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Olympics diving: men’s synchronised 10m platform final – live!

Mexico take on the same dive as Russia, even lifting their right knees in time. They’re in perfect sync for take-off, but both fail to land the entry – costing individual execution and collective points. That’s good news for GB, with Mexico slipping behind Germany.

Less good for GB: the USA continue to deliver, nailing a dive with 3.4 difficulty and picking up 85 points. Not the best synchronisation, but both pulled the dive off expertly. Ukraine, not out of the medal mix, are as one throughout their inward dive, and match the American score.

Russia take on their most difficult dive, skipping along the platform and thundering into a quadruple somersault. It’s not the best, the heavy splash reverberating around the arena. Just mid-60s there, while Germany take on a backward somersault, and deliver their best dive to date, getting the coaches to their feet. 92.8, with high marks for synchronisation.

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Olympics diving: men’s synchronised 10m platform final – live!

Mexico take on the same dive as Russia, even lifting their right knees in time. They’re in perfect sync for take-off, but both fail to land the entry – costing individual execution and collective points. That’s good news for GB, with Mexico slipping behind Germany.

Less good for GB: the USA continue to deliver, nailing a dive with 3.4 difficulty and picking up 85 points. Not the best synchronisation, but both pulled the dive off expertly. Ukraine, not out of the medal mix, are as one throughout their inward dive, and match the American score.

Russia take on their most difficult dive, skipping along the platform and thundering into a quadruple somersault. It’s not the best, the heavy splash reverberating around the arena. Just mid-60s there, while Germany take on a backward somersault, and deliver their best dive to date, getting the coaches to their feet. 92.8, with high marks for synchronisation.

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