FINA Communication Department

The first meet of the 14th FINA Diving Grand Prix 2008, held from January 18-20, 2008 in Madrid (ESP), was marked by Chinese victories in all eight events of the competition. After their domination in 2007, the Chinese champions started their final road towards the 2008 Olympic Games at home in Beijing next August, in the best possible way.In Madrid, the main challengers of the Chinese divers were, amongst men, the Germans, British and Ukrainians, while in the women’s field, representatives from Canada, Ukraine and Great Britain also got medals.
MEDALLISTS in Madrid:
MEN3m springboard: 1. Xinhua Zhang (CHN) 511.30; 2. Pavel Rozenberg (GER) 468.55; 3. Bo Peng (CHN) 465.5010m platform: 1. Jia Hu (CHN) 540.75; 2. Liguang Yang (CHN) 506.55; 3. Thomas Daley (GBR) 495.453m springboard synchro: 1. Yutong Lou/Chen Zhang (CHN) 415.56; 2. Dmytro Lysenko/Anton Zakharov (UKR) 408.21; 3. Ben Swain/Nicholas Robinson-Baker (GBR) 407.0110m platform synchro: 1. Liguang Yang/Hao Zhang (CHN) 460.68; 2. Thomas Daley/Blake Aldridge (GBR) 417.93; 3. Norman Becker/Johanes Donay (GER) 394.32WOMEN3m springboard: 1. Zi He (CHN) 371.40; 2. Blythe Hartley (CAN) 336.30; 3. Jennifer Abel (CAN) 302.3010m platform: 1. Li Kang (CHN) 413.20; 2. Hao Wang (CHN) 406.50; 3. Emilie Heymans (CAN) 321.153m springboard synchro: 1. Ting Li/Qinxi Zhao (CHN) 296.40; 2. Olena Fedorova/Alevtyna Korolyova (UKR) 293.44; 3. Blythe Hartley/Melanie Rinaldi (CAN) 287.7010m platform synchro: 1. Hao Wang/Li Kang (CHN) 352.56; 2. Monique McCarroll/Sarah Barrow (GBR) 314.70; 3. Marie-Eve Marleau/Emilie Heymans (CAN) 306.30

The first meet of the 14th FINA Diving Grand Prix 2008, held from January 18-20, 2008 in Madrid (ESP), was marked by Chinese victories in all eight events of the competition. After their domination in 2007, the Chinese champions started their final road towards the 2008 Olympic Games at home in Beijing next August, in the best possible way.

In Madrid, the main challengers of the Chinese divers were, amongst men, the Germans, British and Ukrainians, while in the women’s field, representatives from Canada, Ukraine and Great Britain also got medals.

MEDALLISTS in Madrid:

MEN
3m springboard: 1. Xinhua Zhang (CHN) 511.30; 2. Pavel Rozenberg (GER) 468.55; 3. Bo Peng (CHN) 465.50
10m platform: 1. Jia Hu (CHN) 540.75; 2. Liguang Yang (CHN) 506.55; 3. Thomas Daley (GBR) 495.45
3m springboard synchro: 1. Yutong Lou/Chen Zhang (CHN) 415.56; 2. Dmytro Lysenko/Anton Zakharov (UKR) 408.21; 3. Ben Swain/Nicholas Robinson-Baker (GBR) 407.01
10m platform synchro: 1. Liguang Yang/Hao Zhang (CHN) 460.68; 2. Thomas Daley/Blake Aldridge (GBR) 417.93; 3. Norman Becker/Johanes Donay (GER) 394.32

WOMEN
3m springboard: 1. Zi He (CHN) 371.40; 2. Blythe Hartley (CAN) 336.30; 3. Jennifer Abel (CAN) 302.30
10m platform: 1. Li Kang (CHN) 413.20; 2. Hao Wang (CHN) 406.50; 3. Emilie Heymans (CAN) 321.15
3m springboard synchro: 1. Ting Li/Qinxi Zhao (CHN) 296.40; 2. Olena Fedorova/Alevtyna Korolyova (UKR) 293.44; 3. Blythe Hartley/Melanie Rinaldi (CAN) 287.70
10m platform synchro: 1. Hao Wang/Li Kang (CHN) 352.56; 2. Monique McCarroll/Sarah Barrow (GBR) 314.70; 3. Marie-Eve Marleau/Emilie Heymans (CAN) 306.30