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Chen wins men's 10-meter for China's 7th diving gold

China won its seventh gold in eight diving events at the Rio Olympics, showing off the superpower's depth with a less heralded champion in men's 10-meter platform.

Chen Aisen claimed the title with 585.30 points Saturday night, displaying the greatest consistency throughout the six-round contest. Three times he topped 100 points on his dives, closing the contest with one that earned perfect scores of 10.

"I never thought I would get this medal for diving and I am still in a state of shock," he said through a translator.

Chen hit a back 2 1/2 somersaults with 2 ½ twists, barely making a splash as he sliced the water for 108.00 points — the...

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