China's 15-year-old Ren Qian wins gold in women's 10m

Baku, August 19, AZERTAC

She stayed in the shadow of her elder countrywoman through the preliminary and semifinal, but reigning World Cup champion Ren Qian strung together a dominant list of dives in the women's individual 10m platform final Thursday in Rio to secure another diving gold medal for China.

On a clear, warm day with very little wind at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center, 15-year-old Ren totaled 439.25 points for the top spot with 17-year-old Si Yajie, who placed first in both the preliminary and semifinal, taking silver right behind her with 419.40 points.

Canada's Meaghan Benfeito, who took bronze in the synchronized platform event last week, won another bronze with 389.20 points.

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