Reigning Olympic champion Quan Hongchan gave herself a huge boost of momentum heading into the Paris Games by winning the 10-meter platform at the World Aquatics Championships on Monday.
The 16-year-old Chinese star edged teammate Chen Yuxi, totaling 436.25 points over five dives. Chen, the two-time reigning world champion, settled for a silver this time with 427.80.
The two divers secured yet another diving gold medal for China, effortlessly clinching victory in the women's synchronized 10-meter platform on Tuesday.
They concluded with a remarkable score of 362.22 points, earning numerous perfect 10s throughout their performance. Their score placed them well ahead of the silver medalists, Jo Jin-mi and Kim Mi-rae of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, who scored 320.70 points, while Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix and Lois Toulson of Britain took home the bronze with a score of 299.34 points.