TODAY'S NUMBER 36

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TODAY'S

NUMBER

36

The years since a woman diver won two gold medals at the same Olympic Games. China's Fu Mingxia, a world champion at 12, added the three-metre springboard crown to her 10m platform title to equal the record of Ingrid Kramer, of East Germany, at the 1960 Games in Rome. "The key to my success is my technical skills," Fu said. "My performance was quite consistent and I'm prepared psychologically. I was pretty relaxed."

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