Sporting Digest: Swimming

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WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: DIVING: Men's one-metre springboard, quarter-finals (Top two in each group qualify for semi-finals. Six dives): Group A: 1 F Platas (Mex) 344.16pts; 2 B Earley (US) 336.90; 3 C Sheng (China) 324.48; 4 A Kogalev (Bel) 308.79. Group B: 1 K McMahon (US) 339.42; 2 E Jongejans (Neth) 331.98; 3 D Sautin (Rus) 315.54; 4 A Koustov (Rus) 311.04. Semi-finals (top two in each group qualify): Group A: 1 Earley (US) 368.46; 2 B Lietzow (Ger) 363.03; 3 Platas 351.48; 4 H Schlepps (Ger) 347.88. Group B: 1 L Wei (China) 361.44; 2 E Stewart (Zim) 354.42; 3 McMahon 347.88; 4 Jongejans 344.94.

Final: 1 Stewart 382.14pts; 2 L Wei (Ch) 375.18; 3 Earley 361.59; 4 Lietzow 353.46.

WATER POLO: MEN: preliminary matches, Group A: United States 9 Romania 7; Germany 9 Netherlands 8. Group B: Australia 28 New Zealand 4. Group C: Greece 15 South Africa 3; Russia 5 Cuba 4. Group D: Hungary 13 Canada 0.

WOMEN: Group A: Canada 10 Brazil 7; Netherlands 15 France 1; Hungary 6 Russia 4. Group B: Germany 13 New Zealand 5; US 8 Australia 7; Italy 10 Kazakhstan 5.

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