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Purdue University Diver David Boudia Wins Olympic Gold


Photo: Courtesy of Purdue University

David Boudia earned a gold and bronze medal in the 2012 London Olympics.

American diver David Boudia won the gold medal in the 10-meter platform diving event at the 2012 London Olympics on Saturday. Boudia, who recently graduated from Purdue University and lives in Noblesville, Ind., finished with a score of 568.65.

The silver medal went to China’s Bo Qiu with a score of 566.85, and Great Britain’s Thomas Daley won the bronze with a score of 556.95.

Boudia and his teammate Nicholas McCrory also earned a bronze medal in the synchronized 10-meter platform event.

Photos of Boudia’s gold-medal dive can be found on NBC’s website.

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