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Gold medalist David Boudia of the U.S. poses on the podium with silver medalist Qiu Bo (L) of China and bronze medalist Tom Daley (R) of Britain


U.S. diver David Boudia won a gold medal in 10-meter platform dive event on Day 15 (8/11/12) of the London 2012 Olympics. Boudia became the first American to win a 10-meter platform diving gold medal since Greg Louganis did it in Seoul in 1988. Winning the silver medal was Qiu Bo of China, and Tom Daley of Britain took the bronze medal.


Qiu Bo from China competes during the men's 10-meter platform diving semi final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Qiu Bo is a diver who came into London as China's great hope at diving's marquis event, the men's 10 meter platform. When it came down to the final dive, the USA's David Boudia edged him out for gold, defeating a country who has dominated the sport the last several Olympic games.


Olympic Highlights in Photographs

Men's Diving China's Qiu Bo performs his first dive during the men's 10m platform final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 11, 2012.

Qiu Bo will compete in his first Olympics in 10m platform. Qiu Bo is the reigning world champion in this event.

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Una planta de tratamiento de aguas residuales en la Planta de Tratamiento de Aguas Shaoxing. © Qiu Bo / Greenpeace

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Bao Jiefu de Xinsunrui pueblo tiene 68 años y fue diagnosticado con cáncer linfático en 2008. © Qiu Bo / Greenpeace

in the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Individual All-Around final on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 2, 2012 in London, England.