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World champion Despatie of Canada was fourth

Updated: August 28, 2004, 4:25 PM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- Hu Jia overtook teammate Tian Liang on his next-to-last dive to win the 10-meter platform title Saturday night, giving China a record sixth Olympic diving gold medal.

Hu totaled 748.08 points to upset defending champion Tian in the final diving event of the Athens Games. Mathew Helm of Australia edged Tian for silver by 0.90 points, finishing with 730.56 to Tian's 729.66. World champion Alexandre Despatie of Canada was fourth with 707.46.

Hu got out of water and threw ...

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