Olympics: Britain's Daley, Lee win men's synchronised 10m platform diving gold

Thomas Daley and Matty Lee. (Photo: olympics.com)
26/07/2021 03:52 PM

TOKYO, July 26 -- British divers Thomas Daley and Matty Lee claimed the men's synchronised 10m platform gold medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games here on Monday, said Xinhua.

The British duo began to build their leading position after the fourth dive and tallied 471.81 points, beating China's Cao Yuan and Chen Aisen to second place at 470.58 points. Cao and Chen faltered in their fourth dive, scoring sixth-placed 73.44 points.

Britain ended China's successive title winning feat in the event since 2004.

Aleksandr Bondar and Viktor Minibaev representing the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) came third with 439.92 points.