Russia stops China's gold rush in Olympic diving

Ilya Zakharov of Russia dives during the men's 3-meter springboard diving semifinal at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer

LONDON (AP) â?? Ilya Zakharov of Russia scored 104.50 points on his last dive to win the 3-meter springboard at the London Olympics, spoiling China's bid to sweep all eight diving events.

Zakharov totaled 555.90 points in the six-round final Tuesday night. Qin Kai of China took the lead into the last round, but he settled for silver at 541.75.

He Chong, the defending champion and Qin's teammate, earned the bronze at 524.15.

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