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China's Li Shixin defends world title

Updated: July 22, 2013, 2:08 PM ET
Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain -- China swept both diving gold medals at the world championships Monday, with Li Shixin defending his men's 1-meter springboard title and Chen Ruolin and Liu Huixia winning the women's 10-meter synchronized platform.

Li totaled 460.95 points through six dives after rallying from a sub-par start.

Four-time European champion Illya Kvasha of Ukraine took silver with 434.30, while Alejandro Chavez of Mexico won bronze with 431.55.

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