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Olympics-Diving-China wins men’s 3m synchro springboard to claim third gold of Games

TOKYO (Reuters) -China won their third diving gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday by reclaiming the men’s 3 metre synchronised springboard title they lost to Britain in Rio.

Wang Zongyuan and Xie Siyi got off to a strong start and finished on 467.82 points, ahead of Andrew Capobianco and Michael Hixon of the United States in second.

Germany’s Patrick Hausding and Lars Rudiger took bronze, while 2016 champions Britain were seventh.

(Reporting by Yuki Nitta; Editing by Stephen Coates/Peter Rutherford)

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