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David Boudia won Olympic gold in the men's 10-meter platform diving, which is the highlight of the men's diving competition.
USA Diving hadn't won an Olympic medal since the 2000 Olympics in Sydney.
All of that changed in London with four diving medals, capped off by David Boudia's upset win over China's Qiu Bo in the 10-meter platform.
Boudia, Qiu and Great Britain's Tom Daley went into the last dive of the final round separated by 0.15 points.
All three performed excellent dives, but Qiu and Boudia had higher degrees of difficulty, which relegated Daley to the bronze.
For Qiu and Boudia, both performed a back two-and-a-half somersault with two-and-a-half twists. In the end, it was Boudia who was just a little bit better, scoring a 102.60 compared to Qiu's 100.80.
The win ended the Chinese dominance in the event, shocking many onlookers.