Chen wins China's 7th diving gold of Rio Olympics

2016-08-21 00:20:46 GMT2016-08-21 08:20:46(Beijing Time) Xinhua English
China's Chen Aisen competes during the men's 10m platform of Diving at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Aug. 20, 2016. Chen Aisen won the gold medal. (Xinhua/Wang Haofei) China's Chen Aisen competes during the men's 10m platform of Diving at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Aug. 20, 2016. Chen Aisen won the gold medal. (Xinhua/Wang Haofei)
China's Chen Aisen competes during the men's 10m platform of Diving at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Aug. 20, 2016. Chen Aisen won the gold medal. (Xinhua/Wang Haofei) China's Chen Aisen competes during the men's 10m platform of Diving at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Aug. 20, 2016. Chen Aisen won the gold medal. (Xinhua/Wang Haofei)
China's Chen Aisen competes during the men's 10m platform of Diving at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Aug. 20, 2016. Chen Aisen won the gold medal. (Xinhua/Wang Haofei) China's Chen Aisen competes during the men's 10m platform of Diving at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Aug. 20, 2016. Chen Aisen won the gold medal. (Xinhua/Wang Haofei)
Gold medalist China's Chen Aisen attends the awarding ceremony for the men's 10m platform of Diving at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Aug. 20, 2016. (Xinhua/Ding Xu) Gold medalist China's Chen Aisen attends the awarding ceremony for the men's 10m platform of Diving at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Aug. 20, 2016. (Xinhua/Ding Xu)

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- China's Chen Aisen clinched his second gold medal of the Rio Olympics by winning the men's 10m platform on Saturday.

The 20-year-old finished with 585.30 points to beat Mexico's German Sanchez by 52.60 points in the final event at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre. David Boudia of the United States took bronze with 525.25 points.

Chen also claimed the men's synchronized platform title in Rio alongside Lin Yue on August 8.

China has won seven out of a possible eight diving gold medals at the Rio Games.

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