, 2012. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS SPORT SWIMMING)

London Olympic Games - Day 11

China's Qin Kai in action during the Men's 3m Springboard Semi Final Round at the Aquatic Centre

London Olympic Games - Day 11

Mexico's Yahel Castillo Huerta in action during the Men's 3m Springboard Semi Final Round at the Aquatic Centre

London Olympic Games - Day 7

China's Wu Minxia in action during the Women's 3m Springboard Preliminary Round at the Aquatic Centre

London Olympic Games - Day 10

Mexico's Daniel Islas Arroyo during the Men's 3m Springboard Preliminary Round

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China's He Chong competes in the men's 3m springboard preliminary round during the diving event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 6, 2012 in London. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI

Canada's Alexandre Despatie performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre

Canada's Alexandre Despatie performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS)

China's Qin Kai performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre

China's Qin Kai performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Michael Dalder (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

China's He Chong performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard semi-final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre

China's He Chong performs a dive during the men's 3m springboard semi-final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 7, 2012. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT DIVING OLYMPICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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