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He Chong wins record-tying gold

Updated: July 26, 2013, 3:00 PM ET
Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain -- He Chong won his record-tying third consecutive world title in the men's 3-meter springboard on Friday, giving China its seventh gold medal in eight diving events.

Trailing heading into the fifth and next-to-last round, He nailed an impressive dive to ultimately finish with 544.95 points. It was He's second gold this week after dominating the synchronized 3-meter springboard with Qin Kai on Tuesday.

He's victories in 2009, 2011, and 2013 match American Phillip ...

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