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.