2008 FINA Diving World Cup

The 2008 FINA Diving World Cup was held in Beijing, China and was a test event for the new Beijing Aquatics Center (Water Cube), as well as a qualifying event for 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

The Beijing Aquatics Center (Water Cube).

Summary of EventsEdit

  • China won all but one Discipline at the 2008 World Cup.
  • Germany's Sascha Klien won the Ten Meter Platform (the only title China didn't get).

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  China (CHN)74011
2  Germany (GER)1102
3  Russia (RUS)0202
4  Canada (CAN)0112
5  Australia (AUS)0022
  Mexico (MEX)0022
  United States (USA)0022
8  Great Britain (GBR)0011
Totals (8 nations)88824

MenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Springboard Finals
3 m He Chong
  China
Qin Kai
  China
Yahel Castillo
  Mexico
3 m synchro Qin Kai
Wang Feng
  China
Yuriy Kunakov
Dmitri Sautin
  Russia
Alexander Despatie
Arturo Miranda
  Canada
Platform Finals
10 m Sascha Klein
  Germany
Zhou Lüxin
  China
David Boudia
  United States
10 m synchro Huo Liang
Lin Yue
  China
Patrick Hausding
Sascha Klein
  Germany
Blake Aldridge
Thomas Daley
  Great Britain

WomenEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Springboard Finals
3 m Wu Minxia
  China
Guo Jingjing
  China
Sharleen Stratton
  Australia
3 m synchro Guo Jingjing
Wu Minxia
  China
Yuliya Pakhalina
Anastasia Pozdnyakova
  Russia
Kelci Bryant
Ariel Rittenhouse
  United States
Platform Finals
10 m Chen Ruolin
  China
Wang Xin
  China
Paola Espinosa
  Mexico
10 m synchro Chen Ruolin
Wang Xin
  China
Émilie Heymans
Marie-Ève Marleau
  Canada
Briony Cole
Melissa Wu
  Australia
Preceded by
2006 FINA Diving World Cup
(Changzhou, China)
2008 FINA Diving World Cup
(Beijing, China)
Succeeded by
2010 FINA Diving World Cup
(Changzhou, China)

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